Desoto State Park

Horseback Riding

DeSoto State Park Horseback Riding Children
DeSoto State Park Shady Grove Dude Ranch Riders
DeSoto State Park Shady Grove Dude Ranch Horse

Local Horseback Riding Recommendation:

Shady Grove Dude Ranch

(privately owned, not part of DeSoto State Park)

Shady Grove Dude Ranch is a perfect place to take family and friends. The Ranch is located on scenic Lookout Mountain near Mentone, Alabama(within 3 miles of DeSoto State Park)

 With 800 acres of beautiful wooded wilderness you have a view of Little River and the Cloudmont Ski area. If you enjoy the great outdoors, horseback riding, and exploring DeSoto State Park, then this is the place for you!


Shady Grove offers a ride to the famous DeSoto Falls.

One and a half hour Waterfall Rides: $40.00


Additional Information

Call Shady Grove for horseback riding Reservations: 256-634-4027 


Rides can be given any day, weather permitting.