Finest Horseback Riding Along the Oregon Coast

Four people horseback riding on an Oregon beachYachats, Oregon, is a beautiful ocean town in the middle of the Oregon Coast. We’re close to the magnificent, crashing Pacific Ocean and the towering, emerald Northwest forests. When you stay here with Adobe Resort, you’ll find the famous Oregon mist and laid back culture, all while breathing in the fresh sea breeze each and every day. Wake up see the fog cling lazily to skyscraping trees. Fall asleep gazing at the ocean sunset from your private patio. And when you’re away from your luxurious Adobe Resort room, there are plenty of things to do in Yachats, Oregon, like horseback riding along the Oregon Coast. 

Horseback Riding on the Beach in Yachats, Oregon

Horseback riding on the beach is something we always see in movies, but how many people actually get the chance to do it? There are several options near Yachats, Oregon, for this once-in-a-lifetime experience. Just thirty minutes south is C&M Stables. This stable is located in the Siuslaw National Forest just past Heceta Head Lighthouse and the Sea Lion Caves. They offer beach rides, trail rides, morning rides, and sunset rides. Explore a new stretch of the picturesque Oregon Coast while horseback riding. 

If you’re looking to drive along the famous Route 101, Green Acres Beach & Trail Rides is a 1.75-hour drive north from Adobe Resort. The route hugs the coast and provides amazing views of the rocky Pacific Ocean cliffs. This stable offers a leisurely option for horseback riding on the beach, as well as a more challenging option and a more romantic option. They’ll schedule a private ride for couples to get engaged beneath a 100-year-old cherry tree. After you pop the question, return to your oceanview room for dinner for two

Green Oregon Coast Horseback Riding

Smith Rock State Park at sunset

For a more cowboy-esque Oregon Coast horseback riding experience, head inland to the rugged mountain terrain. The drive is a little longer, but the scenery is just as gorgeous—you’ll pass through the Siuslaw National Forest and the Deschutes National Forest along the way. Smith Rock Trail Rides takes you through the Crooked River canyon, Smith Rock State Park, and Faith, Hope & Charity Vineyards. So when you finish your horseback riding adventure, you can relax with a big glass of wine.


Tumalo, Oregon’s Flyspur Horse Ranch is a boarding stable that also offers trail rides and horseback riding lessons. They have twelve horses for trail riding, so be sure to call in advance to reserve your spot. There are several packages to choose from, including one titled Cowboy Ride, so you can truly live out your western movie dreams. You’ll work up an appetite while cantering through the Oregon terrain, but our onsite restaurant is always ready to satisfy your cravings at the end of a long day. On a chilly evening, go for a hot cup of soup. On a steamy summer afternoon, enjoy our fish and chips. 

No matter where you turn in Oregon, you’ll see beautiful landscapes and meet friendly people. So stay in Yachats and go horseback riding Oregon Coast style—on the beach, through the woods, and into the mountains. Call 541-547-3141 to schedule the trip of a lifetime.