Horse Riding & Camping

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Take a relaxing, guided trail ride on tree-lined paths in beautiful Kisatchie National Forest. One, two, or three hour rides for every skill level are available.  Hayes E Daze Ranch is the only certified outfitter for horseback trail rides on the Kisatchie National Forest.  Located on the Calcasieu Ranger District in Rapides Parish, Hayes E Daze Ranch offers guided trail rides with horses and ponies for the beginner to experienced rider.  Please visit their website here for pricing, reservations, and directions.

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Horseback riders ride up hilly terrain in the Kisatchie National Forest.








If you have your own horses, there are numerous trails throughout the Forest that are marked as multiple use trails. Distances vary from 1/2 mile to nearly 30 miles. Most traverse across rolling hill terrain with many scenic areas scattered throughout. Check with the District website page for more detailed information and maps of all the available trails.

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