Horseback Riding in Bastrop

Bastrop is convenient to the Austin area. McKinney Roughs is a beautiful spot to take a day trip. Interested in scheduling a ride to McKinney? Call or TEXT 512-230-8413 for more information.

1884 TX-71, Cedar Creek, TX 78612

McKinney Roughs is a 1,140-acre park. Located just 13 miles east of the Austin-Bergstrom International Airport, it is a must-see if you are a nature lover visiting Austin. This beautiful park has something for everyone, and that includes horseback riding with Mavericks! In addition, there are multiuse trails, guided outdoor and water recreational activities, rental facilities for parties and events, fishing, boating and more. Austin vacationers and locals will love the canopy tours of  Zip Lost Pines.

Enjoy some photos from our McKinney trips!

Pictured here are Coca (black and white paint mare) and Annie Up! (sorrel and white paint)
Jo Marie and Annie enjoying the Colorado River
A Couple rented horses for the day with us, it was a great private excursion
Trail Riding at McKinney Roughs

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Horsemanship Lessons for Children

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