Old Carriage Road

Old Carriage Road

The Difficult Run Trail is no longer open to horseback riding. A section has washed out and is now less than six inches wide in some places. There is a steep drop off down to the stream itself.

Horseback riding at Great Falls Park is allowed on the Old Carriage Road, Matildaville Trail, Mine Run Trail, and the Ridge Trail. All are connected together, allowing you to have one continuous ride of around eight miles. You must bring your own horses, as horse rental is not provided by the park. Owners are asked to use the upper parking lot for their trailers. Cleaning trailers in Great Falls Park is not permitted.

Back to the Top

With a few exceptions, use of any photograph on the National Park Planner website requires a paid Royalty Free Editorial Use License or Commercial Use License. See the Photo Usage page for details.
Last updated on April 7, 2020
Share this article