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Custer State Park Horseback Riding -- ODR

Have you ridden horse before? Does an adventurous spirit lie within you? Join Outdoor Recreation and Blue Bell Stables for an introductory ride. The two-hour takes you deep into a draw lined with granite faces. Pine tree, wildlife, flora and fauna everywhere. You will navigate numerous creek crossings. After opening into a valley, you will see the true magnificence of the Black Hills.

Instructions and registration information:

No transportation will be provided, we will meet at Blue Bell Stables, Custer State Park. Directions can be found at the Custer State park entrance booth. Blue Bell Stables are located near the Blue Bell Lodge and campground, address is 13389 Lame Johhny Rd, Custer, SD 57730

Pick up your park entrance tag from Outdoor Recreation by the Friday before.

Fill out the online waiver prior to arriving at Custer State Park link:(https://d35uaygzzhdfjw.cloudfront.net/assets/uploads/general/Stables_LIABILITY_WAIVER_2019.pdf)

Must be a DoD cardholder with access to Ellsworth AFB

No one under the age of 7 allowed on this ride.

Please arrive 30 minutes prior to your ride. Transportation is not provided

All participants must wear a helmet.

Weight limit is 230 lbs if under 6 feet, anyone over 6 feet please call to ask about weight limits.

While on the ride you are not allowed to carry backpacks, purses, large cameras, ponchos, neck accessories and water bottles.

Bring rain gear, long pants, close toed shoes (required)

Bug spray and sunscreen recommended.

For more information, please contact ORD at 605-385-2997 or 605-385-2994.

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