Anthony Chabot Regional Park - Oakland - Phone: (510) 569-4428 - Open: Has intermittent rental stables. Should be available again in the year 2000. In the meantime, children summer camps are being offered.
Las Trampas Stables - San Ramon - Phone: (925) 838-7546 Open: Daily 9-5 for rides. Seasonal restrictions, but year round generally on Las Trampas Regional Wilderness (EBRPD). Day camp summer for children. Year-round lessons; pony rides, horse boarding. Famous for night rides and BBQs during daylight savings hours.
Sunol Wilderness Pack Station - Sunol - Phone: (925) 862-0175 - Open: Guided trail rides in Sunol Regional Wilderness by reservation only.
Wildcat Canyon Ranch City Stables - Oakland - Phone: (510) 430-9510 - Open: Daily. Only for inner city children from the City of Oakland. 5 week summer camp from 1-3pm M-F. focus is on recreation, job training, education and environmental awareness. Many referrals from the school district, but private individuals may also participate in equine care and events on a paid basis.
Five Brooks Stables - Olema - Phone: (415) 663-1570 - 120 miles of trails, including beach rides at the Pt. Reyes National Seashore. Guided rides, private rides, pack trips, hay wagon rides, pony rides, horse boarding and riding lessons.
Miwok Livery - Mill Valley - Phone: (415) 383-8048 - Limited guided trail rides in Marin Headlands (GGNRA); by appointment in small groups 1-4 people. Please call ahead to arrange.
Friendly Acres Ranch - Half Moon Bay - Phone: (650) 726-9916 - Web: - Open Daily all year, weather permitting. No reservations required. 1- to 2-hour rides along the bluffs overlooking the ocean and on the beach. With or without guides. Pony rides for children under 9.
Mar Vista Stables - Daly City - Phone: (650) 991-4224-9-5 daily; guided horse rental rides on the beach. BBQ parties for groups. Ponies for children. Can bring ponies to your home.
Chaparral Ranch - Milpitas - Phone: (408) 263-3336 - By appointment only. Day camps for children 7-18. Guided trail rides in Ed Levin Park.
Garrod Farms Riding Stables - Saratoga Phone: (408) 867-9527 Opened daily all year; covered arena riding in bad weather. Weekday reservations required. 1 hour guided rides in Fremont Older Open Space Preserve / Lower Stevens Creek County Park. Weekend wine tasting. Horse boarding and riding academy.
Armstrong Woods Pack Station Guerneville - Phone: (707) 887-2939 - Year-round, with limited availability Oct.-May. Trail rides and overnight pack trips through Armstrong Redwoods State Reserve and Austin Creek State Recreation Area.
Chanslor Ranch - Bodega Bay - Phone: (707) 875 3333 - Guided trail rides in Bodega Bay and Sonoma coast, private rides, pack trips, hay wagon rides, pony rides, and parties.