Special Rides and Packages
Trail Rides with the MTM Ranch crew is are rich in wildlife and history. Every day it is not uncommon to see herds of Arizona Mule Deer, Elk, Coyotes, Porcupines, Black Timber Rattlers, and the illusive Black Bear. For bird enthusiasts our trail rides are always well viewed from the sky by the Mexican Turkey Buzzards,Red Tail and Harris Hawk, Tanigers, Kestrel and endless Finch and Hummingbird species as well as occasional Bald Eagle Sightings. We have had instances of California Condors. Birds are every where!
Horseback Trail rides in Arizona
MTM offers horseback trail rides that go from 5.5 hours to all day. We work with you to come up with a memorable trail ride on the Tonto National Forest or the Apache Sitgreaves National Forest.
WE ARE CURRENTLY OPERATING AT OUR CHRISTOPER CREEK LOCATION NORTH OF SCOTTSDALE UP THE BEAUTIFUL SCENIC BEELINE HIGHWAY ON THE NORTHERN BORDER OF TONTO NATIONAL FOREST. RIDE ONE OF OUR AMAZING HORSES THROUGH THE WONDER OF OUR HIGH MOUNTAIN ALPINE TRAIL SYSTEMS. SEE THE WONDERFUL VISTAS.
ALL OUR TONTO NATIONAL FOREST MOUNTAIN TRAIL RIDES ARE OPEN FOR THE SEASON. (OUR APACHE SITGREAVES TRAILS ARE TEMPORARILY CLOSED FOR FOREST THINNING)
SEE CANYON TO THE FISH HATCHERY VIA HORTON SPRINGS RIDE 5.5 hour plus level III ride. No one under the age of 14. This trail ride is amazing along the High Line Trail, General George Crook's winter passage through the beautiful Ponderosa Pine Forest above Christopher Creek. See the old Ranch sites and stop over at Horton Springs for a refreshing lunch break in the crystal springs. You will ride across Christopher Creek, Horton Creek, and finish riding across Tonto Creek. This ride is over 5.5 hours and requires intermediate to advanced riders.
The See Canyon-Horton-Fish Hatchery Ride, Level III, 5 hrs 30 min
$ 200 per rider (2 Rider Minimum)
THE FISH HATCHERY TO HORTON SPRINGS 3.5 First crosses Tonto Creek and traverses the Mogollon Rim face on the old Calvary Trail riding down into Horton Springs. Time for Photos, a snack and a water refill from the clear mountain Stream. Nothing could be prettier. ascends into the beautiful foothills North of Cave Creek Arizona. You may see a Rattler, Coyote, Mule Deer, Elk, Bear or even a Hawks. 2 person minimum. This ride is available for any rider 12 years and up.
The 3.5 Hour Fish Hatchery to Horton Springs Ride, Level III
$ 120 per rider (2 Rider Minimum)
The 260 TO SEE CANYON RIDE 2.75 is the perfect ride for any person 12 years and up. It travels from the beginning of the High Line trail down into deep forest canyons filled with pine, spruce, maple and oak trees. and you are sure to experience some of our wonderful mountain creatures. This tour is a neat trip for the young adventurer. Any person 12+ years is good to go on this ride or perhaps an older rider that just wants a leisurely trip in the mountains.
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We offer horseback rides near Scottsdale in the town of Cave Creek / Carefree. Follow Cave Creek Road north from Phoenix, past Carefree Highway almost two miles and just as the road begins to head East, Spur Cross Road will be on your left; take it North four miles through all the curves and dips. The pavement ends right at the driveway to the ranch.