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Alpine Meadows Stables

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2600 Alpine Meadows Rd, Tahoe City, CA 96146-9854
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Nice trail ride

We took the 1 hour trail ride and had a very nice time, we enjoyed our guide, and she did a great... read more

Reviewed 22 August 2017
Diane V
Don't waste your time/money

Let me say first that I hate giving negative reviews to anyone, especially small businesses. But... read more

Reviewed 5 July 2017
Bisquick77
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Offers scenic guided tours in the Tahoe National Forest as well as pony rides for kids.
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good20%
  • Average5%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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“horses” (14 reviews)
“ride” (13 reviews)
“dusty” (5 reviews)
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2600 Alpine Meadows Rd, Tahoe City, CA 96146-9854
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Reviewed 22 August 2017

We took the 1 hour trail ride and had a very nice time, we enjoyed our guide, and she did a great job being personable and making everyone feel comfortable riding. It's true, there are no spectacular vistas on this trail, and it is dusty,...More

Thank Diane V
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Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

Let me say first that I hate giving negative reviews to anyone, especially small businesses. But I've been on a lot of trail rides at a lot of places and this was by far the worst. The ride was boring, there were no good views...More

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Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Went the other day with my cousin as we both decided the 2 hour ride on the mountains seemed fun! The trail itself was very rocky and had many steep hills for the horses to go on. At some points some people may seem nervous...More

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Reviewed 19 July 2015 via mobile

While my younger kids went on a 1 hour trail ride my older daughter and I went on a bike ride along the creek. My kids enjoyed the riding very much. They liked their guide

1  Thank Yuna J
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Reviewed 30 May 2015

Me, hubbie and my 2 sons went for a 1 hr. ride while we were in Squaw Valley for vacation. It was great. We had time before the ride to interact with the horses. Our horses were gentle, calm, and well behaved (as an anxious...More

1  Thank Anissa D
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Reviewed 9 October 2014

Our 7 year old granddaughter requested horseback riding as part of our family reunion in Lake Tahoe. It was her first time and once she got up on the horse she was very hesitant and did not want to go but Matt put her at...More

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Reviewed 28 August 2014

Last summer, my husband and a friend took their four kids on a four-hour ride. The horses spooked repeatedly, and there were two incidents in which children were thrown by the horses: one, because the horse rolled; the other, because one horse kicked another in...More

10  Thank AmericanQuixote
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Reviewed 5 August 2014

Me, hubbie and my 2 sons went for a 1 hr. ride while we were in Squaw Valley for vacation. It was great. We had time before the ride to interact with the horses. Our horses were gentle, calm, and well behaved (as an anxious...More

2  Thank Anissa D
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Reviewed 14 June 2014 via mobile

My 15 year old son and I went on a 2 hour ride. The entire ride was through the woods on rocky trails. No vista's. My son was on a lame horse, that limped the whole ride. I was concerned for his safety. I wouldn't...More

4  Thank ms1322
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Reviewed 14 September 2013

My husband and I always try to horseback on a trip to a beautiful area..such as Lake Tahoe. Alpine Meadows Stables didn't disappoint. We were able to get reservations for the time requested the day before (the week after Labor Day weekend). Our guides Lara...More

Thank MoranTravels
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