Utah Horse Riding | Grand Staircase Escalante Horseback Riding
Ruby's Horseback Adventures

Grand Staircase – Escalante National Monument Trail Rides

Utah Horse Riding

Willis Creek – Sheep Creek Ride

Cost: $135 per person
Length: 5 to 6 hour ride
This ride goes through Sheep Creek in the Paria River drainage area to the narrows of Willis Creek, where ancient Indian petroglyphs can be seen along the canyon walls. Sections of the Willis Creek narrows are barely wide enough for a horse to pass through! From Willis Creek, we’ll travel through Averett Canyon named for Elijah Averett, a young Mormon soldier who was killed by Indians in 1866. We’ll pass his grave and monument.
Children must be at least  10 years old. Winter Rides are by reservation only, 48 hours in advance.
Call direct to book this ride 1-866-782-0002

  • Beginner to experienced riders
  • Departs Ruby’s Inn at 8:30 a.m.
  • This ride is available April 15th through May 31st & September 1st through November 1st.


Ride available with your own horse for Grand Staircase Ride. Call for details.

Horse Motel Available at Ruby’s Inn. For Reservations & Pricing Call: 1-866-782-0002 or e-mail us at horserides@rubysinn.com

Ruby’s Inn is a Permit Holder to the U.S. Forest Service and Bureau of Land Management (BLM).

  • Winter Rides are by reservation only, 48 hours in advance.
  • Closed Sunday
  • We happily accept last minute reservations, depending on availability.
  • Group pricing is available and always welcome.
  • Ruby’s Inn reserves the right to change, alter or cancel any tours.
  • Some rides may have weight restrictions.
  • Bring water, camera, and (jacket in spring & fall).

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