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Lake Glendale Stables

#4 of 9 things to do in Golconda Features Animals
Lake Glendale Road, Golconda, IL 62938
+1 618-949-3737
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Never go back

My husband called to make a reservation, being sure to let the lady know that we were experienced... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Michelle B
Jackson, Missouri, United States
via mobile
A great place with a great host

We found this place just about 3 days before our trip. Surely I am happy that I did! Lake Glendale... read more

Reviewed 30 March 2017
Peoria, Illinois
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Lake Glendale Road, Golconda, IL 62938
+1 618-949-3737
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband called to make a reservation, being sure to let the lady know that we were experienced riders wanting more that just the typical sit-there-&-let-the-horses-go-on-their-own ride. She said it was no problem. We set our reservation for 3:30, driving 1 1/2 hours to get...More

Thank Michelle B
Reviewed 30 March 2017

We found this place just about 3 days before our trip. Surely I am happy that I did! Lake Glendale Stables is not a resort, not a farm/stable-theme park, but a home, a scenic, and a fun place. We enjoyed the horse back ridings, canoeing,...More

Thank Rachael_JRY
Reviewed 7 November 2016

We spent 2 nights and 3 days experiencing a truly rustic stay at the barn loft. You are right inside Shawnee National forest which is beautiful scenery. We rode for the 3 days and enjoyed every minute of it. Carol who owns and runs the...More

1  Thank Sjssz
Reviewed 27 August 2016

Ideal for a short getaway from Carbondale, Lake Glendale Stables offers a rural stay, unlimited rides and the shorter trail that we took with our excellent guide Jodie, an experienced rider. Except for the horse flies who are super annoying the ride was relaxing and...More

1  Thank G3CHEN
Reviewed 6 August 2016

My 15 year old son and I loved our hour long trail ride. Totally immersed in nature, lovely people, horses and dogs are so fun. City folk (as we are) do not be daunted by the road in or the fact that there may be...More

2  Thank bjenig
Reviewed 24 July 2016

We have been there a number of times and will be back. We stay at the rustic lodge and love it. It is large and peaceful at night. The riding is great. The trails are something you just can not get anyplace else. Carol the...More

1  Thank scott b
Reviewed 30 May 2016 via mobile

We can't say enough good things about Carol, the owner. She treats everyone like she your aunt. The horses are well cared for and very calm, relaxed. It felt we pulled into someone's home when we arrived and horses/roosters were roaming the property. We were...More

1  Thank KittyGlen
Reviewed 6 April 2016 via mobile

Today my boyfriend and I decided on something adventerous to do within the area. Since we are both not from around here, we turned to trip advisor for ideas. We came across horseback riding and we were both easily amused. We quickly came to our...More

3  Thank Alicia R
Reviewed 16 February 2016

Carol is a great host, well experienced, and always makes everyone feel like family! What a wonderful way to travel deeper into the beauty of the Shawnee National Forest.

Thank SoILFamily
Reviewed 4 November 2015

While we stayed in the Shawnee National Park area, we decided to contact Glendale Stables to go horseback riding. We had a little difficulty finding the stables as the directions are crazy...look for Lake Drive or Lane not Glendale Lake Drive. Our guide, Ryelee, was...More

1  Thank Karen B
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