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Cypress Trails

#7 of 47 Outdoor Activities in Houston Features Animals
21415 Cypresswood Dr, Houston, TX 77338-1287
+1 281-446-7232
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You Feel Like You're Miles From the City

Make sure that you're wearing insect repellent, because there are plenty of mosquitoes. Other than... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
davemh333
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Houston, Texas
Surprisingly good

The paddocks look pretty much like any trail riding farm. What was noticeably different, was how... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Jo_287872542
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Houston, Texas
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Cypress Trails Equestrian Center provides guided trail rides along Cypress Creek. We offer trail rides from 1 to 3 hours, lunch rides and special rides for the accomplished equestrian. We also host events (corporate events, birthday parties, etc.) that include trail riding and use of our picnic area, catered or you can bring your own refreshments and food.
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good20%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible10%
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“hour ride” (5 reviews)
“trail riding” (3 reviews)
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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21415 Cypresswood Dr, Houston, TX 77338-1287
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+1 281-446-7232
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Make sure that you're wearing insect repellent, because there are plenty of mosquitoes. Other than that, this is a great place to get up close and personal with both the East Texas Piney Woods and some pretty cool swampland. Keep walking north until you get...More

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CypressTrailsRanch, Public Relations Manager at Cypress Trails, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your good review. The riparian along Cypress and Spring Creeks are a beautiful respite from the city. There are deer, and a plethora of resident and migrating birds along these waterways.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The paddocks look pretty much like any trail riding farm. What was noticeably different, was how well the horses are looked after, their coats were gleaming. The horses were individually matched to riders abilities, and new bandana's were supplied to use under the shared helmets....More

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Dare1950, Owner at Cypress Trails, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Jo, So very glad you like the ride, and that our beautiful horses impressed you. We will look forward to seeing you back sometime soon. Happy Trails, Darolyn Butler

Reviewed 27 April 2017

I booked this after reading reviews and once I saw the form to complete I was happy that it seemed it wouldn't be the usual "nose to tail on a dead horse" kind of ride. We were asked to provide information about our level of...More

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CypressTrailsRanch, Public Relations Manager at Cypress Trails, responded to this reviewResponded 28 April 2017

We apologize that your ride did not meet your expectations. Since most of our riders are novice riders we cater to them on our regular trail rides. We do offer a Fast Ride option for an additional per person charge. On a Fast Ride you...More

Reviewed 20 April 2017

It was raining when we arrived and we received a friendly greeting and decided to wait out the rain, which did end. Our wrangler was, George, who recently joined the ranch from Lebanon and has traveled the world with horses, so he brings lots of...More

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CypressTrailsRanch, Public Relations Manager at Cypress Trails, responded to this reviewResponded 22 April 2017

Cypress Trails is glad that you enjoyed your ride and guide, we have let him know that he met your expectations. We are working on opening up more trails, dead trees from a drought a few years ago falling on our trails have closed some...More

Reviewed 17 April 2017

Took my kids here for a trail rides. They loved it. The trail rides were about an hour long. Staff was friendly and answered all of our questions. My little six year was super excited that he was able to ride his own horse.

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Dare1950, Owner at Cypress Trails, responded to this reviewResponded 1 May 2017

Thanks so very much for bringing your family out. We love having people have a good time with our beautiful horses and our intriguing forest! Can't wait to see you again. Darolyn

Reviewed 12 April 2017

Staff is very helpful. Best of all the horses are well cared for and generally well behaved. This place can be a little hard to find leave yourself time to find it and pay attention to very good directions given by staff. (Bring your own...More

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CypressTrailsRanch, Public Relations Manager at Cypress Trails, responded to this reviewResponded 14 April 2017

Thank you for your positive comments, we are glad that we met your expectations. Please come ride with us again.

Reviewed 25 March 2017

Galvin was ex ellent along with his assisting wrangler. My husband , and Twin sons enjoyed the trail ride along with me. We were over excited to be there. The tour and ride was great and Groupon was a great chance to try it out...More

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CypressTrailsRanch, Marketing at Cypress Trails, responded to this reviewResponded 4 April 2017

Thanks so much for your positive comments. We will let your guide know that you enjoyed your ride.

Reviewed 16 March 2017

Getting there isn't so bad and when you pull in you see a great field with a huge house. I had to run to the restroom and the only option was a porter potty but it was cleaner than most I have used. The people...More

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CypressTrailsRanch, Public Relations Manager at Cypress Trails, responded to this reviewResponded 18 March 2017

We used to ride in the water, but only with experienced riders. We cannot ride in the water any longer, since the drought and flood there is quicksand along the creek edges. We are in the process of removing photos from our and our affiliates...More

Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

We were staying in Galveston and were unsure if we should make the drive to the ranch. But we are so glad we did. Everything about our visit was awesome. The staff was friendly and warm. The horses beautiful. The trail well kept. From the...More

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Dare1950, Owner at Cypress Trails, responded to this reviewResponded 25 April 2017

Thanks so much for a warm review of our place. We delight in sharing our horses and the surrounding forestry to the public. We are so lucky to have a place like the Greenways (which are county protected and maintained) this close to Houston. Our...More

Reviewed 18 January 2017

My wife scheduled a trail ride, and I was reluctant at first. We took four of our nieces along, so there were six of us total. When we checked in it had rained a the day before so it was a little muddy . We...More

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tomuchtravel
How many horses did you kill over the flood? It's national news. Has the spca been involved? Some were tied and left to die. I saw it, so don't lie and say they were tangled in a fence. Let's tangle you in a fence, Darlene
19 May 2016|
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Response from Dare1950 | Property representative |
THE REAL STORY ON THE CYPRESS TRAILS FLOOD APRIL 18, 2016 (Released May 20, 2016) By Janet Shapan April 18, the Houston news outlets, as well as major news media across the country, made it a priority to... More
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Nina H
Do you allow 4 yr olds to ride?
24 September 2015|
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Response from dstratos | Reviewed this property |
I would call the location. There were some younger children riding when we were there, but I am not sure what their ages were.
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