Wildwood Stables

Wildwood Stables

Wildwood Stables are located in the Wildwood section of Acadia National Park. These stables have facilities for the boarding of horses and offer carriage rides to the public on the carriage roads of the park. The photograph above shows the main building. The next photograph shows horses in one of the corals at Wildwood Stables. These horses were not attracted by the photographer but by horses being ridden behind the photographer.

Horses at Wildwood Stables

The next photograph shows the boarding stables. Only horse owners and stable staff are allowed in the stable area. Visitors are allowed on the main road to the office and carriage ride departure area.

Horse Barns at Wildwood Stables

Wildwood Stables are north of  Day Mountain in Acadia National Park and near the southern tip of Jordan Pond. Follow the signs on Park Loop Road to the stables. If you intend to board your horse at the stables, contact the stables at 1-877-276-3622 for information and reservations. The stables close in 2013 on October 21.Wildwood Stables does not currently offer horses to rent for horseback riding but do provide carriage rides. Primitive campsites are available nearby for an additional cost to people renting stalls for their own horses. If you intend to ride your horse in Acadia National Park but not board it at the Wildwood Stables, check with an official National Park representative about the current special regulations concerning horseback riding in the park. Don't trust hearsay. Acadia National Park is a wonderful place to ride but do be careful for your sake and the sake of your animal and obey the regulations.


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