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Trail Rides at Lawton Stables

Lowcountry Trail Rides

Saddle up and explore some of the 605 lush acres of the Sea Pines Forest Preserve on horseback, riding under a canopy of palmetto trees and moss-draped oaks, past fishing lakes and wildflower meadows. Guests of all ages will enjoy an interactive animal farm, pony rides and trail rides.

Lawton Stables Activities

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Trail Rides

Beginner-Friendly Trail Rides

Lawton Stables offers guided one-hour western-style trail rides suitable for adults and children eight years of age and older. Along the way, trail guides provide insights regarding Hilton Head Island culture and wildlife.

Animal Farm

Hang Out at the Farm

Families love visiting the small animal farm, which is complimentary to all visitors and especially popular with children. Meet the farm’s residents, including goats, cows, miniature donkeys, pot-bellied pigs, chickens, alpacas and a miniature horse.

Pony Rides

Rides For Young Guests

Experience a pony ride with adorable and friendly ponies. Each ride consists of two laps around the animal farm led by a member of the Lawton Stables team. Rides are available on a first-come, first-served basis.