Venku | Seward Trail Ride - 2 Hrs

Seward Trail Ride - 2 Hrs

Seward, AK

Accommodates
1 to 7
Pet-Friendly
Kid-Friendly
Handicapped Accessible

Your Experience

This area of Seward, Alaska is only accessible by horseback. View bald eagles up close, see where they nest and watch them feed. It is rare that you can’t ride your horse right under the trees where they majestically perch.


We will ride through part of the old town of Seward that was destroyed by the great earthquake of 1964. You will hear the stories of the people who lived through it. Our horses will then take us to the shore of the bay where the wild flowers meet the ocean.

The bird life of this area is very diverse, active and up close. This trail ride could very well be the wilderness highlight of your trip to Seward and Alaska!

What's Included

Helmet

Horse

Guide

Your Host

It doesn’t matter where I’m at, as long as I’m on my horse’s back. I’ve grown up around horses and know the back-country of Seward well. I can always find somewhere quiet to unwind.

Seward, AL

Member since March 2020

It doesn’t matter where I’m at, as long as I’m on my horse’s back. I’ve grown up around horses and know the back-country of Seward well. I can always find somewhere quiet to unwind.

Seward, AK

Rules & Guidelines

Where are you located?

By Alaska Railroad, shuttle, car from Anchorage to Seward (approximately 2 hours). At mile 3 on the Seward Highway turn 

onto Nash Road (only can turn one way) Take immediate right. You will see us on the left. Only 2 miles from the Harbor, train depot, and cruise ship terminal.


Are helmets provides for riders?

Yes, we provide complimentary helmets to all rides that choose to wear one. Riders 14 and under are required by our insurance company to wear a helmet while riding but everyone else has the choice.


How big of groups can Bardy’s Trail Rides take at one time?

We take a max of 7 people per trail ride to keep the experience personal and so everyone can hear the stories loud and clear from the guides.


Is horse experience necessary?

No, we take all levels of experience and we have horses suitable for all abilities of riders.


What is the age Limit?

6 years of age. (Contact Host for exceptions)


What can you expect to see during the ride?

This is the most diverse trail ride you will ever experience. We start off in the rainforest of Alaska were moose and bear roam and through part of the old town of Seward that was destroyed by the great earthquake of 1964. You will hear the stories of the people who lived through it. Then out to the grassland to the beach of Resurrection Bay where the wildflowers meet the ocean. The bird life of this area is very diverse, active and up close. We will then cross the many rivers view bald eagles up close, see where they nest and watch them feed. It is rare that you can’t ride your horse right under the trees where they majestically perch and feed their young. Then loop back towards home but not before another river crossing were the salmon swim through the horse’s legs on their way to their spawning grounds. The scenery is absolutely spectacular.


Is there a weight limit?

Yes, all riders ought to be less than 275 lb. Please call in advance to let us know if your party has riders over 250, that way we can have the appropriate horse for the rider.


Do you recommend booking early?

Absolutely, especially for larger groups. Our peak season is July and August so if you are considering a trail ride during that time book soon.


Does Bardy’s Trail Rides provide transportation?

No, but the local taxi’s are very accommodating and know were we are located. Also, some hotel shuttles will do drop-offs and pickups for us.


What is the price and what do you offer?

We offer two trail rides daily at 12:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m. The duration for both is two hours. We chose this amount of time because most customers don’t ride much and two hours is just enough time to make you sore the next day but nothing an ibuprofen can’t fix. And we don’t want to stop you from enjoying what Alaska has to offer.


Cancellation policy:

Bardy’s Trail Rides has a 7 day cancellation policy. If for any reason you need to cancel 7 days prior to your reservations departure time, a full refund minus $10 cancellation fee will be given. Any no-shows or cancellations within 7 days will be non-refundable. Bardy’s Trail Rides reserves the right to cancel a ride at any time. Contact me in case of cancellation and we can work out the details.

Check In: 05:00 PM

Check Out: 10:00 PM

What to Bring

  • Weather Appropriate Clothing
  • Sturdy Footwear

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