Pere Marquette Riding Stables

Pere Marquette Riding Stables

15780 State Highway 100 West
Grafton, Illinois 62037

  • Phone: (618) 786-2156
  • Hours:
    Wednesday - Monday May - October
    Weekends Only in November
    Trail Rides start at 10 a.m. and continue hourly through 4 p.m.
    All Rides by Reservation Only

Searching for outdoor fun in southwest Illinois? Explore the hills and hollows of the Illinois River on horseback at Pere Marquette Riding Stables! One of the only public riding stables in the region, Marquette offers relaxing trail rides for every level of rider with 45-minute excursions through beautiful Pere Marquette State Park.

Let Marquette Stables’ experienced guides lead you through two and a half miles of scenic river lands where you’ll have the opportunity to see Midwest wildlife including white-tailed deer, turkey, red-tailed hawks, songbirds, and more.

Besides trail rides, the stable also offers short pony rides for children eight and under and 35-minute group hayrides through the country. After the hayride, get dropped off at a roaring bonfire where you can enjoy hot dogs, marshmallows, and drinks!

Pricing & Details:

Trail Rides: $55 per person - $5 cash discount per person – 45 minute ride
Minimum Age: 8 yrs.
Maximum Weight Limit: 250 lbs.
Reservations Only – longer rides available by request

Pony Rides: $20 per child – short, guide-led ride around yard
Ages 8 & Under
Reservations Only

Hay Rides: $150 per wagon – 35 minute ride
Accommodates approx. 25 Adults
Reservations Only – large groups accommodated by request

*Call 618-786-2156 to schedule your next adventure!