About Royal Gorge -- a rider's assessment
The Royal Gorge Nordic area has been added to the
MVTA trails list as of 2013. For more information on this exquisite land
acquisition please refer to Truckee Donner's web page: http://www.tdlandtrust.org/.
provide pleasant, easy riding and took us through gorgeous meadows that
easily compete with Euer Valley, across meandering streams to inspiring vistas
that displayed the Sierras in all of their glory. The property encompasses
3,000 acres so we by no means exhausted the trails potential.
The Truckee Donner
Land Trust has only recently begun its planning for public use of this
property. Their goal is to maintain the beauty, wildlife habitat, and pristine
environment of the property while allowing compatible uses to the public for
Our contact, Mr. Norris, also spoke of other
properties maintained by the Truckee Donner Land Trust which are available
to equestrians that we did not know about. So we encourage you to participate
as we learn about many new exciting opportunities that will be available to
equestrians in the Truckee/Donner area.
Horse camping is at the discussion stages, and there
are currently no designated horse camping sites. Many of us are interested in
this amenity, so please feel free to note this on your survey along with any
other trail/camping features that you would be interested in.
Also, check out this new horsecamp, nearby:
Pictures below are from the Royal Gorge area.