Trail rides begin on the Forest View Farms property and take adjacent trails through the Cook County Forest Preserve. Rides are offered daily from 9:00am to 4:45pm, weather permitting. Every trail ride is accompanied by a Forest View Farms trail guide, and group rides will be limited to 8 people. Reservations are strongly recommended. Place your reservation by calling the farm office at (708) 560-0306.
• Riders must be at least 9 years of age with feet able to reach stirrups. No double-riding of parent and child is allowed.
• Anyone under 18 years of age must have a parent or legal guardian present to fill out a release form. (Form can be emailed in advance, if requested.)
• Riders must be under 250 pounds.
• Helmets are strongly recommended, but not required. Helmet rental is $1 per helmet.
• $5 Cook County Trail License Required
Standard Ride (Advance Reservation Recommended)
1 hour - 5 or more riders: $28.00 cash per person/$30.00 credit per person
1 hour - 4 or less riders: $33.00 cash per person/$35.00 credit per person
Private Ride (Advance Reservation Required, Morning Rides ONLY)
1 hour - 3 or more riders: $40.00 cash per person/$42.00 credit per person
1 hour - 1 or 2 Riders: $45.00 cash per person/$48.00 credit per person
School and Scout Groups
30 minute ride - 9 Riders or Less: $20.00 per person
30 minute ride - 10 Riders or More: $18.00 per person
1 hour ride - 9 Riders or Less: $33.00 per person
1 hour ride - 10 Riders or More: $30.00 per person
* Barn Tour add on: $5.00 per person