A pass is required for adults age 18 years and older to use the equestrian trails. No pass is required for riders age 17 years and younger.
Failure to purchase a pass could result in citation and fine. The pass fee is due at time of purchase.
The Equestrian Trailhead is now closed for the season. It will reopen May 1, 2014.
Daily Pass: $5
Season Pass: $32.14 ($30+$2.14 tax)
All passes are individual passes. Each user age 18 years and older needs to purchase a pass.
Purchasing a daily pass
Daily passes may be purchased at the Equestrian Trailhead paybox. There is no attendant on duty, so exact cash or check payment is required. Make checks payable to Dakota County Parks.
Daily passes can also be purchased online.
Purchasing a season pass
Season passes can be purchased online, by phone at 952-891-7000 (Monday–Friday, 8 a.m.–4:30p.m.) or by mailing in a Equestrian Trail Pass Application. VISA, MasterCard and Discover accepted.
Checks are accepted by mail application only. Make checks payable to: Dakota County Parks.
Upon confirmation of pass purchase you will receive a saddle tag in the mail.
Send applications to:
Dakota County Parks Department – POS
Western Services Center
14955 Galaxie Avenue
Apple Valley, MN 55124
No refund is available on pass purchases.