An Unforgetable Experience
Explore the California wilderness horseback riding through the Los Padres National Forest. Follow the Sunset trail into one of the last untouched areas of Old California, the Sespe Wilderness. As you horseback ride through this pristine landscape, you might catch a glimpse of the great Condor, Red Tail Hawk or Golden Eagle.
Pass by watering holes, fresh streams and natural hot springs – all of which you can stop by and take a dip and stay for as long as you wish.This full-service equitrekking adventure leaves all the details and duties our skilled and hospitable wranglers. Simply show up at the trailhead with your personal duffle bag. Your guides will get the mules loaded, and then we’ll head for the hills.
We provide all camping and cooking gear, gourmet food (3 meals a day), cook and stock. If there is anything in particular that you would like included on the menu we’re happy to accommodate you. If you plan to fish, be sure to get your California State Freshwater Fishing License. Bathing suits are also recommended for a soak in the hot springs or an afternoon swim.
Explore the Sespe Wilderness
The Sespe Wilderness is located between Santa Barbara and Ventura, California in the Los Padres National Forest. A 6th generation California native, long time equestrian, outdoor adventurer and true cowboy, Graham Goodfield and Los Padres Outfitters are well familiar with the California backcountry and offer a unique opportunity to explore this incredible wilderness.
Deluxe Pack Trips
This all-inclusive package is $350 per person, per day, with a 5 person minimum. Although we encourage longer stays in the backcountry, a normal trip is 2 nights and three days and costs $1050 per person. A minimum trip is two nights in camp with one day in between to relax, hike, or even take a short ride with your guide to explore the area, but longer stays in the wilderness are recommended.
Spot Pack Trips
For the more experienced rider looking for an adventure, we take you into the Sespe by horseback and drop you and your gear/provisions off, and the stock and packer will return for you on a pre-determined date. Round trip per person rates are as follows: 4 or more people, $475 each; Party of 3, $525; party of 2, $575 per person
Pack Trip Pricing
- Deluxe Pack Trip, $350 per person, 5 person, 2 night minimum.
- Spot Pack Trip $575 per person, 2 person minimum. $475 per person 4 or more