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Sleigh Riding in Stowe

During the winter season Stowe offers many sleigh rides options. From romantic 2 person sleigh rides to larger group sleighs filled with hay bales as seats, a ride through Stowe's snow-filled pastures and woods will be a treat to remember.

Trapp Family Lodge Horse Drawn Sleigh Rides

horse and sleighCome fill your heart and soul, bring your sweetheart, family and friends. Sleigh bells ring, as manes fly in the wind. Come and let the horses take you away!

Rides available Dec 15 through Feb 24. We offer open group sleigh rides as well as private group and small private sleigh rides. We also service weddings. Visit for more!

Call the Horsedrawn Hotline to make sure we are operating the day of the ride:

802-253-5895 or the front desk of Trapp Family Lodge: 802-253-8511

Meet across from the Trapp Family Lodge Outdoor Center (Nordic Center)

Winter 2015/16 Scheduling & Pricing Information

Open group sleigh rides

No reservation necessary
Every Saturday & Sunday. More rides during holiday weeks (Monday, Wednesday & Thursday December 21 - January 3; Monday, January 18; Monday, Wednesday & Thursday February 15-18).

  • Rides leave every half-hour - first come, first served
  • 10am-12pm (last morning ride leaves at 11:30)
  • 1pm-4pm (last afternoon ride leaves at 3:30)
  • Please make cash payments to driver - ATM available in the lodge
  • Peak holiday rates: $35 adult, $23 per child (4-12 years old) December 21 - January 3
  • Holiday rates: $30 adult, $20 per child (4-12 years old) December 18-20, January 16-18, February 12-21
  • Regular rates: $25 adult, $15 per child
  • Ages 3 and under ride for free
Private sleigh rides

Reservations at front desk (802-253-8511)

  • Every Tuesday and Friday from 1-5pm
  • Every Saturday and Sunday at 4pm and 4:30pm (more on holiday weeks)
  • All rides leave every half-hour. Make reservation or cancellation by 9am the day of the ride
Small Private Sleigh
Up to 4 Adults
Large Sleigh
Up to 10 Adults
Peak Holiday
December 12 - January 3
$110 per couple (minimum charge)
$26 per child (4-12 years old)
$350 flat rate
Dec. 16-18; Jan 16-18; Feb 12-21
$95 per couple (minimum charge)
$24 per child (4-12 years old)
$300 flat rate
Regular Rates $80 per couple
$20 per child (4-12 years old)
$250 flat rate

All rides, children 3 and under ride free
All rides include VT sales tax
Rides provided by Sterling Mountain Farm Concierge Services