Experience & explore the rugged Gypsum Hills in Medicine Lodge, Kansas
Every year, equine enthusiasts gather together to spend a day or a weekend in the Gypsum Hills. The hills are located west of Medicine Lodge and present one of the nation's most perfect paintbrush regions. The stark red bluffs and buttes capped with white, gypsum ledges and deep, cedar tree lined canyons present an aura of color and beauty for year round riding pleasure.
The rides occur on the same land once roamed by the five Great Plains Indian Tribes--Kiowa, Apache, Comanche, Arapaho, and Cheyenne. A multitude of wildlife including white tail and mule deer, wild turkey, coyote, and bobcat are often spotted on the trail. With access to 10,000 acres, riders enjoy the wide-open spaces that make this ride unlike any other experienced. Both organized and private riding is provided on the ranch year round. Visitors must provide their own mount, tack and camping equipment.
The Gant-Larson Ranch and Gyp Hills Trail Rides were featured on a 2015 episode of RFD-TV's Best of America by Horseback. The ranch has also served as filming locations for Hollywood movies and television commercials.
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Gypsum Hills Trail Rides
3212 N.W. Forest City Rd.
Medicine Lodge, Kansas 67104
Robert and Karen Larson 620-886-0776
Charyl Zier 785-452-1214
Mark Zier 913-594-1350