(618) 529-4110
722 Giant City Rd.
Makanda, Illinois 62958



IDNR has notified us that due to Coronavirus concerns all activities within Illinois state parks have been suspended until further notice. In compliance with this request, Giant City Stables and Specialized Equine Services will be closed until IDNR guidelines change.

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Welcome to the web site for Giant City Stables!

Located in the heart of Giant City State Park, just 10 miles south of Rt 13 (Carbondale, IL) on Giant City Road. Giant City Stables offers guided horseback  trail rides, as well as a variety of summer horse camps and horseback riding lessons for groups and individuals. For our younger horse lovers, we offer pony rides. WE also offer therapeutic riding for individuals with disabilities from out PATH Intl Certified Riding Instructor.

The Stables is open Mid March through Mid November for guided horseback trail rides and open year round for all other activities.

Mastercard & Visa accepted.

Reservations Recommended.

"Sweethearts of the Saddle"

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Annual Gala Benefit Event for Specialized Equine Services featured in the  Southern Illinoisian Lifestyle Magazine

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