Mustangs. . . A Living Legacy 2013
June 1-4, 2013 4 days $575 (reserve your space through Rock Creek)
June 8-11, 2013 4 days $900 (UCD)
Track wild horses and relive the Old West in the seldom-visited Pizona
area of the lnyo National Forest. From a central meadow camp,
riders will track the mustangs in their natural pinyon forest habitat.
Observe and photograph herds and wildflowers.
Enjoy spectacular sunsets over the Sierra and White Mountains while
the cook prepares dinner over an open fire. Later, around the campfire,
our experienced tracker guides will share their knowledge of the wild
horses and other wildlife. Learn about the social behavior of the horses
and their current struggle.
Click Here for pictures of our Pizona campsite.
We recommend that you spend the night before the ride in Lee Vining, Bishop or Benton Hot Springs.
DAY 1: We will meet at River Springs (see directions, above). You will be greeted by your guides, paired with your horse and ride
into the Pizona Springs camp. Seminars include map orientation and history of the wild horse.
DAYS AT PIZONA: Full day in field, riding out to track and observe horses on open
range and watering sites. Periodic stops for viewing, informal discussion and rest.
Seminars include social structure and behavior of wild horses, seasonal range ecology
and current issues affecting maintenance of free-roaming wild horses.
LAST DAY: Take a ride to the western range with lunch before returning to vans
at River Springs Roadhead. Seminars today include obtaining, training and using wild
horses. The last meal served will be lunch. Expect to arrive at your cars by
Where to meet:
The directions from Bishop to River Springs are as follows:
1.Take Highway 6 north from Bishop to Benton and make a left turn on Highway 120.
2. Head west on Hwy 120 and go 16 miles.
3. You will see a road marker 42.50.
4. Take the next dirt road to the right.
5. Head 3 to 4 miles on road. Look for corrals about three miles on right. If you go to end of road you will be at River Springs which is where Rock Creek originates trip.
Continuing Education Trips for 2013
UC Davis Extension
June 8-11, 2013
To enroll call University Extension at 1-800-752-0881
or go to the
UC Davis Extension course description.
Call us TODAY at 760-872-8331 for a quick reponse to your questions.
You can email us, also.
Rock Creek Pack Station provides all of its trips as a permitee of the Inyo National Forest.
All Trail Rides and Packing Schools are subject to an 8% regulatory reservation fee, plus 2% USFS fee.
NOTICE: In accordance with federal law and U.S. Dept of Agriculture policy, this institution is prohibited from
discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability. (Not all prohibited bases apply to all programs)
To file a complaint of discrimination: write USDA, Director, Office of Civil Rights, Room 326-W, Whitten Building, 1400 Independence Avenue SW, Washington D.C. 20250-9410 or call 202-720-5964.
USDA is an equal opportunity employer.
Last Updated: May 13, 2013
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