Jester Park

Equestrian Activities at Jester Park

The Equestrian Center offers guided trail rides, group riding lessons, wellness & educational activities, and seasonal wagon & sleigh rides. For for a complete listing of all programs follow this link, Equestrian Center or call 515-999-2818.


The Equestrian Center can be reached by turning off NW Beaver Drive/NW 107th Street onto NW 114th Avenue about 1-1/2 miles southeast of the park entrance. The 6-1/2 mile Lakeshore Trail is open to horseback riding. This trail winds along Saylorville Lake through Lewis A. Jester Park. Access to the trail is provided at staging areas located at the Equestrian Center or near the elk/bison enclosure located within Lewis A. Jester Park.