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Schooley Mill Park

12975 Hall Shop Road.

 

Route 108 West past Route 216 intersection (Highland) to first left onto Hall Shop Road. Follow Hall Shop Road to park entrance on right. OR Route 29 to Route 216 West. Follow Route 216 West to Hall Shop Rd. Turn left onto Hall Shop Rd. Follow to park entrance on left.

 

Tips:

Access to the rings and cross country course is on a first come basis, unless reserved for a show. (check the Equiery) The ring has a few jumps and barrels available for schooling, and the cross country has a wooden bridge to cross, and  logs, coops, brush box and split rail verticals to jump on a rolling course. Nothing too scary. This is a multi-use park, there will be tennis, basket ball, softball and soccer going on. Trails are horse-person-dog only, no bikes! Be sure to check out the beaver dams and lodges.

There is a main trail in the woods, and several smaller off trails, some go to private property, so be careful! There is a wider trail that crosses the stream, and ends up on a road. turn right up the road until you get to the power lines, then you can follow the power lines for a while if you want to add miles to the ride. When you get to the first steep gully into a creek, turn around and go back.

The fields have galloping lanes mowed in them that criss-cross the park. Watch your speed, some of them dead end in the soccer fields!