Shady Lane Ranch Inc

Hayrack Rides & Horseback Riding.
(712) 314-2414

17744 Shady Lane
Council Bluffs, IA 51503

41.304698865789604 -95.84395408630371

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Call to reserve times for riding & ahead for hayrack rides. Remember groups of 20 or more for hayrides followed by campfire parties!


Open daily on the hour for horseback rides. Call the morning you wish to ride in order to confirm time and number of people.

Description for Shady Lane Ranch Inc

Shady Lane Ranch provides fun for the whole family! We are located on a vast expanse of land in Council Bluffs, Iowa, where we are able to offer horseback riding and accommodations for your group event. We have 300 acres of wooded trails for you to ride on, with 20 gentle horses ready to help you enjoy the breathtaking scenery of our property.

We are able to provide a variety of services to our guests, including:

• Horseback rides
• Hayrack rides

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Reviews of Shady Lane Ranch Inc

FUN TIME by Family Fun -


Was just out there recently and had a blast. I will be telling my friends about this place. It just what it says a fun place for your family. This is a great place for kids and adults both. We had a beautiful hay rack ride and… Read More >

NATES LOSS by Jamie of Nebraska City -


My name is Jamie I have been going to SHADY LANE for over 25 years with my family. I have never ever had any problems out there the staff/security have always been helpful. We have great times and thats why we go back every year.… Read More >

Nates Review by Richs Response -


I wish to respond to Nates Review I am the supervisor of the security at Shady Lane. I have been working here for over 22 years. The gentleman in question (NATE) failed toput in his review that he had a dog with him and the… Read More >

Sad by nate -


Sad sad place, didn’t even get on a hay ride. For starters the rent a cop to park your vehicle was extremely unprofessional. When we pulled up he wanted to know who we were with, well it was a group outing so we… Read More >

horse lover by jack -


I went to Shady Lane tto ride and foun d a super knowledgeable staff and beautiful kind fat horses. Had a beautiful trail ride on scenic trails and my horse minded me well and was calm and well mannered. I trotted a little but… Read More >

Preparing for a horseback trip in Yellowstone. by Chuck -


My wife and I are not experienced riders and thought it best that we get a little saddle time before taking a back country trip in yellowstone. We have spent several hours in the saddle at Shady Lane Ranch. The experience has… Read More >

LOTS OF FUN by lms84 -


Me and a friend that had never ridden a horse went to shady lanes and had a great time. The guide and staff were so nice and lots of fun. The guide had a lot of knowledge of the trail and horses and was fun to listen to. It is a… Read More >

My love for Shady Lane Ranch by Kathy -


I started going there in the late 60's. I saw a wide varity of horses in good flesh. Charlie was very nice and just a terrific man. He always gave me a good horse. He never made me feel like I didn't know what end did what. He… Read More >

Injured Horse? by rizzofrancis -


One horse in our party had a mind of its own and stumbled several times during ride. When it came time to traverse down a hillside pass, the horse seemed like it didn't want to go down that trail and kept walking on its own, even… Read More >

Um... Well... by owned a horse for 8 years -


These horses are not for intermediate riders who want to get up and go. They are hard-wired to walk single-file, won't buddy up next to each other so you can talk to your friends, and are buddy sour if you hold them behind. There… Read More >

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Service Area

Serving: Council Bluffs IA (Metro), Council Bluffs IA, Omaha NE (Metro), Omaha NE

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Shady Lane Ranch Inc
17744 Shady Lane
Council Bluffs, IA 51503
(712) 314-2414
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