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Bridle Trails

The Village of Indian Hill Public Works Department maintains 75 miles of bridle trails. Seasonal work such as mowing, weed-eating and tree trimming are routinely performed each year. Culvert replacements, sign installation, drainage projects, re- routing and new trail installations are done on an as needed basis.

Though the trails are regularly inspected, your cooperation is needed in reporting any hazards or obstacles you may encounter. To report difficulties, please contact the supervisor at 831-3712 or e-mail Jerry Hensley with the posted trail number and description of the problem.

A bridle trail license is required to ride on the Indian Hill trails.  Fee schedules are as follows:

Residents of Indian Hill
Individual Membership:
$75.00 for each rider.
Family Memberships:
$150.00 for the first two riders and $15.00 for each additional family member.  Must be immediate family under the age of 21.

Individual Membership:
$100.00 for each rider with a one time initiation fee of $150.00.
Family Memberships:
$200.00 for the first two riders and $20.00 for eachadditional family member.  Must be immediate family under the age of 21.  There is also a one time initiation fee of $150.00 per rider.

The bridle trail year runs from June 1st to May 31st each year.  Half year memberships are available after December 1st for half of the above membership fees. Click here to download the application form.

Completed applications can be brought to the Village Administration office, located at 6525 Drake Road, Cincinnati, 45243, Monday – Friday between 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. First time members must appear in person to obtain their membership. New member applications cannot be processed by mail.

Guest passes are available for guests of bridle trail members.  All guests must be riding with a licensed bridle trail member in order to obtain a guest pass.  Guest passes are $5.00 per day for each Village resident guest and $10.00 per day for each non-resident guest.  If daily guest passes to any one guest exceeds twelve times in one year, they will be asked to purchase a yearly license.  Licensed trail riders and their guest can obtain a guest pass at the Village Administration office or the Ranger’s station 24 hours a day.

For more information on obtaining a bridle trail license, please contact our Administration office at 513-561-6500.

More Information

For More Information Contact:

Village of Indian Hill
Public Works
6525 Drake Road
Cincinnati, Ohio 45243
Tel: 513-831-3712
FAX: 513-831-3897
Email Supervisor: Jerry Hensley