We invite you to come experience the
Tallgrass Prairie and our Cowboy Culture
here in the heart of the Flint Hills.
Gwen, Josh and Josie Hoy

2017 Moonlight Horse and Wagon Rides

Our moonlight horseback and wagon rides have been some of our most popular events.  So, we have expanded the number of opportunities to ensure everyone has a chance to experience this unique Flint Hills experience.

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All dates include both horseback and wagon rides unless otherwise noted.  If the option exists, be sure to specify which you want when you make your reservation.

Moonlight Ride Dates

  • Sunday, March 12th (Wagon Ride Only)
  • Saturday, May 6th
  • Sunday, May 7th
  • Friday, June 9th
  • Saturday, July 8th
  • Sunday, July 9th
  • Friday, August 4th
  • Saturday, August 5th
  • Saturday, September 2nd
  • Sunday, September 3rd
  • Friday, November 3rd
  • Saturday, November 4th
  • Saturday, December 2nd (Wagon Ride Only)

Moonlight Ride Cost

Horseback Ride: $160 / person

Wagon Ride: $75 / person

Moonlight Ride Details

Time: 6:00 - 11:00 pm

Location: Flying W Guest Ranch - Bunkhouse

Hosts: Josh, Gwen and Josie Hoy

Max Guests: 14

Includes: Supper, entertainment, horse and tack (for horseback riders), and guided moonlight ride

Guests will join us for a campfire supper at the Chuckwagon prepared by Chef Josh Hoy. The supper will be followed with entertainment by Jim Hoy.  Jim is a Professor of Folklore and History at Emporia State University.  He is also the director of the Center for Great Plains Studies.  He will sing traditional cowboy songs and tell stories about the Flint Hills and cowboy culture.  As the full moon is rising, we will saddle up horses, hitch the wagon and head out into the Hills.  The guided ride will be an hour and a half to two hours long.  


6pm:  Arrival and check-in
7pm:  Supper
8pm:  Entertainment by the Campfire
9pm:  Moonlight Horse and Wagon Ride
10:30 – 11pm:  Moonlight Ride ends 

To Make Reservations

To reserve your spot call or email Gwen: 620-340-2802 / gwen@flinthillsflyingw.com

Lodging and breakfast are available for an additional fee while space lasts.  For reservations contact Gwen.

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