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

2018 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.

Image courtesy of Johne Richardson

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

  • March 30th, Friday
  • April 27th, Friday
  • April 28th, Saturday
  • May 25th, Friday
  • May 26th, Saturday
  • May 27th, Sunday
  • June 26th, Tuesday
  • June 27th, Wednesday
  • August 24th, Friday
  • August 25th, Saturday
  • September 22nd, Saturday
  • October 20th, Saturday (sold out)
  • November 21st, Wednesday

Moonlight Ride Cost

Horseback Ride: $165 / person + applicable tax

Wagon Ride: $80 / person + applicable tax

Moonlight Ride Details

Time: Approximately 3 hours starting by 7:00pm

Location: Flying W Guest Ranch - Bunkhouse

Hosts: Josh, Gwen and Josie Hoy

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.  


Dinner will be served up around 7:00pm, so please arrive before then. The evenings events will include:

  • Check-in
  • Supper
  • Entertainment by the Campfire
  • Moonlight Horse and Wagon Ride
The overall event will take around 3 hours. Times may vary throughout the year, so please pay attention to our email communications before the event.

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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