N 1198 Liberty Road
Merrill, WI 54452
(715) 432-7444 

About Us

The Chism Family, Sheryl, Jeff, Kasey, Sabrina, and Cassandra, established the Chism Trail Ranch in 2006 to share with others what they know to be true: hard work strengthens individuals physically, emotionally, and socially.  The Chisms' enduring optimism and fun, family environment, permeates all of the horseback events held at the Ranch. Join the Chism Family for an afternoon or a weekend to experience the timeless cowboy lifestyle! 

Take the opportunity to ride a horse in the great North woods! Ride horses over trails with beautiful hills, along and through the picturesque Pine River.
Chism Trail Ranch invites you to enjoy our facility:

• large indoor riding arena (100 ft-180 ft) riding area.
• Outdoor arena (115 ft-200 ft)
• Stables with 17 stalls, plus covered outdoor stalls
• Heated equine shower
• Dinning & lounge with fireplace
• Tack area with personal lockers
• 240 acres of private trails

Our Ranch also has on-going activities and events:

• Trail rides
• Training
• Lessons
• Kid's horse camps
• Group parties
• Arena rentals
• Boarding
• Equestrian clinics

Equestrian shows:

• Ranch Sorting
• Team Penning
• Barrels Racing & Pole Bending
• Team Roping
• Calf Roping

• Goat Tying

Chism Trail Ranch is conveniently located minutes off Highway 51, east of Merrill, Wisconsin.
Take Highway 64 to County W. Turn right (south) on W to Center Road approximately one mile east (left) on Center Road 3.5 miles to Liberty Road.
Take a left 1/4 mile to Chism Trail Ranch.

Come and trail ride at Chism Trail Ranch.
You can bring your own horse or rent a ranch horse.
You will not cross roads but you may cross rivers!
We have lots of room for rustic, dry camping or hook-up for trailers.
Come join us as we appreciate the beautiful colors of North-central Wisconsin along with good times and good friends!

Guided Trail Ride
Enjoy a trail ride on one of our friendly ranch horses through wooded trails along the picturesque Pine River. Your trail ride will begin with a short lesson, allowing you to feel comfortable on your horse. With balance in a saddle you can safely control and communicate with your horse, which allows you to enjoy your trail ride with more knowledge and comfort.
Plan approximately 2 hours at the ranch.
Cost $30.per person.( Min of 2 people).
Call for appointment 715-432-7444 or (715) 921-4909
Same day appointment available!

We are excited to offer comfortable accommodations in the three bedroom ranch house. Enjoy a spectacular view, regardless which window you gaze from. Whether you are horseback riding, snowmobiling, trail riding on a motorized vehicle or enjoying all the trails have to offer on foot, we can provide a pleasant, affordable night's stay.

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