Horseback Riding in the Smokies

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In this article, we will showcase horseback riding stables within driving distance of Douglas Lake as of October 2019. If you’ve ever wanted to ride a horse in the Smokies, these are the places to do it at!

 

* Douglas Lakeview Riding Stables
1650 Providence Rd, Sevierville, Tennessee 37876
https://www.facebook.com/Douglas-Lakeview-Riding-Stables-279463045506870/
(865) 428-3587

Official Info:
“Offering Horseback Riding In Sevierville Tn at Discounted Rates and Affordable Prices. At Douglas Lakeview you’ll experience the smoky Mountains like never before. It doesn’t matter if you’ve never been horseback riding or if you’re an experienced rider, our wonderful trail rides are for you – you’ll be amazed at the breathtaking mountain views, lush greenery and serene waters of douglas Lake. Douglas Lake View Stables offers trail riding through scenic Smoky Mountain tours from one to four hours; longer tours are available if you call ahead. Horseback riding in the smoky Mountains at Douglas Lake View Stables is fun for couples or the entire family! Check out our horseback rates, we always have specials and watch for even better deals we strive to make our services affordable for everyone. We offer group discounts and even large family discounts. Guaranteed Best and Lowest Price In the Smokys!”

 

* French Broad Riding Stables
2319 Winfield Dunn Pkwy, Sevierville, TN 37876
(865) 963-5139

 

 

* Deer Farm Riding Stables
470 Happy Hollow Ln, Sevierville, TN 37876

Smoky Mountain Deer Farm and Deer Farm Riding Stables

(865) 429-2276

Official Info:
“Our facility caters to first time and ‘rusty’ riders. Children ages 5 and up are encouraged to ride their own horse, with or without the help of their trail guide. Kids under 5 can double up with a parent if both fit comfortably in the saddle and do not exceed the weight limit. Don’t forget to bring along a backpack for your infant!

Our facilities are cleaned routinely, and our horses are groomed regularly for the consideration of our horses and our guests. Our staff of professional riders will not only instill confidence in you, but will also keep you thoroughly entertained on the trail. There are no bony horses here! Our horses are well cared for and in excellent condition to make your experience wonderful every time!”

 

* Big Rock Dude Ranch at Ponderosa
909 Little Cove Rd, Pigeon Forge, TN 37863
https://www.horseridingbigrock.com
(865) 428-9398

Official Info:
“Looking for horseback riding in Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge? Big Rock Dude Ranch at Ponderosa is the Gatlinburg / Pigeon Forge area’s premier horseback riding and outdoor adventure destination. Located just a short drive from Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg, enjoy horse back riding in the Smoky Mountains year round (weather permitting) seven days a week from 9:00 am until 5:00 pm.

Our Smoky Mountain outdoor activities let you travel back in time and experience the Smokies as the early settlers did 200 years ago as they crossed the mountains on horseback seeing these mountains and valleys for the very first time. Enjoy relaxing outdoor family activities such as fishing in our stocked fishing pond, mining for gems at our gem mine, and visiting the animals at our petting zoo. Our shaded picnic area is the perfect place to relax and enjoy a snack or meal from Chow-Boys Cafe. And for the truly adventurous, take a guided ATV ride that will take you through creeks and along mountain trails.”

 

* Five Oaks Riding Stables
1630 Parkway, Sevierville, TN 37862

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(877) 538-0569

Official Info:
“The Premier Horseback Riding Destination in the Smokies. Enjoy an hour-long ride with us on our shady, 3.5 mile trail featuring beautiful trees, streams, mountain views, and an authentic moonshine still. Our horses’ fun personalities and our amazing guides will keep you smiling throughout the whole tour! This is a great experience for your whole family to enjoy together.

You’ll feel miles away from the busy Parkway on our scenic trail. Forest, streams and even an old-time moonshine still are just some of what you’ll experience on your tour. Vacationing with younger kids? Now the whole family can enjoy this incredible experience. Children 3 and up can ride along with a responsible adult or a guide, allowing everyone in your group to have the experience of a lifetime. We even have safety helmets for the kids. Our amazing guides will make sure you have a safe and enjoyable ride. All of our guides have many years of experience, so don’t worry if you are new to horseback riding. They’ll walk you through everything you need to know and help you along the way.”

 

 

* Heritage Carriage Rides & Gold Rush Stables
2202 Goldrush Rd, Pigeon Forge, TN 37863
https://goldrushstables.com
(865) 365-5894

Official Info:
“Welcome to Heritage Carriage Rides and Gold Rush Stables. At Gold Rush Stables & Heritage Carriage Rides we offer horse back rides in the Pigeon Forge Area and carriage rides in Pigeon Forge, TN. We also cater to your special events with a carriage ride for your wedding or engagement. Give us a call or stop by and see us for Pigeon Forge TN Horseback Riding and Carriage Rides! Gold Rush Stables offers a 2 1/2 mile trail that takes an hour to ride. We have 5 trails to accommodate any level of experience. All trails are safe with no extreme trails. We are located at 2202 Goldrush Rd, Pigeon Forge, one red light past Dollywood and across from Dolly’s Dream More Resort.”

 

* Smoky Mountain Riding Stables
1720 East Pkwy, Gatlinburg, TN 37738
https://smokymountainridingstables.com
(865) 436-5634

Official Info:
“A good horse beneath you. A blue sky above. Just the creaking of saddle leather and the smell of fresh air. That’s the beauty of a visit to Smoky Mountain Riding Stables – Gatlinburg TN. Enjoy a peaceful view of the Great Smoky Mountains on the back of a well trained horse. Our natural beautiful horseback riding trails inside the National Park await you with an experienced guide that just might lead you into a flock of wild turkeys, a herd of wild deer or even black bear climbing a tree. Whether you are a novice, or an experienced rider, you are guaranteed a great horseback ride with Smoky Mountain Riding Stables – Gatlinburg TN

Smoky Mountain Riding Stables – Gatlinburg TN is an established horseback riding stable. It has been in operation for over 20 years. No experience is necessary to ride. All horseback rides are great for beginner through advanced riders, with beautiful wooded scenery and mountain streams. Our 40 head of well trained & experienced mountain trail horses makes for a fantastic ride. Their sizes range from 13 to 17 hands tall to meet the needs of all our riders. Due to the natural Great Smoky Mountains National Park terrain, Our guided horseback rides are at walking pace.”

 

 

* Cades Cove Riding Stables
10018 Campground Dr, Townsend, TN 37882
J64C+4R Townsend, Tennessee
cadescovestables.com
(865) 448-9009

Official Info:
“Come and explore the wilderness of Tennessee as it appeared to some of America’s first settlers, from the saddle. Off the beaten path, you’ll see what’s under the forest canopy, and maybe even some woodland critters! You’ll even discover a bit about our Cove as our guides share stories of the remnants of the historic settlement of the area.

For expert riders to first timers, a trip back in time through the breathtaking wilderness of Cades Cove in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park is an adventure you’ll never forget. We have a range of activities available that the entire family can appreciate. All you have to do is choose your own adventure.”

 

* Davy Crockett Riding Stables
505 Old Cades Cove Rd, Townsend, TN 37882
M677+RQ Townsend, Tennessee
davycrockettridingstables.com
(865) 448-6411

Official Info:
“Welcome to Davy Crockett Riding Stables, your best choice for a beautiful equestrian experience for the whole family to enjoy. The oldest mountain range in the world can be explored by all ages, on horseback, with the help of an experienced equestrian professional.”