Horseback Riding in Gatlinburg TN

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 in Gatlinburg TN. Horse

Guided Ride in the Smokies

Enjoy a peaceful view of the Great Smoky Mountains on the back of a well trained horse. The 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 a 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 in Gatlinburg TN.

This Ain't No Cow Pasture Ride! It's on Mountain Trails, the terrain is not flat.
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. 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, the guided horseback rides are at walking pace.

Additional Information about Horseback Riding in Gatlinburg

About 550 miles of the Park's hiking trails are open to horses. There are five horse camps:
  • Anthony Creek
  • Big Creek
  • Cataloochee
  • Roundbottom
  • Towstring
Use of the horse camps requires a reservation. Reservations can be made by calling Toll Free National Park Reservation Service at 800-365-2267 or via the Internet at The Park also has five commercial stables within its borders. They are open from approximately mid-March through the Thanksgiving season.

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