APPLE VALLEY STABLES 7148 East Lamar Alexander Parkway, Townsend, Tennessee 865-448-8300 Located adjacent to Apple Valley Farms, Apple Valley Stables offers 45-minute guided horseback tours in Townsend, which is known as “The Peaceful Side of the Smokies.” Hayrides are also available. For more information about Apple Valley Stables, visit www.applevalleyridingstables.com.
BIG CREEK STABLES & OUTPOST AT GRASSY FORK
5019 Rag Mountain Road, Hartford, Tennessee
(423) 487-5742 Enjoy guided horseback rides at the Big Creek Stables and Outpost at Grassy Fork, which lies adjacent to the Cherokee National Forest. For more information about Big Creek Stables, visit www.bigcreekoutdoors.com.
CADES COVE RIDING STABLES
10018 Campground Drive, Townsend, Tennessee
865-448-6286 The most visited area of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park is the beautiful, 4,000-acre Cades Cove valley. Guided horseback rides can be arranged through the Cades Cove Riding Stables. Hayrides are also available. For more information about Cades Cove Riding Stables, visit www.explorecadescove.com.
DAVY CROCKETT RIDING STABLES
505 Old Cades Cove Road, Townsend, Tennessee
865-448-6411 Day Crockett Riding Stables provides guided trail rides through the Smoky Mountains. No experience is necessary. Overnight trips are also available by reservation. Davy Crockett Riding Stables is located off Highway 321 in Townsend. Just follow signs to the Tuckaleechee Caverns. For more information about Davy Crockett Riding Stables, visit davycrockettridingstables.com.
DEER FARM RIDING STABLES 478 Happy Hollow Lane, Sevierville, Tennessee
865-429-2276 Nestled within 140 beautiful acres, Deer Farm Riding Stables features guided horse trails, old-fashioned pony rides, a deer farm and exotic petting zoo, and a picnic area. Deer Farm Riding Stables is open daily from 10 AM to 5:30 PM. For more information about Deer Farm Riding Stables, visit www.deerfarmzoo.com.
DOUGLAS LAKE VIEW STABLES
1650 Providence Road, Sevierville, Tennessee
865-428-3587 Experience 1 to 4 hour horseback rides through the scenic Smoky Mountains at the Douglas Lake View Stables, which is open year round. Western and English riding lessons are available. No experience is necessary. For more information about Douglas Lake View Stables, visit www.douglaslakestables.com.
SMOKY MOUNTAIN STABLES
U.S. 321, Gatlinburg, Tennessee
864-436-5634 Enjoy guided horseback riding trips through Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Conveniently located just 4 miles East of Gatlinburg, Smoky Mountain Stables is open 7 days a week from mid-March through Thanksgiving. For more information about Smoky Mountain Stables, visit www.smokymountainridingstables.com.
SUGARLANDS RIDING STABLES Highway 441, Gatlinburg, Tennessee
"See Nature's Beauty" with Sugarlands Riding Stables, which provides guided horseback riding tours of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. For more information about Sugarlands Riding Stables, visit www.sugarlandsridingstables.com.
WALDEN CREEK STABLES 2709 Walden Creek Road, Pigeon Forge, Tennessee 865-429-0411 Open 7 days a week, Walden Creek Stables offers guided trail rides, overnight campouts, primitive cabins and wedding services. Walden Creek Stables is located on a beautiful, 500-acre ranch just outside of downtown Pigeon Forge. For more information about Walden Creek Stables, visit www.waldencreekstables.com.