Riding Stables are available at
4 locations within the park. Rates
are $20 per hour, taxes may apply. Maximum weight limits and age
restrictions for children apply. For details, contact the stables listed
Cades Cove Riding Stables ~ Offers 1 1/2 hour hayrides for $6 per person,
Ranger Guided 2 hour hayrides for $8 per person, 30-45 minute carriage rides
(maximum of 6 people) for $10 per person, and 1 hour Guided horseback
rides for $25 per person. Reservations are required and departure hours
vary depending on which activity you choose. Open 7 days a week. 9 am - 4
pm, with extended hours June 1st - August 15th. 865-448-9009.
~ Smokemont ~ Open 9 am - 4:30 pm. April 1 - October 27. May and
September require reservations. 828-497-2373.
~ Smoky Mountain ~ Open 9 am - 6 pm. March 11 - November 27. 865-436-5634.
~ Sugarlands ~ Open 8 am - 5 pm. March 19 - November 13. 865-430-5020.
Mc Carter's Riding Stables ~ Offers
daily rides, sunset rides, hayrides,
buggy and carriage
rides, picnics and cookouts. Groups welcome. 865-436-5354.
Smoky Mountain Riding Stables ~ Offers 1 and 2 hour rides. 9 am - 4 pm.
Closed December - March 14th. 865-436-5634. www.smokymountainridingstables.com
Lil' Ponderosa Campground and Riding Stables ~ Offers 4 mile
guided tours. 865-453-5278.
Middle Creek Riding Stables ~ 865-428-8363.
Walden Creek Horseback Riding Stables ~ Offers 1, 2, and 4 hour rides, all
day rides and overnight rides with hayrides and bonfire suppers. Open year
round, 7 days a week. 865-429-0411. www.waldencreekstables.com
Ben's Stables ~ 865-429-0422.
Cedar Ridge Stables ~ 865-428-5802.
Douglas Lake View Stables ~ Offers 1 to 4 hour rides. 8 am - 5 pm. Sunset
rides available in the summer from 6 pm - 8 pm. Closed Thanksgiving and
Christmas Day. Ages 2 and up. 865-428-3587.
Five Oaks Riding Stables ~ Offers guided trail rides 1/2 hour and 1 hour
long. Open year round. 9 am - 6 pm. Closed Easter, Thanksgiving and
Christmas Day. Ages 6 and up. 865-453-8644.
French Broad Riding Stables ~ Offers 1/2 hour, 1 and 2 hour rides. 2 hour
rides require reservations. 865-774-5551.
Rolling Meadows Stables ~ 865-453-2954.
Smoky Mountain Deer Farm Riding Stables ~ Open year round. 10 am - 5:30
pm. Closed Thanksgiving and Christmas Day. All ages. 865-428-3337. www.deerfarmzoo.com
Swann Stables ~ 865-453-6037.
Davy Crockett Riding Stables ~ Offers 1/2 hour, 1 hour and 2 hour rides
daily. 1/2 day and overnight rides by reservation only. Boarding
available. Rides Christmas - March require a reservation. Open year round.
9 am - 5 pm. 865-448-6411.
EchoBrooke Farm ~ Offers carriage, wagon and hayrides. Riding and carriage
driving instruction is also available. NO TOURS OR HORSE RIDES.
~ Twin Valley Bed and Breakfast and Horse Ranch ~ Offers short rides, 1/2
day and day rides. Boarding available. 865-984-0980. http://www.twinvalleyhorseranch.com/
Broad Outpost Ranch ~ Features
a real working dude ranch with trail rides, cattle drives, white-water
rafting, team penning and more. Closed December 1 - February 28.
Creek Stables ~ Features one, two and up to seven hour rides. Open 9
am - 5 pm in the spring, 9 am - 6 pm in the summer and 11 am - 2 pm in the
winter. Minimum age 16. 423-487-3490. www.bigcreekoutdoors.com
Martin Stables ~ 423-487-4371.
Meadow Creek Mountain Resort ~ 423-623-7543.