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Smoky Mountain Riding Stables

#7 of 22 Outdoor Activities in Gatlinburg Features Animals
Highway 321, East Parkway, Gatlinburg, TN 37738
+1 865-436-5634
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One hour ride

We arrived at Smoky Mountain stables around 9:30 on a Sunday. All the staff were very friendly and... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Janine K
via mobile
Great Ride in the National Forest

Great ride with a 6 year old who had her own horse (held on to by the guide). Good 45 minutes thru... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Terri K
Woodstock, Georgia
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  • Average7%
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Highway 321, East Parkway, Gatlinburg, TN 37738
+1 865-436-5634
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We arrived at Smoky Mountain stables around 9:30 on a Sunday. All the staff were very friendly and the horses looked well fed and strong. As an animal lover that was one of my biggest concerns. I went with my 13-year-old and my 11-year-old and...More

Thank Janine K
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great ride with a 6 year old who had her own horse (held on to by the guide). Good 45 minutes thru the Smokey Mountains National Forest on trails through creeks - can see wild life (turkeys).

Thank Terri K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My family and I had a wonderful time horseback riding! Our guide was helpful, experienced,and knowledgeable about the area. The horses were amazing, and the scenery exquisite! We highly recommend going to Smokey Mountain Riding Stables!

Thank chamberkin
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

All staff were excellent (sales person, guide, photographer) apart from the older guy that was "helping"?!? us dismount. I asked to take photo of the horse after he snared at me because I wasn't getting off quickly enough / his response was to lunge forward...More

2  Thank J20ELA111
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I love horseback riding in the mountains. The guide Dave was very friendly and knowledgeable about the territory. Horses were very gentle and followed well. Slow paced ride suitable for anyone. Recommend it if you never done it!

Thank Christina C
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

My wife and I try to ride every time we go on vacation, we had a great time on this slow paced ride and even had a little rain. Dave did a great job.

Thank Dexter C
Reviewed 20 June 2017

Thanks Troy for help keeping me calm during my first riding experience. My son wanted to celebrate his 21st Birthday riding horses while we were in the Smokies. I am glad we chose this location. The ride was a little scary but the scenery was...More

Thank d7d6d11
Reviewed 19 June 2017

Family ride on Fathers Day was a wonderful treat at Smoky Mountains Riding Stables. Competitive rates, staff was great, wonderful horses and a good trail. We did the 45 minute ride that takes you back through the woods of the Great Smoky Mountains. Trail features...More

Thank Bobby W
Reviewed 12 June 2017

My son and I decided to take a scenic horseback ride while visiting Gatlinburg, and Smoky Mountain Riding Stables did not disappoint! The prices are reasonable and wait times are short. My son and I were the only ones on our ride, and our tour...More

Thank Jennifer S
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

We chose Smoky Mountain Riding Stables during our recent visit to the Gatlinburg area and had an excellent trip! They offered several packages depending on how long you wanted to ride. We chose this company based on their high rating and because they offered a...More

1  Thank Bbtwest
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Sophina W
22 February 2017|
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Response from pony1947 | Reviewed this property |
I saw small children riding alone, I'm not certain if I saw little ones on the same horse as a parent. I would advise to call the stable direct. It is a great, beautiful country, streams, forest, etc, very safe and easy.
26 November 2016|
Response from Karin M | Reviewed this property |
I believe they're closed December through March.
30 September 2016|
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Response from pony1947 | Reviewed this property |
yes they do, I took a video of 1/3 of the ride. They also have a photo at the end of the ride for sale