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Smoky Mountain Riding Stables

#11 of 24 Outdoor Activities in Gatlinburg Features Animals
Highway 321, East Parkway, Gatlinburg, TN 37738
+1 865-436-5634
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My husband and I love horseback riding in the mountains. The guide Dave was very friendly and... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Christina C
Hamburg, Louisiana
via mobile
Nice slow ride in the Smokies

My wife and I try to ride every time we go on vacation, we had a great time on this slow paced ride... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Dexter C
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good21%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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“hour ride” (29 reviews)
“trail guide” (10 reviews)
“older man” (7 reviews)
Highway 321, East Parkway, Gatlinburg, TN 37738
+1 865-436-5634
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Reviewed 2 days 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 2 days 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 3 days ago

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 4 days ago

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 1 week ago

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 1 week ago 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

Thank Bbtwest
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My daughters had a nice ride. Reasonable price, low wait times. I did find it a bit odd that the guide was smoking.

Thank Patricia B
Reviewed 14 April 2017

I just took my daughter, who has autism, on her first ever trail ride at the stable and it was a great experience. The place is pretty straightforward without a lot of touristy stuff some of the other ranches have and the girl behind the...More

Thank traceracer
Reviewed 11 April 2017

I, my daughter, and grand daughter took the 45 min. ride during the middle of the day. There are no reservations, so first come. We only waited a short time for our guide and mounts. They adjusted the stirrups for us and gave rudimentary instructions...More

Thank MichDandR
Reviewed 2 April 2017

I use to guide out in Colorado.. years ago , brought back good memories and a good two (2) hour Ride.. saw deer, turkey and a lot of streams .. very good easy horses to ride for all the family

Thank Dee M
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Sophina W
I have a 3 year old, can he ride with me?
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.
Are u open thru the Christmas holidays? If so, what are your hours?
27 November 2016|
Response from Karin M | Reviewed this property |
I believe they're closed December through March.
Do they allow you to take your own photos during the ride?
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