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Whether you're young or old, expert or novice, a Horseback, Carriage, or Hayride trip in the breathtaking Cades Cove in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park is an adventure you'll never forget. If you have a hearty frontier spirit and are ready to hit the trail, come take pleasure in some wholesome outdoor fun at our stable area. You will be greeted by our Guides, who are committed to providing you with a safe and memorable excursion within the scenic Cades Cove. Cades Cove Riding Stables offers adventure options for the entire family who wish to enjoy the magnificent Cades Cove. We specialize in providing guided trail, carriage, and hayrides for National Park visitors who desire an alternative method of enjoying the scenic splendor of the park. Off the beaten path, you'll see what's under the forest canopy, and maybe even some woodland critters! You'll even learn a bit about our Cove as our guides share stories of the remnants of a historic settlement period. Cades Cove Riding Stables is located 7 miles past Townsend in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. We are the National Park's only authorized riding stables in Cades Cove.

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Great family experience
Family carriage rides
All rides have a familiarization orientation
Crossing Abrams Creek on the horseback ride
Hayrides are great for groups, families, or someone who wants to learn a little more about Cades Cove
Historic Settler's Cabins
Getting ready for a ride
Amy and Ben enjoying thier time off
Taking a leisurely ride on forested trails in Cades Cove
Leaving the barn after a days work
Cades Cove Riding Stables

10018 Campground Dr.
Located in Cades Cove and Not Townsend
Townsend, TN 37882

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Admission Rates
Guided Horseback Ride $30,
Guided Carriage Ride $12, Narrated Hayride $12
Ranger-Led Hayride $14.
Dates Closed
December 5 - Mar. 15
Open daily 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Payment Methods Accepted
  • Cash
  • Mastercard
  • Visa
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