Welcome to Smokemont

Discover the unforgettable magic of horseback riding at Smokemont Riding Stables, nestled in the heart of the Great Smoky Mountains. With trails suitable for all skill levels, our expert guides and well-trained horses are ready to take you on an exhilarating journey through North Carolina’s stunning wilderness. Immerse yourself in the breathtaking beauty of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park as you ride through fields of wildflowers and crystal-clear streams as you marvel at majestic mountain peaks.

Enjoy a guided horseback riding tour of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park!

The Rides

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Hourly Ride
$50 Per Rider
Waterfall Ride
$125 Per Rider
Wagon Ride
$30 Per Rider

Meet Your Mount

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Big Rob!

#meetyourmount presents Rob! Big Rob is a full-blooded Percheron horse. He is the biggest horse we have at our stable. He weighs over 2,000 pounds! Big Rob stands at 18.3[…]

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Horseback Riding North Carolina


#meetyourmountmonday featuring Cindy and Prince, with another view of the young bull elk they were checking out in the parking lot earlier this year. Cindy is one of our tallest guest[…]

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February 16, 2020 0
Horseback Riding North Carolina


#meetyourmountmonday presents Jesse! Jesse, a Percheron cross, is such a sweet guy. As you can imagine Jesse is one of our bigger horses and he even doubles as a guide horse[…]

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Reservations & Contact

2024 Season
Starts: March 2nd Ends: November 24th
Address 135 Smokemont Riding Stable Road Cherokee, NC 28713
Contact For Reservations
Phone: 828 497-2373