Best Horseback Riding and Minutes from Asheville

Smoky Mountain Trail Rides is your premier spot for horseback riding near Asheville North Carolina. We are located in Marshall North Carolina 30 minutes from Asheville and Hot Springs North Carolina. With our historical 550 acre of property we provide a relaxing, informative and entertaining horseback ride. And most of our trails are covered with beautiful oak trees, and you can also enjoy the incredible views in Madison County. Checkout our gallery of pictures with all the happy riders and animals here on the farm. ClickHere


Guided Horseback Trail Rides For Everyone

All Horses are safe to ride

Horseback riding in the mountains of North Carolina provide a thrilling mix of stunning scenery and fabulous mountain trail riding. We ride through tree stands to high vistas with views across deep valleys and smoky ridge tops. The terrain here is dramatic, varied and rugged so horse and rider are provided an evolving backdrop of challenges, obstacles and landscapes to ride through. The scenic grandeur and rewarding challenges of mountain trail riding create a remarkable opportunity to join horse and rider with a natural outdoor setting.




 Call Now For Summer Fun And Horseback Riding

Now is the time to call Gary at Smoky Mountain Trail Rides for your summer horseback riding fun. Just 30 minutes from Asheville and 10 minutes from Weaverville. We have great special pricing with 5 people or more in a group. Summer camp groups are also welcome.

With close to thirty horses to choose from,  we can find the right one for you. More the better ! Come and enjoy the petting zoo and also views of our beautiful mountain range and the Bison grazing the property. Our trails are second to none ! We also offer wagon rides and overnight camping with appointment.

Wagon Rides

We have a horse drawn carriage to make your wedding day or any special event even that more special. Just like the times in the old western days. Relax with you family while we slowly ride the trails.Call 828-768-9339 or email for pricing.


Our Rates

1-hour ride = $35.00

2-Hour Ride = $65.00

*Group discounts and longer trips are available by contacting us

Our Schedule


We ride daily.

Maximum Weight is 270lbs

for each horse