Pisgah Riding Stables & Horseback Rides

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With a wide range of options for everyone from beginners to experts, the Pisgah Riding Stables located in the Pisgah National Forest are a great adventure for those looking to explore the area on horseback. Contact them by calling (828) 883-8258 or visiting them online at pisgahstables.com.


The 1 Hour BACKWOODS Ride

We offer our 1 hour BACKWOODS Ride up Perry Cove and back. This Trail is approximately 3 miles, round trip. The trail configuration is out and back. The ride soft and easy.


$40 per person

Rides leave at 10, 11, 12, 2, 3, and 4

2 person minimum




For those of you who want a little more time on horseback we offer a 2 hour Mountaintop Ride. This ride goes up Maxwell Cove and back. The trail is approximately 6 miles round trip. You’ll ride up slopes that are a little deeper than our Backwoods Ride and you will see some pretty overlooks. Good for ages 9 and up.


$80 per person

Rides leave at 10 or 11

2 person minimum

 The 3 hour MOUNTAINTOP Ride

For a little longer ride and more overlooks than the 2 hr, we offer the 3 hour MOUNTAINTOP Ride. This ride also goes up

Maxwell Cove and back, going up to an old chimney and beautiful overlooks. Trail is approximately 8 miles round trip. Good for ages 12 and up. Some riding experience is preferred for this ride.

$105 per person

Rides leave at 9 or 10

2 person minimum




For those who want even more we offer a 3½ hour WATERFALL Ride. This ride goes up Buckhorn Gap to Twin Falls. Trail is approximately 9 miles round trip. Good for ages 12 and up. Some riding experience is preferred.


$120 per person

Ride leaves at 9 only

4 person minimum




We try to have something for all ages, so for riders under 7 we put them on a horse, clip a lead rope to the horse and lead them around.


$10 for 10 minutes

Subject to availability

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