Equestrians return year after year to ride the beautiful trails and roads in Pisgah National Forest, Dupont State Forest, and Gorges State Park. Many people don’t know, however, that even novices can discover the joy and excitement of horseback riding in Transylvania. So whether you’re revisiting your favorite trail or looking for a fun new family adventure, there’s no better place to saddle up than Transylvania County.
If you plan to ride on your own, be aware that not all trails are open to horses. Get a map before you start, and check signs at the trailheads to make sure they’re horse accessible.
The Adventurist’s Horseback Riding Insider Tips offer some great ways to hit the dusty trail.
Don’t have a horse? Don’t worry. Either of these two providers will saddle you up:
Riding is also offered at the Biltmore Estate.