The Southeastern corner of the United States is a truly beautiful place. North Georgia is an especially gorgeous destination! Mountains, forests, lakes, and rivers all contribute to the incredible scenery found only in the North Georgia foothills. One of the best ways to admire Georgia’s incredible scenery is from the back of a horse! Here are five of our favorite places to inquire about horseback riding in Georgia.
Are you planning on horseback riding in Georgia this season? A tranquil trail ride is just one of many ways to spend quality time with loved ones here in the Blue Ridge Mountains! There are plenty of opportunities to see wildlife, engage in the local arts scene, and sample delicious cuisine. For a complete list of the best attractions, activities, and events in North Georgia, be sure to download our complimentary Vacation Guide today!
5 Fantastic Places for Horseback Riding in Georgia
Sunburst Stables in Clarkesville
The horseback rides offered by Sunburst Stables in Clarkesville, Georgia, guarantee an enjoyable trip for everyone of all ages and skill levels. Choose from a variety of options, including a one-hour journey and a 2.5-hour Family Adventure Ride. Sunburst Stables also provides a Sunset Ride, which is perfect for lovebirds who long to see a beautiful mountain sunset. This company is located just 25 minutes away from Glen-Ella Springs Inn!
Chattahoochee Stables in Helen
Another nearby equestrian outfit is Chattahoochee Stables, just 32 minutes away in Helen! Cross the rushing Chattahoochee River on horseback as you ride on one of these well-trained steeds. This stable’s experienced animals will give you a wonderful one-hour trip through some of Georgia’s most magnificent settings! Rides cost $40 per person, or $50 per horse (for double riders).
Equus Mountain Meadow in Clayton
Experience some of the most memorable horseback trail riding in Georgia when you visit the Equus Mountain Meadow Riding Stable, just 34 minutes away from Clarkesville! This outfit specializes in private guided tours, so the possibilities are endless. Equus Mountain Meadow is one of the few stables in the region that allows trotting and cantering!
Gold City Corral and Carriage Company in Dahlonega
Want an incredible equestrian experience, but not sure about a trail ride? Go to Gold City Corral and Carriage Company for horse-drawn carriage rides, family-friendly hayrides, dinner wagon rides, and more! This is a popular choice for weddings and other events, so be sure to make a reservation in advance. Gold City Corral and Carriage Company is just over an hour away from Glen-Ella Springs Inn.
A Step Above Stables in Blairsville
Just over an hour outside of Clarkesville is A Step Above Stables in beautiful Blairsville, Georgia. Here, guests can see the lovely Lake Nottely and surrounding mountains on horseback. In addition to offering a wide variety of trail rides (including a combination ride of walking, trotting, and cantering), this company sells and shows horses!
A vacation in the South is truly an escape to paradise! Enjoy your Georgia getaway to the fullest by treating yourself to a stay in the finest accommodations possible. Glen-Ella Springs Inn is a luxurious bed and breakfast tucked away in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Clarkesville, Georgia. We provide each and every guest with comfortable accommodations, excellent amenities like complimentary breakfast, and warm hospitality found nowhere else.
The best way to take advantage of the best horseback riding in Georgia is to book our Adventure Package! This special includes either a two-hour trail ride, ultimate ATV tour, or premier zip line tour and dinner for two in our on-site restaurant ($70 allowance). There’s no better way to spend a day!