Welcome to Nantahala Village Riding Stables

About us

Located nine miles west of Bryson City NC Nantahala Village Riding Stables offers a fun family friendly horseback riding experience. If you have never ridden before , or have limited experience, we will show you the basic tips and instructions on riding before hitting the trail. Our trails are located in the Nantahala National Forest. Wooded area overlooking Fontana Lake. Cost is $25 per person per hour. We have two restrictions, children must be 5 years of age and we have a 250lb weight limit. To make reservations please call (828) 488-9649.

One Hour Trip

​First trip leaves at 9am and continues each hour until 5pm. Features include beautiful wooded scenery and an overlook of Lake Fontana.

​Hourly rate: $25 per rider

The two hour trip is our most popular. Features include scenic wooded trail following along the edge of Lake Fontana.

 Rate: $50 per rider

Three Hour

This trip covers wooded mountain trails with many beautiful views of Lake Fontana. 

Rate: $75 per rider

Four Hour Trip

This trip covers all our scenic trails.​                       Rate: $100 per rider

​​All day and over night trips

​​For the horseback riding enthusiast the all day trip leaves at 9am from the Tsali recreation. Bring a packed lunch and enjoy beautiful scenic trails.

​Rate: $200.00 per rider

​Ask us about our overnight trips


Contact Us

Better yet, see us in person!

We love our customers, so feel free to visit during normal business hours.

Nantahala Village Riding Stables

9400 Hwy 19 West, Bryson City, North Carolina 28713, United States

(828) 488-9649



9:00 am – 5:00 pm


9:00 am – 5:00 pm


9:00 am – 5:00 pm


9:00 am – 5:00 pm


9:00 am – 5:00 pm


9:00 am – 5:00 pm


9:00 am – 3:00 pm