Hayrides - Great Smoky Mountains National Park
Hayrides in the Great Smoky Mountains are offered in Cades Cove from mid-March through October 31st.
Hayrides in Cades Cove
Cades Cove Riding Stables offers a 1.5 – 2 hour hayride around the Cades Cove Loop Road. Passengers sit on a bed of hay in a trailer pulled by a truck and enjoy an open air view of the scenery of Cades Cove. Space on the wagons is limited. Advance reservations are required and can be made by telephoning the Cades Cove Riding Stables at 865-448-9009.
Cost for 1.5 hour guided: $12 per person 2 years old and up. Ranger-led 2 Hours: $14.00 Per Person.
Join a Park Ranger for an evening haywagon ride through Cades Cove in Great Smoky Mountains National Park or just a regular hayride without narration.
Guided hayrides leave from the Cades Cove Riding Stables nightly. Hayrides are conducted regardless of weather conditions unless deemed unsafe.
Bring the family, comfortable clothing for the weather, and a flashlight for the parking and restroom area. During cooler months, it is recommended that you bring warm quilts or blankets (bring an extra one to cover your back because the wind can cause a strong chill).
Note: The ranger-led Fall Harvest Hayride with people dressed in period costumes is no longer offered.
Please call (865) 448-9009 for more information or visit www.cadescovestables.com.
Hayrides are also offered in surrounding towns:
Apple Valley Riding Stables
Tractor drawn hay rides on an old wooden hay wagon. Enjoy a leisurely ride through beautiful mountain property alongside and through the creek. You will end up at a little meadow and then turn around and come back. Special requests are always welcome, and they will even build a bonfire for you.
Nestled in the shadow of Great Smoky Mountains National Park, in historic West Millers Cove, you will discover a special place called EchoBrooke Farm. A collection of horse drawn vehicles and sturdy Belgian and Percheron horses provide a means of travel back to a simpler time, to a way of life we have come to embrace, and now share. Hay Wagon Rides are the heartbeat of EchoBrooke Farm. Here you can clip clop down a shady lane or amble through the countryside. Slow your pace of life. Enjoy wild flowers and wildlife. Experience scenic vistas and pure mountain streams. Discover the beauty of the Smoky Mountains at a leisurely pace.
Old Fashioned Hayrides in Gatlinburg
Experience a unique hayride with family or friends in downtown Gatlinburg. As fall begins in the Smoky Mountains, take this fun filled hayride and enjoy breath taking views of our beautiful mountain foliage. Departure is at traffic light #6 at the Mountain Mall. Rides leave approximately every 45 minutes, November 1 - December 31.
Call 865-436-3897 for more information.
Enjoy a peaceful wagon ride going through the forest and along side the Oconaluftee River. All ages.
Wagon Rides: $10 per rider. More Information