Blue Ridge, Georgia, is a scenic dream – complete with rushing waterfalls, state parks, fields of wildflowers, lush valleys, sprawling hills, soaring mountains, rustic farmhouses, rustling wildlife, and more. And these gorgeous views can be enjoyed many ways, whether it be from the deck of your Georgia Cabins for YOU getaway, on a scenic drive, during a big hike, or one of our favorites…on a horseback ride! And thankfully, Blue Ridge is home to some wonderful riding stables offering guided horseback riding and tours for all ages and abilities. Read on for some of the top horseback rides in North Georgia – and get ready to see the natural beauty of the North Georgia mountains by horseback! Bonus – we have some beautiful cabin rentals to cozy up in after your horse riding experience.
Appalachian Trail Rides at S&T Stables
4130 Cutcane Road
Mineral Bluff, GA 30559
Across their 250+ acres of private land, enjoy views of lakes, mountains, and creeks along your ride. The full-service trail riding stable offers several packages to meet your needs and 30+ years of experience.
Blanche Manor Horseback Riding
160 Blanche Manor Lane
Copperhill, TN 37317
Year-round, enjoy gorgeous Blue Ridge views with experienced guides; options for beginners and seasoned riders; a one-hour ride, two-hour ride, or a longer day; pony rides; proposal packages; sunset rides, and more.
Blue Ridge Mountain Trail Rides at Hells Hollow
319 Hells Hollow Road
Blue Ridge, GA 30513
Boasting more than two decades of experience, Blue Ridge Mountain Trail Rides offers gorgeous views of the Cohutta Mountains, fun and safe guided trail rides for kids and adults, gem mining, fishing, and even baby goats to play with!
Cowgirl Up Stables
336 Shadow Lane
Blue Ridge, GA 30513
Focused on rides for beginners, Cowgirl Up Stables is great for kids and those wanting to enjoy a more leisurely day on the trails. They also offer a range of options, including sunset rides, picnic rides, proposal rides, valley river rides, and more.
North Georgia Equestrian Tours
P.O. Box 122
Epworth, GA 30541
Boasting more than 40 years of experience in beautiful Blue Ridge, this family-owned and operated horse farm offers riding lessons, private rides with talented trail guides, and trail riding tours for half days and full days, focused on experienced riders who want an adventure.
Gold City Corral
49 Forrest Hill Road
Dahlonega, GA 30533
Take a step back in time at Gold City Corral near Dahlonega, Georgia, where cowboy cookouts, horse-drawn carriage rides, hayrides, horseback trail riding, and more are on the menu!
More Ways to Explore the Blue Ridge Mountains
Horseback rides are a great way to enjoy the scenery of North Georgia, but there are even more fun ways to explore the area beyond trotting around. Want another outdoor adventure and gorgeous views? Go chasing North Georgia’s best waterfalls, explore the forest trails of the Chattahoochee National Forest, or hop aboard the Blue Ridge Scenic Railway. Need a great date idea or a fun day with the family? Taste your way through North Georgia’s wineries or stop and smell the flowers in the Hamilton Gardens!
- Go apple picking at Mercier Orchards
- Sip and chat at Fannin Brewing Company
- Explore art at Blue Ridge Mountains Arts Association
- Break out at Escape Blue Ridge
- Find ingredients perfect for in-cabin meals at Blue Ridge Olive Oil Company
- Fly through the trees at Zipline Canopy Tours of Blue Ridge
- Have fun on the water at Lake Blue Ridge Marina
- Watch a local show at the Blue Ridge Community Theater
- Catch a movie at Swan Drive In
- Try gem mining and fun at The Lilly Pad Village
Top Scenic Spots in Blue Ridge
Looking for more ways to soak up the scenery of North Georgia? Blue Ridge has no shortage of scenic spots, but here are a few of our favorites!
- Long Creek Falls
- Lake Blue Ridge
- Toccoa River Swinging Bridge
- Brasstown Bald
- Your cabin’s back deck!
Where to Stay
After a day of horseback riding, sipping wine, hiking in the Blue Ridge Mountains, or picking apples at Mercier Orchards, or exploring downtown Blue Ridge, Georgia, cozy up in a beautiful North Georgia cabin with all the amenities and comforts you need for a great stay. The gorgeous NEW (built in 2021) Toccoa River Mist has an amazing outdoor area with a fireplace, seating, big screen TV, and firepit just down the hill. Inside, it boasts a coffee bar, game room, high-end finishes, stylish interiors, Wi-Fi, a wet bar, and so much more. Spend days exploring and evenings cozied up in your gorgeous Blue Ridge retreat!