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Sandy Bottom Trail Rides

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Absolutely amazing time!

The drive to Sandy Bottom was absolutely gorgeous. Once we got there we were blown away by the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Awesome Time

My wife and I had a great time! The staff and I horses were awesome. The trails had great views. We... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Kris G
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1459 Caney Fork Rd, Marshall, NC 28753-5476
+1 828-649-3464
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The drive to Sandy Bottom was absolutely gorgeous. Once we got there we were blown away by the setting! It blew all of our expectations out of the water. 500 amazing acres with mountains, rolling hills, cows and sheep to experience. My partner had never...More

Thank Traveler08245319059
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I had a great time! The staff and I horses were awesome. The trails had great views. We will definitely return next time we come to NC.

Thank Kris G
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This place is amazing. The staff, facility, and horses were awesome! We would love to come back. Worth the drive and money. Absolutely enjoyed this trip to Sandy Bottom Trail Rides.

1  Thank aprildawnb3
Reviewed 9 October 2018

The five of us had our college fall break in Asheville this year and were interested in horse back riding. About 30 min drive from Asheville, Sandy Bottom was a quick drive from our location. Great staff, SO friendly. We arrived early and did not...More

Thank Erin M
Reviewed 10 September 2018 via mobile

My daughter and had went in the two hour ride. It was great. The guide pointed out the high lights but wasn’t so chatty that we couldn’t enjoy the nature. I grew up riding trails and this took me back to my childhood!

Thank jenkinschristina
Reviewed 29 August 2018

We (myself,husband & our 3 kids ages 15-22) picked Sandy Bottom based on all the positive reviews & I must say I am very disappointed. Maybe it's b/c the bar was set high at my 1st experience horseback riding just 2 months ago at Juniper...More

4  Thank Rosie M
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

The staff is so nice they make sure your in good hands and on a good horse. We had a blast . The mine was fun to visit also.

Thank Mike P
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

We are returning customers from a trail ride we took almost 10 years ago. We enjoyed the 3 hour ride with a pause at the garnet mine. Our guide Cassie was very informative and so much fun. She was very attentive to our young son...More

Thank Susan D
Reviewed 17 August 2018

From meeting the owner to his grand daughter and Shelby our tour guide , this was the best trail ride experience we ever had. It was private and personal and has been family owned for over 100 years. We saw some great views of the...More

Thank Jtdonatelli
Reviewed 16 August 2018

My husband and I thoroughly enjoyed our 3 hour ride with guide Heather. The garnet mine was very interesting and we both came away with a few nuggets. I highly recommend this to all.

Thank skiver73
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Ken D
27 June 2017|
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Response from Jackie B | Property representative |
Hi, Our 1 hour ride is $39.00 per person and children six and under rides with an adult and are half price.
Ken D
27 June 2017|
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Response from Temalia | Reviewed this property |
You can find prices on their website, as well as book online. We booked our trip online, super easy!
Lynn K
12 May 2015|
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Response from Kris G | Reviewed this property |
I don't know about the spa either. From the looks of the horseback riding facilities and farm, I'd be surprised there was a spa in anyway affiliated with the Trail Rides business.