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Whitewater Equestrian Center

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A lot of fun!

This was a great place to safely enjoy many outdoor activities. My teenagers did the ropes course... read more

Reviewed 29 June 2018
Bridget W
Hampstead, United States
via mobile
What a great place with low traffic and back to nature experiences

I had the pleasure of stopping in to visit resident cowboy Mr Hinkle and staff for an amazing ride... read more

Reviewed 11 March 2018
Cashiers, North Carolina
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Come ride a horse or Gem mine for semi-precious gems. The Horseback rides are guided through the trails while you are showed and explained the different plants and stories along the ride. Looking forward to meeting and riding or gem mining with you.
6420 Whitewater Rd, Sapphire, NC 28774-5540
+1 828-966-9646
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Reviewed 29 June 2018 via mobile

This was a great place to safely enjoy many outdoor activities. My teenagers did the ropes course and zip line and really had a great time!

Thank Bridget W
Reviewed 8 June 2018 via mobile

My family is staying here in the area and love working with the staff at the Resort. We checked in and my 7 year old immediately wanted to go ride horses(her world is horse this n that) as we live 6 hours away on the...More

4  Thank Kimber B
Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

I had the pleasure of stopping in to visit resident cowboy Mr Hinkle and staff for an amazing ride adjoining the Jocassee Gorges and Nantahala National Forest in an amazing facility where an hour is $60 and hour and a half $80. Great for kids...More

1  Thank SaltLifeAdventurer
Reviewed 2 November 2017 via mobile

I agree with all the other reviews. This is a must do on your vacation. The owner and his horses are amazing. Great stories along the trail. A true treasure.

1  Thank Dede R
Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

Little on the expensive side but this was high on the kids todo list. Friendly staff. They allowed my 4yr to do the trail ride vs usually at other places she just gets to do a pony ride in a circle. She was super excited...More

1  Thank emilysettle
Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

We stumbled on this activity and truly enjoyed the experience. Friendly helpful staff. They prepared us well and the horses were gentle and easy to ride.

1  Thank scottlM9043MM
Reviewed 8 July 2017

If you like to ride horseback in the mountains, deep into the temperate rainforest near Highlands/Cashiers, NC and get some education along the way, this is a great trail ride. The owner is an old hand and has great stories to tell about the history...More

1  Thank Ed B
Reviewed 22 March 2017

Wow, very friendly owner. Called us night before to set up time the next day. Greeted us as we drove up the drive. The owner Karyen and the horse hand went above and beyond hospitality. This was my daughter's first trail ride (6yrs old) and...More

Thank Mark M
Reviewed 20 November 2016

I was here on Veteran's Day Weekend 2016. We met the owner Kayren and our guide was Caitlyn. They could not have been nicer folks. My two children (7 and 10) took their first trail ride here, the horses were well behaved and they are...More

Thank soldier_21A
Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

Very friendly staff and enjoyable ride. Our guide did a great job helping my 5 yr old on the trail! The gem mining was a little expensive but the gems were worth it.

Thank John F
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Debbi H
23 June 2018|
Response from SaltLifeAdventurer | Reviewed this property |
No you have a trail guide
Melissa B
3 March 2017|
Response from o2bnchanted | Reviewed this property |
The last time I rode it was 65$ for 1 1/2 hours. It seemed like a lot at the time, but the fun was a time we couldn't buy with money.So for us, it was worth every penny. I know during the off season they run on a smaller... More
5 December 2016|
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Response from soldier_21A | Reviewed this property |
Call them - they are always open. Talk to Kayren or Caitlyn.