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Next to Heaven Adventure

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1239 Wears Valley Rd, Townsend, TN 37882-3416
+1 865-448-6947
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Unguided Horseback riding... What a beautiful experience!!

I loved it so much. we were so glad we stopped at this spot. We were greated with lovely Angie and... read more

Reviewed 3 December 2017
Aiah Y
via mobile
Best place to ride

I’m local and have been here many times. I love that it is the only non guided tour where it’s just... read more

Reviewed 30 November 2017
Kayla F
via mobile
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“zip lining” (38 reviews)
“horseback ride” (28 reviews)
“unguided tour” (8 reviews)
1239 Wears Valley Rd, Townsend, TN 37882-3416
+1 865-448-6947
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Reviewed 3 December 2017 via mobile

I loved it so much. we were so glad we stopped at this spot. We were greated with lovely Angie and told about all the prices. Didn't feel that she was trying to upsell or anything. The couple have this beautiful place with the most...More

1  Thank Aiah Y
Reviewed 30 November 2017 via mobile

I’m local and have been here many times. I love that it is the only non guided tour where it’s just the people you came with. The views are the best by far! The horses are well trained and the staff is friendly. I always...More

1  Thank Kayla F
Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

Went here after looking at many different zip lines in the area, and this is by far the best around. Good prices, awesome people, and best experience! Views and speeds are amazing!

Thank Robert S
Reviewed 19 October 2017

My wife, 15 year old daughter and I saddled up at the bottom of a hill and proceeded to wind our way to a vista view of the Smokies. We picked here because we didn't just want to walk through the woods but see a...More

Thank Davistravels
Reviewed 27 September 2017

This was the peak of our vacation. I was so afraid to ride the horse by myself unguided since that was my first time riding!!! But God, how smart are these horses! they know where to go, they know where to stop for pictures, and...More

Thank Irina L
Reviewed 27 September 2017

Drove all the way out to this place, as we drove by and it was open then, so planned the next day to stop and ride horse and zipline, but they were closed, their sign said they should be open. Called the phone no# and...More

Thank Diane E
Reviewed 29 August 2017

We always visit Next to Heaven for horseback riding when we are in the Gatlinburg area. It's actually located in Townsend but the drive there is scenic and not bad at all. This is the only stable that offers unguided riding. The horses have walked...More

1  Thank Tracy390
Reviewed 15 August 2017

Great time. Horses knew where to go. Beautiful trails to the top of a scenic mountain for photo shoot. Kids had a blast (8 and 4 years).

Thank millersbadge
Reviewed 7 August 2017

The horses were very well behaved. Each rider was matched perfectly to their horse. The view at the top of the mountain was spectacular. The horses knew to stop to let us take pictures. Fantastic!

Thank Marie K
Reviewed 14 July 2017

The owner of this place is rude, aggressively abrasive, and has no ability to handle criticism. Had she not told me she was the owner I would have assumed I was dealing with a poorly trained member of the staff. We payed for an unguided...More

4  Thank Stan G
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Christopher S
17 October 2017|
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Response from Marie K |
No. I used my credit card.
19 August 2017|
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Response from millersbadge | Reviewed this property |
$37 per adult, $15 for child that rides with adult (my kid is 4).
Jessica H
12 April 2017|
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Response from Lovehorses1977 | Reviewed this property |
It is 3 miles around the Mountain at the top you can see the Smokey's! It takes about an hour.