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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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Great place for horseback riding!! Only unguided tour in the area!

We always visit Next to Heaven for horseback riding when we are in the Gatlinburg area. It's... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Palm Harbor, Florida
Family friendly horse ride on scenic trail

Great time. Horses knew where to go. Beautiful trails to the top of a scenic mountain for photo... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Miramar, Florida
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“zip lining” (38 reviews)
1239 Wears Valley Rd, Townsend, TN 37882-3416
+1 865-448-6947
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

Thank Tracy390
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 12 July 2017

I have a lot of horseback riding experience (even worked as a wrangler on a ranch) and my fiance had never touched a horse, but we both really enjoyed our experience. The horses are well looked after and are very pleasant. The facilities are simple...More

Thank jm072017
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Took grandaughter for first time she loved it , unguided riding 1 hour , great trail friendly staff , highly recommend ! God Bless!!

Thank EES6864
Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

I spent a few days researching places to go horse back riding in the area and this is the one! (We had a poor experience at a Groupon advertised ranch in which we never wound up riding) The views of this ride were beautiful! We...More

Thank weteach678
Reviewed 3 July 2017

my grandson gatlin rode the horses 3 times, he loved it. he got to go one time by his self. the people that work ther are awesome, they pay a lot of attention to the people and are very kind,,, one girl there looks like...More

Thank don b
Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

We read a lot of reviews before choosing Next to Heaven for our trail ride. My husband, two teens, and I have a little riding experience, and didn't care to have a guide with us on our ride. Next to Heaven was the only place...More

1  Thank Craft715
Reviewed 1 June 2017 via mobile

I am with my sisters, brother in law and nieces. You would not believe how perfect the ride itself and the scenery is!! My great niece is 20 months. The staff was kind, considerate and professional. They helped my niece, feel comfortable with having her...More

2  Thank Curlygirlpadre
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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.
Jill M
25 August 2016|
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