HORSEBACK AT FALL CREEK FALLS

As one of the most stunning areas of outstanding natural beauty in the US, Falls Creek Falls Park is also one of the country’s premier areas for outdoor pursuits. The gorgeous rugged scenery of the Cumberland Plateau with its virgin hardwood forest that is augmented by a network of creeks and streams that feed dramatic waterfalls and cascades provides a wonderfully relaxing or fun packed vacation spot or just an adventure day out.

The Park is criss-crossed by a whole set of trails for visitors to optimize the experiences including the wildlife, man-made lake and the water features including the eponymous Falls Creek Falls which at 256 feet are the highest in the eastern United States. What better way to take it all in than on horseback?

The Falls Creek Falls Park stables are Located on Highway 284 and are open between March and November, weather permitting. Suitable for children, novices and the more experience, the horse ride is a gentle trail of 2 miles. Horses from the Park’s own stables are the only ones allowed on park land but there’s no need to feel restricted. The immediate area surrounding Falls Creek Falls Park boasts similar scenery and there are several public stables from where horses can be rented to see this fabulous part of Tennessee from the saddle.