Getting out into the Blue Ridge Mountains is exhilarating!

Conquer the Blue Ridge Parkway or wind through tree-lined trails on foot, wheels or by horseback! Whether you’re beginner or experienced outdoors-person, there’s an Asheville trail for almost everyone! We really love the Blue Ridge Mountains and Asheville hiking, biking and horseback riding, and know you will too.

Hiking and Biking

The Asheville area is a mecca for hiking and biking with trails to suit any level.  We’ve been exploring these trails for 25+ years and enjoy helping you find the best sites.  We love to join our guests on rides whenever we can.

Parks and Forest
The Asheville area has an amazingly vast selection of public lands to explore whether you are hiking, biking, horseback riding or just driving around

Trail Information Sites

Outdoor Guides

  • Cultivate Climbing – climbing wall, hiking and climbing guides, 828-505-4446
  • Velo Girl Rides – a bicycle tour company based in Black Mountain that offers one-day and multiday guided tours,  540-320-2849

Bike Shops

Horseback riding is another way to explore the beauty of the area.

Area horseback riding offers a relaxing way to take in the views, from the Biltmore Estate to back-country scenery.

Pisgah Forest Riding Stables

In the heart of the Pisgah Forest, near Brevard.


Sandy Bottom Trail Rides

24 miles north of Asheville toward Hot Springs.


Biltmore Trail Rides

Enjoy a guided ride through the woodlands and meadows of the estate.

Group Trail Rides
Private Trail Rides

Cedar Creek Stables

Offers guided 1 hour and 1.5 hour trail rides through a creek and on wide mountain trails.

(828) 625-2811

Smoky Mountain Trail Rides and Bison Farm

30 minutes from Asheville, at a secluded mountain top setting. They ride to the highest point in the area, with spectacular scenery and views along the way.

(828) 768-9339

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