Horseback Riding Adventure on the Flame Azalea Trail
"Meet your guide at Arrowmont Stables and Cabins in Cullowhee about a 2-hour drive from Asheville. Get acquainted with equine behavior and receive riding tips during a 50-minute safety program via training video and live demonstration. Once you’re matched with a suitable horse snap on your helmet and practice horseback riding in the ring before setting off on the Flame Azalea Trail. Follow your guide through a hardwood and white pine forest flanked by azaleas before you emerge into an open meadow. Reaching 4200 feet in elevation you’re treated to sweeping views out of the Blue Ridge Parkway. Be on the lookout for wildlife including raptors soaring above. On the descent travel through the Old Fort Lodge — a former youth camp established in 1960 — before ending your tour back at the stables of the 200-acre (80-hectare) working horse farm."
"Meet your guide at Arrowmont Stables and Cabins in Cullowhee about a 2-hour drive from Asheville. At this 200-acre (80-hectare) working horse farm you’ll get acquainted with equine behavior and riding tips during a 50-minute safety program via training video and live demonstration. Once you’re matched with snap on your helmet and practice horseback riding in the ring before setting off on the Fern Forest Trail a gentle path that is suitable for all skill levels. You'll pass by the cabins of an old youth camp and meander through a variety of terrain including a dense fern forest that reaches 4200 feet in elevation. Listen to birdsong and keep a lookout for a variety of wildlife including local wild turkeys and deer before ending your tour back at the stables."
"Take a naturalist ramble through the woods to experience beautiful cascades and waterfalls. Immerse yourself in the beauty of the most biodiverse place in the world north of the tropics as you learn about the amazing life that calls this Park home. Pause challenge yourself to a rock hop across a clear mountain stream enjoy the fresh clean mountain air on this adventure. This walk is moderately strenuous with sprinkles of adventure when we rock hop across streams and crest narrow ridges. An alternate walk will be offered during periods of wet weather. For almost two decades your guides from A Walk in the Woods have taken over 75
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