Hello. I did some research for a hourse riding camp in the smoky mountains. I have not been to any myself, but I would love to go one day. When I do, I'll post a blog about it.
All of the smoky mountain park’s horse camps are with the nationwide National Park Reservation Service (NPRS). Advance reservations are definately required by calling 1-800-365-2267 between 10:00am and 10:00pm Please keep your reservation number handy you will need it once you get to the horse camp.
Cataloochee Campground (NOT THE HORSE CAMP)
Open Mar to Oct
First-come, first serve. This campground has 27 sites and sits at elevation 2,610 feet. Can accommodate RVs up to 31 feet in length. Campground has running water and bathroom facilities, but NO electric hookups or shower facilities. $17 each night. Group camping is also available. Reservations can be made either on line or by calling 1-800-365-CAMP.
The Cataloochee Horse Camp is a separate facility. Please see the "Horse Camp" listing below for additional information.
Open April to November
Reservations Online or by Phone at 1-800-365-CAMP
There are five drive-in horse camps in the park. They are located at Anthony Creek, Big Creek, Cataloochee, Roundbottom, and Towstring. All five horse camps can be reserved through the National Park Reservation Service by calling 1-800-365-2267. Reservations may be made up to five months in advance of your trip. Reservations are by site, with each site accommodating up to six people and four horses. Each site costs $20.00 per night, except Big Creek, which costs $25.00 per night.