Outdoor Activities in Gatlinburg , TN

Rated the #2 skiing destination for vacation rentals in the United States by TripAdvisor, Gatlinburg offers 2 Skiing choices and many Gatlinburg vacation rental options for visitors looking to take a skiing vacation.  With a major ski mountain just minutes from downtown and another about an hours drive, these present 2 great options for those not looking to go to the Rockies or Northeast.

White Water Rafting

No experience necessary. Upper and lower section of the French Broad River. Upper is 2 full hours on the water, guide in every boat, all gear included, and the age is 8 & up. The lower section is 1 1/2 hours on the water with a age of 3 & up.  Call 865-430-3838

Horseback Riding In and around Gatlinburg

Smoky Mtn. Riding Stables - 40 Well trained & experienced mountain trail horses. It has been in operation for 20 years. There is no experience required. The ages are 5 & up with a maximum weight of 225 lbs. 865-436-5634

McCarter's Riding Stables - Please call for more information.  865-436-5354

Sugarland's Riding Stables - Four mile guided tour ride. One hour in time. 865-436-3535

Five Oaks Riding Stables - Offering two different packages. One is for 1/2 hour trail ride which is 2 miles long and the other is a hour trail ride which is 4 miles. 865-453-8644

Gatlinburg Off Road Tours

Take a ride in original Humvees to see beyond the highway to where nature is her best. This tour last 2 hours and is great for the whole family. For more information please call 1-866-99-Voyages.