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Big Rock Dude Ranch at Ponderosa

Address: 909 Little Cove Rd, Pigeon Forge, TN 37863
Phone Number: 865-428-9398
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Ranked #35 of 77 things to do in Pigeon Forge
Type: Horseback riding, Outdoor Activities
Owner description: Horseback Riding, Petting Zoo, Fishing Pond, Gem Mining, ATV Rides, onsite Chow-Boys Cafe & General...
Useful Information: Activities for older children, Activities for young children
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Type: Horseback riding, Outdoor Activities
Owner description: Horseback Riding, Petting Zoo, Fishing Pond, Gem Mining, ATV Rides, onsite Chow-Boys Cafe & General Store Free picnic area Heritage museum. peace/guitet swings around the duck pond playing area kids ,Horse shoes pit.or just rocking on the General store porch.And surrounded by little cove creek to wade in.
Useful Information: Activities for older children, Activities for young children

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Falling Waters, West Virginia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015 via mobile

We love horseback riding and ride regularly, so we were excited to trail ride on vacation. The people were very friendly but it's not a true riding experience. The horses want to ride as close to the edge the whole way up the mountain. For anyone afraid of heights, this is too much to handle. We weren't allowed to properly... More 

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Manitoba, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

Our family did the horse back riding, best facility around! I am large and in charge and need a big girl horse, my son is also quite tall. They had exactly what we needed....Denver was a top rated guide! Thanks to the staff for a wonderful day! Excellent facility! Will be back again and great local rates!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015 via mobile

I've been trail riding since I was a wee little girl-you know-doubled up- THAT little. Of course, the Midwest doesn't have much for mountainous terrain-so it Was always flat, to slightly hilly. This was the craziest trail ride I've ever been on! We didn't run at all, but you ride to the top of the mountain, and back down-so that... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

Cheap for horse back riding! I enjoyed it very much. They made sure you felt safe in every way and they were all so friendly! Will be coming back next time!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

My family of 5 took an hour trailride over the New Year's holiday.. The horses were very well cared for and well trained the guides were very nice as well as the rest of the staff they did a great job! We are horse owners as well as run our own trail ride business in Virginia. .. I was impressed... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

This place is excellent! The staff are friendly and informative, the horses are very well cared for. This is great for beginners and the price can't be beat! The staff seem to have a great balance for customer safety and care for their horses. I would absolutely go back to this place in the spring or summer (we went in... More 

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Lawrenceville, Georgia, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014 via mobile

We did horseback riding, fishing, gem mining, and animal feeding. Perfect for small kids as well as adults. My 5 year old rode his own horse and my 2 year old daughter rode with me. They take a nice souvenir picture, too... Totally worth it. There's a small playground and places to sit and relax, eat, watch. Good time!

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Orlando, Florida
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014 via mobile

First gave these guys a phone call asking what time their last ATV ride went out, and a lady told us to be there by 4. We showed up at 4 on the dot and no one was to be found in the General Store. Waited about 10 mins for someone to show up. The lady who is meant to... More 

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Resaca, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014 via mobile

If you want the best horse riding experience you will ever have come ride the horses at Big Rock they are awesome and the our guide Mike was the best. Thanks Big Rock for a great experience....

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Imperial, Missouri
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

The ride was the best for the amount of time we got to spend in the mountains. We got to ride for an hour which was great. They had pictures we could buy and we did. The horses were taken care of. They were trained so we didnt have to do anything but sit on the horse. The only thing... More 

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