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Address: 299 S Fort Valley Rd, Fort Valley, VA 22652
Phone Number: +1 888-754-5771
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Description: Mountain horseback trail riding. Enjoy a trail ride on one of our gentle...
Mountain horseback trail riding. Enjoy a trail ride on one of our gentle mountain horses. Located in the Shenandoah Mountains near Luray Va. Ranch packages, Bunkhouse Cabins and Camping available. No experience necessary. Children must be at least 8 years old and our horses cannot safely carry more than 250 lbs. Reservations are strongly suggested. Open year round,every day.
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Gentle horses and pretty trails

The horses were well trained and the scenery was beautiful. Our guide did not say much, but ensured a safe visit for all. I thought that the prices were reasonable as well. Our... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 26, 2015
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Scottsville, New York
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Scottsville, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

The horses were well trained and the scenery was beautiful. Our guide did not say much, but ensured a safe visit for all. I thought that the prices were reasonable as well. Our ride was an all walk ride due to people that had never been on a horse before. The terrain was mostly rocky, so I doubt a much... More 

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Richmond, VA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

It is not the Ritz..nor the Holiday Inn. Fort Valley Ranch offers basic accommodations and campsites for humans and horses. We loaded up our horses and headed to Fort Valley. The roads are a little tough to maneuver with a large trailer...and the directional signs are not good...but once there...all was good...except the weather. We had planned to ride three... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Took our two 10 year old granddaughters there and loved everything about it. The trail was prefect, the horses were gentle, and the guides were wonderful! Highly recommend this for a fun activity the entire family will enjoy!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

The ranch is a horse and mule campground providing on-site accommodations for you and your horse. They offer numerous electric and water plugins, primitive sites and 3 bunkhouse cabins. Corrals are offered for the equines with a covered or non covered option. They also offer a turn out paddock. Prices are EXTREMLY reasonable, trails are beautiful and range from easy... More 

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Mobile, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

We had no issues finding the place. The sign is small, but the road sign is normal. We signed in and made one last pit stop in the outhouse. It has compost toilets (not sure what people are expecting once you drive those hills to get there) but it was clean. Paul was our guide. I was thrilled it was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

My boyfriend treated me to an all-day trail ride for my birthday in November at Fort Valley ranch. We picked a day that ended up being particularly cold (even light flurries), but we made the best of it. The horses were great, and our guide (Dustin) was cheerful and knowledgeable, despite the cold! The pack lunch the ranch provided was... More 

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Key West, FL
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

While visiting the DC area, we decided to take a drive to the countryside. This was by far one of my favorite things to visit and go do. We took a horseback trail ride which was very nice. I just wish we got to stay the whole weekend and take longer day rides. The shorter ride has a lot of... More 

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Leesburg, Virginia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

For my dads 70th bday I planned a weekend get away, and when our hot air balloon trip got canceled, it sent me scrambling for a good alternate adventure. I was pleased that Ft Valley Ranch was able to accomodate a party of 6 that same afternoon. The weather was perfect, the leaves were near "peak color" and it couldn't... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

Fort Valley Ranch was an awesome place. We did the half day ride and it was so much fun. Gale our guide was excellent. She had a lot of knowledge about the plants/trees along the trail, the flowers and the history of the trail. She taught us more about horses and she was very down to earth. It was an... More 

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Berlin, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

A friend and I booked a 5 night camping trip to Ft. Valley Ranch. Took our own horses. A map, and gps, and explored the mountain trails. What an awesome area! The hospitality was the best! Wonderful paddock for our horses, and icecream for us! Ft. Valley Ranch is managed by some of the nicest people on earth! I will... More 

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