Horse Riding

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Crossing South Holston Lake.

Richard Smith photo
Sometimes a cell phone works.

Horses are permitted on the Virginia Creeper Trail. The Virginia Highlands Horse Trail runs the length of Mount Rogers National Recreation Area, which has campgrounds especially for horse owners. You can rent horses at the Mount Rogers National Recreation Area.

List of horse camps and trails in the area on visitdamascus.org

Discussion of trails in the Mt. Rogers area on horsetrailerworld.com

Trailers parked at Alvarado.