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Big Rock Dude Ranch at Ponderosa

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909 Little Cove Rd, Pigeon Forge, TN 37863-4531
+1 865-428-9398
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Awesome Adventure

We had the best time at the ranch. My husband and I rode the horses and ATVs. They have very... read more

Reviewed 2 November 2017
Robin H
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Horse back riding

The staff was excellent and friendly. The horses were beautiful and healthy well taken care of... read more

Reviewed 20 October 2017
Kathy H
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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.
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good14%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible13%
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“petting zoo” (94 reviews)
“trail ride” (51 reviews)
“gem mining” (50 reviews)
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909 Little Cove Rd, Pigeon Forge, TN 37863-4531
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Reviewed 2 November 2017 via mobile

We had the best time at the ranch. My husband and I rode the horses and ATVs. They have very beautiful and gentle horses and the scenery was absolutely gorgeous! Both rides were on trails all over the mountains. The staff was very professional, friendly,...More

1  Thank Robin H
Reviewed 20 October 2017 via mobile

The staff was excellent and friendly. The horses were beautiful and healthy well taken care of. It was my 7 year old first time on a horse and she loved it!! The guide watched over the whole group the whole ride felt safe. Lovely views...More

1  Thank Kathy H
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

They advertise that they take you to the top of the mountain which is not true. My wife and I were first time riders so we still had a fine time but were disappointed that we were not close to top of mountains. If you...More

1  Thank Tom M
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

This is a fun excursion if you are wanting to experience mountain beauty from saddle-view. The staff is very knowledgeable and friendly. The horses are well trained and, like humans, have their quirks and personalities that make them unique and fun. The scenery of the...More

Thank HonestReviewGuy913
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

We love this horse riding stable. It is very nice and the people are friendly. We will definitely come back.

1  Thank Johnny P
Reviewed 10 October 2017 via mobile

This was the best part of our trip. Even my 5 year old was able to enjoy riding a horse! All the staff was so friendly and made sure we were all safe! We did the package 3 deal and saves money! Went fishing, mining,...More

1  Thank katrinakraft
Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

The woman at the front desk was very nice. Our guide Jimmy was also very friendly and informative. We had a lovely ride up the mountain and had fun joking with Jimmy. Afterwards we got to feed the animals in the little petting area. I...More

Thank Allison M
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

We had a group of 9 people (4 kids and 5 adults) riding horses today. Carol at the front desk was so friendly and helpful getting us setup for the day. She went as far as to braid my daughters hair so her new hat...More

Thank mInskeep
Reviewed 29 August 2017

Today I went horseback riding at the Big Rock Dude Ranch at Ponderosa. I had a wonderful time. Efrain was my guide and he was very attentive to all of the riders. The most important thing he did for me was to make sure my...More

Thank Paulette A
Reviewed 28 August 2017

Very well organized ad set up. Nice facility. Staff was very friendly. Nice trail ride and most of it was shaded. Kids loved feeding the animals at the zoo area. General store had nice displays and historical artifacts. Very nice visit.

1  Thank DennisandFamily
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Christine J
11 August 2017|
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Response from Ashley O | Reviewed this property |
In other words, as long as there are no tornadoes or something serious, they should be open.
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Broot8
29 May 2017|
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Bass, bluegill, and catfish
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Dmitri-Mary Y
28 November 2016|
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Response from Christina C | Reviewed this property |
I'm not positive but i saw a child approximately 2 yrs old riding with his mom.
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