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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was such a magnificent ride, cool crisp air in the morning and turned out to warm up for the afternoon ride back... This by far was our best experience for horse back riding in the mountains. The horses are well taken care of, witch is a must, well trained well tempered and picked for each individual's size and need....

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Lucinda S, Public Relations Manager at The Cataloochee Ranch, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the kind words. We hope to see you again soon! - From all of us at Cataloochee Ranch

Tampa, FL
Reviewed 7 December 2016

Beautiful day for a 90 minute horseback ride with my family. Our two guides did a great job and really provided a nice experience. The scenery was spectacular. Been on some rides that go around the perimeter of a ranch and you can still see the ranch house. Not in this case. Going up and down the mountains was a...

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Mary C, General Manager at The Cataloochee Ranch, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the kind words. We are so glad you enjoyed your horseback ride, with family, at Cataloochee Ranch! Can't wait to see you again.

Mobile, Alabama
Reviewed 27 November 2016

Fun time for adults and kids, horses were well mannered and our guide was fun and knowlegeable. It was the highlight of our trip to go for 3 hours and then have lunch at the ranch lodge. Be sure to bring enough jackets, hats and gloves if in October or November, as it is mighty cool on the mountain.

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Mary C, General Manager at The Cataloochee Ranch, responded to this review

We are so glad you enjoyed your horseback ride and lunch with us at Cataloochee Ranch. We can't wait to see you again!

Syracuse, New York
Reviewed 2 November 2016

You too will catch the fever as you experience the beauty of the mountains. Wake up early to see the sun crest over the mountains and the mist hovering in the valley. If you hike or ride a horse to the top, you can absorb the peacefulness as the only sounds are the rustle of the leaves. A great opportunity...

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Mary C, General Manager at The Cataloochee Ranch, responded to this review

Thank you for the kind words. We are so pleased that you enjoyed everything that Cataloochee Ranch has to offer. We can't wait to see you again!

Surf City, North Carolina
Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

We gathered for the Eighth Annual Bladder Cancer Survivors meeting & picnic at the Cataloochee Ranch. There were about 40 or more people, including not only Survivors, but Caregivers as well. We had a meet & greet on the pavilion, Friday evening and the actual meetings & picnic were today (Saturday, 9/17/2016). After a large group discussion, we had lunch,...

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Mary C, General Manager at The Cataloochee Ranch, responded to this review

We truly appreciate you all, and cannot thank you enough for the kind words. We hope that we will be your host again for the Ninth Annual Bladder Cancer Survivors meeting. Can't wait to see you again!

Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

We have been going here for 8 years. We count down the days when we are able to return and it seems to go by so fast when we are there. Make sure you have your camera (not cell phone because you don't get a good signal and this is your opportunity to unplug from technology) because the sunset is...

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Mary C, General Manager at The Cataloochee Ranch, responded to this review

Thank you so much for sharing. We are so pleased that you have made memories that will last a lifetime, with us. We can't wait to see you next year!

Palm Beach, Florida
Reviewed 9 September 2016

What a wonderful morning it was! I called the ranch the afternoon before and made a reservation for the 0930am ride, the person on the phone was very pleasant, took my basic info and informed me that there would be 2 more persons joining me on the ride. I arrived around 0900am and checked in at the front office of...

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Mary C, General Manager at The Cataloochee Ranch, responded to this review

We take great pride in caring for our horses, staff, and equipment for horseback riding adventures. Thank you for the kinds words. We hope that we will see you again for another great ride! Can't wait to see you again!

Tallahassee, Florida
Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

We did the "short ride" ( 1 1/2 hrs) and it was just our family and our guide Laura. Beautiful scenery and well trained horses! It was my kids first time riding and they loved it! We even got to trot twice! Would love to go back and stay at the ranch as fhe grounds were beautiful!

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Mary C, General Manager at The Cataloochee Ranch, responded to this review

We are so pleased that your children's first time horseback riding was with Cataloochee Ranch. Thank you for sharing your memories with us! We hope to see you again for another great ride! Can't wait to see you again!

Chesapeake, Virginia, United States
Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

We were invited to join two other couples who were going to be in Maggie Valley for a long weekend to dinner on a Thursday evening. None of us were staying at the ranch so we met for hor sources which consisted of limited raw veggies and dip. The dinner was served family style with two meats baked chicken and...

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Mary C, General Manager at The Cataloochee Ranch, responded to this review

My name is Mary Coker and I am the General Manager of Cataloochee Ranch. We were sorry to hear about your experience, and want to invite you, and your party, back on us to show you we're serious about good customer service. You may make a reservation anytime for breakfast, lunch or dinner. We hope to see you soon.

United States
Reviewed 27 July 2016

We did not stay at the ranch, but visited for the day to go horseback riding. It was an exhilarating time to say the least! We were first timers staying in Maggie Valley for a long vacation and horseback riding was on our "bucket list". The staff was extremely professional, from the basics of riding a horse, to going on...

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Mary C, General Manager at The Cataloochee Ranch, responded to this review

We are so pleased that you accomplished one of your "bucket list," items at Cataloochee Ranch. Thank you so much for the kinds words. We hope to see you again soon!

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)

Additional Information about The Cataloochee Ranch

Address: 119 Ranch Dr., Maggie Valley, NC 28751-8509
Region: United States > North Carolina > North Carolina Mountains > Maggie Valley
Number of rooms: 24
Also Known As:
The Cataloochee Ranch Hotel Maggie Valley
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