Guided Horseback Trail Rides

Whether you’re a first-timer or an experienced horseman, enjoy an unforgettable guided expedition through woodlands rich with wildlife on a horse chosen to match your skill level. Call us for details and reservations.


One-Hour Guided Ride

Enjoy a western-style, one-hour guided ride on beautiful trails through the woodlands and meadows of the estate. Suitable for beginner to intermediate-level riders. Minimum age is 8 years. Offered daily and reservations are recommended.

Cost: $60 per person

Private Lunch Trail Ride

Enjoy a private three-hour trail ride and picnic lunch. Some riding experience needed. Offered daily. Two-day advance reservations are required. Available for 2-4 people ages 8 and up.

Cost: $230 per person

Private Trail Ride

Enjoy a two-hour private trail ride. Offered daily. Two-day advance reservations are required. Available for 1-4 people ages 8 and up.

Cost: $160 per person

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If you’re bringing your own horse to explore our 80 miles of estate trails, please visit the Biltmore Equestrian Center. Learn more

*Prices are in addition to estate admission and subject to change. Plus applicable tax. Riding weight limit is 200 lbs. for the Biltmore Equestrian Center and 250 lbs. for trail rides. All riders are required to wear a helmet and boots, sneakers, or hard-soled shoes that come up to the ankle on guided trail rides.

Save $15 with a Next-Day Outdoor Activity*

No time for an outdoor activity the day of your visit? No problem! Make a reservation for a next-day outdoor activity on the day of your visit, and you can return to participate in your outdoor activity without paying a $15 next-day upgrade. Reserve at any guest services station or at the Outdoor Adventure Center.

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*Does not apply to hiking or biking. Some restrictions may apply.

Biltmore Annual Pass - 10% Discount on Tours & Activities*

Behind-the-Scenes Guided Tours
Includes Upstairs – Downstairs Tour, Rooftop Tour, Legacy of the Land, Guided House Tour, and Premium House Tour**

Specialty Wine Experiences
Includes Red Wine & Chocolate, Biltmore Bubbles, and Vine to Wine Tours***

Outdoor Activities
Includes Fly-Fishing School, Land Rover Experience Driving School, Land Rover Kids Course, Sporting Clays School, Biking, Carriage Rides, Guided Horseback Trail Rides, Segway Tours, Stand Up Paddle Boarding, and River Float Trips*

Call the Passholder Priority Line at 800-413-9787 for reservations and more details.

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*Discounts apply to one Passholder and one accompanying guest. Advance reservations are required for guided tours, wine experiences, and outdoor activities as space is limited. Valid Annual Pass must be presented at the time of your tour. Biltmore reserves the right to cancel any tour or activity if certain requirements are not met or due to inclement weather. Discounts are not valid on Saturdays and Christmas Day through New Year's Day. Biltmore Annual Passes are nontransferable and nonrefundable.

**Audio Guide to Biltmore House not included in discount.

***Guests are required to be at least 21 years old to participate in wine experiences.


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