Horseback Trail Rides

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

Carriage Rides

Relax in an elegant carriage drawn by our Belgian draft horses as you take in picturesque views of Biltmore House and its 8,000-acre backyard.

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Guided Trail Ride

Enjoy a western-style, one-hour guided ride on a horse chosen to match your skill level. Travel with up to 10 fellow guests along beautiful trails through the woodlands and meadows of the estate.

To participate in this activity, guest must have a daytime ticket, a Biltmore Annual Pass, or a stay at one of the estate’s splendid overnight properties.

For horse and rider safety:

  • All guests are required to weigh in upon arrival; weight limit is 250 lbs.
  • Long pants recommended; skirts and dresses not permitted.
  • Shoes with closed toe and heel (tennis shoes or boots) are required.
  • Minimum age is 8 years (must be 8 years old on day of ride).
  • Guest 17 and under must be accompanied by an adult.
  • Helmets are required and will be provided.

Cost

$115 per guest

Hours

10 a.m., 12 noon, 2 p.m. Friday, Saturday, Sunday

Phone

800-411-3812

Location

Deerpark Area

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One-Hour Carriage Ride

Board our 6-passenger vis-a-vis carriage for a leisurely 60-minute ride that offers breathtaking Blue Ridge mountain views and a rarely-seen view of Biltmore House’s west façade.

To participate in this activity, guest must have a daytime ticket, a Biltmore Annual Pass, or a stay at one of the estate’s splendid overnight properties.

One child under 5 years of age free with each ticketed adult when they sit on the adult’s lap during the ride.

Cost

$85 per guest

Hours

10 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 1 p.m, Friday, Saturday, Sunday

Phone

800-411-3812

Location

Deerpark Area

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30-Minute Carriage Ride

Experience the estate’s beauty during your 30-minute ride aboard our 12-person wagonette carriage. A brief stop along the way provides stunning views of Biltmore House and an opportunity to meet the horses.

To participate in this activity, guest must have a daytime ticket, a Biltmore Annual Pass, or a stay at one of the estate’s splendid overnight properties.

One child under 5 years of age free with each ticketed adult when they sit on the adult’s lap during the ride

Cost

$35 per guest

Hours

12:30 p.m., 1 p.m., 2 p.m., 2:30 p.m. Friday, Saturday, Sunday

Phone

800-411-3812

Location

Deerpark Area

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Private Horseback Trail Ride

Relax with a private, two-hour horseback ride as your expert guide leads up to 4 guests through the estate’s extensive network of outstanding trails.

Two-day advance reservations are required. To participate in this activity, guest must have a daytime ticket, a Biltmore Annual Pass, or a stay at one of the estate’s splendid overnight properties.

For horse and rider safety:

  • All guests are required to weigh in upon arrival; weight limit is 250 lbs.
  • Long pants recommended; skirts and dresses not permitted.
  • Shoes with closed toe and heel (tennis shoes or boots) are required.
  • Minimum age is 8 years (must be 8 years old on day of ride).
  • Guest 17 and under must be accompanied by an adult.
  • Helmets are required and will be provided.

Cost

$295 per guest

Hours

1:30 p.m. Friday, Saturday, Sunday

Phone

828-225-6398

Location

Deerpark Area

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