Saddle Valley Campground - Horseback Riding Vacations in Jamestown, Tennessee, USA!

Saddle Valley Campground in Jamestown / Tennessee
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25 campsites - Trails lead from campground into Big South Fork, 125,000 acre NP

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The Cumberland Platea in eastern middle Tennessee is home to the Big South Fork National River & Recreation Area, a 125,00 acre park with over 200 miles of horse trail maintained by the National Park Service.Open year round, and free to the public, Big South Fork is at the top of the list of places to ride in the southeastern United States. With river gorges over 800 feet deep, overlooks that view thousands of acres of wilderness, and miles and miles of trails that traverse the area, it is the premier riding destination in the southeast United States.
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Additional information about the area

Excursions: Horse back riding is popular, but there are also hiking and bike trails, excursion trains into the area, white water rafting trips and ATV trails. Come to ride and enjoy all that The Cumberland Plateau has to offer.
Traveling by car:
Located between US Hwy 127, and US Hwy 27, Big South Fork is actually in 2 states and 5 different counties. Access to Saddle Valley is from TN Hwy 297, Leatherwood Ford Road. From I-40 E/W, take exit #317, US 127 N to Jamestown, then take Hwy 154N about 15 miles to Leatherwood Ford Road, turn right, and go 4.5 miles to Dewey Burks Road, turn left, campground is at the end of Dewey Burks Road
A car is necessary

Not more
than a 15 min.
walk away

Biking, Mountain biking, Wildlife Viewing

Not more
than a 15 min.
drive away

Restaurants, National Historic Sites, Cinema, Lake/river for swimming, Fishing

Not more
than a 90 min.
drive away

Theater, Shopping, Golf course, Canoeing / Kayaking, White-Water Rafting
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Information about the riding facility / horse farm/ranch


Horse Trekking Station, Campground / Campsite
Guest Capacity:
Minimum age for guests:
no limitation

General description:

25 campsites - Trails lead from campground into Big South Fork, 125,000 acre NP

Amenities/equipment of the riding facility

  • Riding area / bridle-path

Details of the Riding area

Trails lead from campground into Big South Fork, 125,000 acre NP
Campsites and stables with access to 200 miles of horse trail at Big South Fork
What we have to offer
  • Bring Your Own Horse
  • Horses for guests available
    Horses available in our riding program
    Number of Horses:
    in all >10 Horses are available.
    Kind of Horses:
    Gaited horses
    Riding (trained for / saddle):
    Western, For guided Trail Rides
    More information of the Horses for rent (Breed - Training etc.)
    Our horses are well trained, but not pony rides, they are well conditioned trail horses that know the trails, and will give you an unforgettable ride through the Big South Fork N.R.R.A.
    Riding program
    • with horses for rent
    • also with your own horse
    • Ride on your own
    • Guided Trail Rides
    • by the hour rides
    • All-day Rides
    • Pack Trips / Horse Trekking
    • Weekend Rides
    • Short Week 3-5 days
      Minimum age for Trail Rides:
      age 12 & up
      Riding experience:
      Little experience required
      Demand on rider:
      average demands
      Big/Heavy Riders:
      max. 110 kg - 240 lbs
      Notes and supplements for the Trail Rides / Riding Program
      Guided overnight trail rides into 125,00 acre National Park, we haul your gear to camp, so you don't have to pack it on your horse. Cuistom rides to meet your wants and needs
      Accommodations for guest horses
      Distance to the Accommodation:
      The Riding stables are on the property directly.
      Kind of accommodation:
      Indoor boxes - closed stable, Paddock - Pasture
      Other Details and Conditions for bringing your own Horse
      Bring your own hay and feed

      Guest lodgings

      25 Campsites and a small cabin also at the campground

      1 Cabin (with bathroom) :
      A small cabin in the campsite near the bathhouse, only one room, it has a futon to sit/sleep on, a small table and a few chairs. Small Cabin Rental: $45.00 per night + tax (includes 1 stall, or 2 horses in a paddock.)
      1 Campground / Campsite :
      no details
      >25 Parking space for Motor Homes / Campers :
      Saddle Valley has 25 RV or LQ trailer type sites with electric hookups, many of our sites are 30 amp. We have water hookups and dump station, we also have 5 sites that are a little more primitive and off in the woods, electric available. All the campsites are conveniently located close to the bathhouse. $25.00 per night (4 people) $2.00 each additional person + tax
      Amenities - special features:
      Sheets, Towels, Toilet and wash room, Showers, Electricity supply
      General information of the accommodation
      Special features:
      Dogs permitted, Phone, Washing machine, Dryer
      More information of the accommodation:
      Campground is "horse friendly". We are horse people for horse people. Feel like you camped in the woods behind your house. Safe, located at the end of a dead end road, but easy access for large rigs.

      Rates and contact

      Rates of the accommodation

      Rates of the Cabin:
      45,00 Dollar / Day
      Rates of Campgrounds / Campsites:
      25,00 Dollar / Day
      Rates of the Parking space for Motor Homes / Campers:
      25,00 Dollar / Day

      Rates of the Horses for rent

      Notes to the rental costs:
      Rates on request

      Rates Guest Horses

      Notes about the cost:
      Rates on request
      Saddle Valley Campground
      + 1 931- 879-62 62

      You can contact us with the following languages:

      Call and leave message on campground phone, or email. Teresa works outside most of the day, and does not answer the phone much during the day, but she checks messages at night.

      E-Mail address: Inquiry

      Company: Saddle Valley Campground
      Zip/Postal Code: 38556
      Street: 350 Dewey Burk Road
      Country: USA -- Tennessee -- Jamestown
      Phone: + 1 931- 879-62 62