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Nantahala National Forest - Fires Creek Area - Walnut Hollow Ranch Trail Vacation Stables

Near: Hayesville, NC
Miles of Trails: 100
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Trail Description: Fires Creek Area -- Nantahala National Forest  Hundreds of miles of trails, marked trails with blazes on trees  Rim trail 25+ miles  Year round trail riding at its best  Leatherwood Falls  Trout fishing  Vast expanses of mountain laurel and rhododendron  Bristol Fields primitive horse camp This large remote basin is outlined by a horseshoe-shaped rim of densely forested mountains rising to over 5,000 feet. Fires Creek drains the basin and the 5240 foot Tusquitee Bald crowns its rugged steep terrain. Trails combine with roads to offer a variety of riding opportunities. Most trails connect to the Rim Trail, which follows the ridgeline around the basin. Horse trails are marked with blue blazes. Access from NC 64W

Overnight Stables/ Lodging & Awesome Mountain Trail Riding Vacations -- Facilities: 12X12 matted stalls, grass paddocks with trees, corral pens, wash, round pen, open riding arena, on-site trails, stocks, trailer parking & hook-ups, dump site, big rigs & pets welcome. Trailer service to trail heads & guided rides reasonably priced. Owner operated on a private cattle ranch. Level sites, 15-30 amps on gravel surrounding barn. Safe & clean, with hay, grain & extra bedding available. Negative coggins. Barn Loft Apartment & Cottage has 3 bedrooms, 1 bath, sleeps 8, single-level, spacious & clean.

Contact: Charlie & Barbara Kissling -- 828-389-8931