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Nantahala National Forest- Standing Indian Area - Walnut Hollow Ranch Trail Vacation Stables

Near: HayesvilleNC (Weather)
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30 Difficulty: More Difficult Trail
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Trail Description Standing Indian Area -- Nantahala National Forest  4 marked trails, 30+ miles  Year round trail riding at its best  Waterfall  Trout fishing  Vast expanses of mountain laurel and rhododendron  Primitive horse camp Standing Indian Basin is a horseshoe shaped drainage formed by the Nantahala and Blue Ridge Mountains. Bisecting the drainage is the Nantahala River, born amid the basin's high peaks. Trails combine with roads to offer a variety of riding opportunities. Horse trails are marked with orange blazes. Standing Indian is a much cooler destination in the hot summer. Access from NC 64E
Best Time to Visit Year round trail riding at its best
Times to Avoid
Campground 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.
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Cabin, Water, Elect Stall, Pasture Walnut Hollow Ranch Trail Vacation Stables
Charlie Kissling
1226 Carter Cove Road
Hayesville, NC 28904
Directions Located 1 mile off US Hwy 64 in the beautiful Nantahala Mountains area of the Great Smokies in Western NC. 2 hours from Asheville, Atlanta or Chattanooga. Minutes away from miles of trail riding at its best at Fires Creek, Tusquitee Mt. or Standing Indian Basin. 5 minutes from town and tourist areas, great horse vacation area with many local activities & attractions.
This information was provided by flowerscape192 on 4/20/2008 5:52:08 AM

Notes on Difficulty Rating:  
(Gently sloping or level terrain; trails are groomed or wide open; shallow or no creek crossings. ) 
 More Difficult (Moderate hills over consistent surface; possibly some narrow trails and short steeper slopes) 
 Rigorous (Easy to More Difficult for rider but physically challenging for horse such as on a level surface through deep sand) 
 Challenging (Possible rocky, uneven surface, steep slopes, uncleared trails, faster flowing streams and other obstacles that lead to more difficult riding for rider and horse)