Squirrel Gap Trail Horseback Riding

The 11th most popular equestrian trail in North Carolina.

Southwest of Asheville and northwest of Etowah, the Squirrel Gap area has 8 miles of horseback riding trails.

To reach the trailhead from US276, head northeast on FS1206 (aka Yellow Gap Road) near Pink Beds Picnic Area. Continue northeast for 3.5 miles. Turn right heading south on FS476 (aka South Mills River Road) to near the end.

Overall, Squirrel Gap Trail is the 11th most popular horse trail of all 18 horseback rides in North Carolina.

Squirrel Gap Trail Horseback Riding Map



Local Contact(s):  PNF (828) 877-3265; NC Tourism (800) VISIT-NC; Backcountry Outdoors (704) 884-4262; NC Horse Council (800) 529-9206.

Average Difficulty:  Easy

Luxury Loding:  Pisgah Inn (704) 235-8228

Reference Source:  click here http://www.fs.usda.gov/nfsnc/

Date Published:  

Date Updated:  6/27/2016

ID:  15754

Squirrel Gap Trail Horseback Riding Map


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