Near Blowing Rock, the 3,500 acre Moses Cone Memorial Park has 27 miles of carriage trails open to hiking and horseback riding. The most popular route is the 20 mile Craftsman Trail loop.
Directions: From Blowing Rock, take Hwy 321 North and get on the Blue Ridge Parkway heading west. Moses Cone Memorial Park is located at mile post 294 on the left (south) side of the road.
Overall, Moses Cone Memorial Park is the 16th most popular horse trail of all 18 horseback rides in North Carolina.