Nestled within the beauty of the Smoky Mountains, the Smoky Mountain Deer Farm allows visitors of all ages to have an up-close encounter with some of the most wonderful creatures from Tennessee and around the world through their deer farm exotic petting farm in Gatlinburg TN, pony ride experience, and horse riding stables.
What to Know About This Fun-Filled Tourist Attraction in Gatlinburg TN
In the Deer Farm Exotic Petting Farm & Horse Stables in Gatlinburg TN, visitors can pet and experience animal species like Rocky Mountain elk, camels, emus, goats, pot-bellied pigs, reindeer, kangaroos, zebras, mini-horses, and all sorts of exotic cattle that make their home at the Smoky Mountain Deer Farm. Souvenir animal feed cups are available for as little as $2.75, with refills charged at half of the cup price. Ticket prices range from $0.09 for children under the age of 1 to $11.99 for visitors ages 13 and up. It’s suggested that you purchase your ticket no later than 4:00pm in order to have the full experience of this wonderful tourist attraction in Gatlinburg TN.
The pony rides are an excellent and entertaining option for young children! Guided by a parent or guardian on a sandy track that is level and safe, the pony rides here are sedate yet fun. Anyone under 56 inches tall or one hundred pounds can ride, though there are also horse stables for more independent riders. It costs $7.99 for a pony ride, but the cost is completely refundable if your child doesn’t want to get on the pony after purchasing the ride!
For kids ages five and up to kids-at-heart, the Deer Farm Riding Stables allows horse riding for riders of all skills and abilities—including first-timers. There is a weight limit of 250 pounds, with occasional exceptions. Rides at the stables are priced from $19.99 for a 30 minute ride to $25.99 for an hour-long ride, with fees for doubling-up ($7.99) or backing out of your ride ($5.00).
The petting zoo, riding stables, and pony rides are available from 10:00am until 5:30pm for seven days per week, year-round, with the exception of Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day. Reservations are highly recommended for the riding stables, and pony rides are offered as long as the weather permits.
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