One of the most peaceful activities of fall is taking a family hay ride. At Cades Cove Riding Stables you get the opportunity to take in all the beauty of the Smokies at the same time. Hayride Trailers carry you on a nostalgic ride through Cades Cove Loop Road surrounded by the preserved 19th and early 20th century farming community. You will ride in a hay-filled trailer and tour some of the most scenic areas in the park. Cool mountain breezes and lush forests surround you as you roll along to the peaceful sounds of the birds, with miles of serene vistas in all directions. Often seen on these fully narrated adventures is the wildlife which inhabits Cades Cove such as white-tailed deer, black bears, raccoons, turkeys, woodchucks, and other animals. This is a great family opportunity to view what plants and wildlife the Smoky Mountains have to offer.