Hatchet Valley Farms, Rockford, AL – AHC Member
A commercial trail operation which provides three organized rides in the spring and three in the fall. The trail is well-marked with a variety of terrain. All rides start at 9:00 am., only the mileage varies. The riding time varies with the trail. Normally, trails are 8-10 miles in the morning (2-3 hours depending on your speed) and 6-8 miles in the afternoon (1.5-2.5 hours depending on your speed). A hot lunch with a dessert of homemade apple cobbler made in a Dutch oven in an open fire is served. The trails are different for each ride. 3.5 miles northwest of Rockford off of Highway 22. Rockford is 45 miles from Montgomery, 25 miles from Clanton, 20 miles from Alexander City, and 20 miles from Sylacauga. Arrangements can be made for group rides. This is a managed forest farm with the trail rides serving as a source of revenue. You set your own pace whether you are a trotter, walker, racker, or galloper. Due to the crowd sizes, parking is limited. Day Rides are also available.
Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 256-377-2656.
Heart of Dixie Trail Ride – AHC Member
Open Year Round!!! Trail Riding, Horse Motel, Paddocks, Lighted Arena, Covered Stalls, Bath House, Full RV Hookups, Canoe/Rafting, Swimming and Fishing. Located in Troy, Alabama. Call (334) 670-0005 for more information or visit us at www.heartofdixietrailride.com.
Faye Whittemore Farms, Jasper, AL – AHC Member
We are a working 580 acre farm with an additional 900 acres available to ride, at this time we have 12 miles of pristine, wooded trails ideal for side by side riding, and smooth enough for any pace. More trails are being added. Multiple fresh water springs for watering throughout trails and 2 large ponds close to campgrounds that offer water, electricity , picnic tables, restrooms and they are plenty of primitive, private campsites available for your stay. A bathhouse is under construction. Concessions barn open during major events Memorial Day and Veterans Day Weekends that also include live band on Saturday night with barn dance and lunch provided on trail. Or you can book your own group trail ride.
Directions: From Hwy 78 turn north on 69 Hwy and go approximately 10 miles turn left onto Burrows Crossing Road (at top of Blackwater Hill) go 1 mile turn left onto Forrester Road go 1.5 miles turn left at Faye Whittemore Farms sign (Home of THE PUMPKIN PATCH) follow road to big red barn.