Northeast Georgia Mountains / Gillsville

Grove River Ranch LLC

345 Hickory Flat Dr.
Gillsville, GA 30543

770-540-8380 | 706-677-0072
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  • Grove River Ranch Equestrian Center and Retreat

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  • Ten 12'x12' stalls in the stables.

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  • Round pen in the stables for working horses and students.

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  • Meeting and party rooms with kitchenette at the indoor arena.

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  • Mountain laurel in bloom on the trails.

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This scenic 153-acre equestrian center northeast of Atlanta features an indoor arena, stables, campground, lodging, group camp area on the river, horseback/hiking trails.You don't have to be an equestrian to enjoy the scenic privacy of the ranch.

Services offered: riding and horse training lessons, riding vacations, overnight stabling, summer horse camp sessions, horsemanship clinics, adult boot camp for new horse owners, facilities to rent for small events. Call for current rate sheet and to check availability. More photos on the website.

The River Cabin is a furnished two-bedroom two-bath very private luxury accommodation located on the ranch, nestled in the woods, view of the noisy shoals below the bedroom deck.  Convenient to numerous area activities and attractions.

The Campground is open year round, has 6 water and electric hookups (30 amp, 110 volt, and two 50 amp sites), fire rings, and picnic tables.

For groups of more than four people seeking economical lodging, a two-bedroom bunk house is available. Guests are welcome to hike the scenic wooded trails and fish the well-stocked pond. Horse boarding available.

Visitors are welcome to come observe lessons in progress and to tour our facility any time, but if you prefer a personal guided tour, just call or email us for an appointment. Visit the Map & Directions page for specific driving directions.  Email CJ or call the numbers listed about joining our lesson program.

Info & Amenities

  • Hours of Operation

    Sunday: 1:00PM - 8:00PM
    Monday: 8:00AM - 8:00PM
    Tuesday: 8:00AM - 8:00PM
    Wednesday: 8:00AM - 8:00PM
    Thursday: 8:00AM - 8:00PM
    Friday: 8:00AM - 8:00PM
    Saturday: 8:00AM - 8:00PM

    Admission & Fees

    Rates Call or See Website


    Nature Trails


    Average Nightly Rate


    Facility Amenities


    Free Parking

    Guided Tours / Guide Available


    Lodging On Site

    Maps & Brochures Available

    Parking on Site

    Picnic Area

    Picnic Shelter

    Public Restrooms

    Restaurant Nearby

    Self-guided Tours

    Shower Facilities

    Spa Nearby

    TV / Cable Hookup

    General Information


    Free Admission


    Open Year 'Round


    Wedding & Honeymoon

    Group Amenities

    Group Reservations Required


    Internet Connectivity

    Free Wi-Fi

    Near Interstate Highway



    Room Amenities


    Hair Dryer

    In-Room Coffee Maker

    Iron/Ironing Board

    Room Type

    2-Bedroom Units

    Setting & Style

    Mountain Setting


    Rustic & Natural

    Site Information

    30 Amp Elec Hookup

    Cabin / Cottage Rentals

    Dump Station

    Number of Sites: 6

    Primitive Camp Sites Available

    Pull-thru Sites

    RVs Permitted

    Tenters Welcome

    Suitable for Ages

    All Ages

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