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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  • 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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  • Grove River Ranch Equestrian Center and Retreat

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  • Mountain laurel in bloom on the trails.

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

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  • Indoor arena 100'x160'

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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: 8:30AM - 6:00PM
    Monday: 8:00AM - 7:00PM
    Tuesday: 8:00AM - 7:00PM
    Wednesday: 8:00AM - 7:00PM
    Thursday: 8:00AM - 7:00PM
    Friday: 8:00AM - 7:00PM
    Saturday: 8:30AM - 7:00PM

    Admission & Fees

    Rates Call or See Website


    Nature Trails, Trails

    Average Nightly Rate


    Facility Amenities

    Firepit, Free Parking, Guided Tours / Guide Available, Laundry, 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

    Family-friendly, Free Admission , Maps/Brochures/Guides, Open Year 'Round, Pet-friendly, Wedding & Honeymoon

    Group Amenities

    Group Reservations Required , Group-friendly

    Internet Connectivity

    Free Wi-Fi

    Near Interstate Highway

    85, 985

    Room Amenities

    Fireplaces, Hair Dryer, In-Room Coffee Maker, Iron/Ironing Board

    Room Type

    2-Bedroom Units

    Setting & Style

    Mountain Setting, Romantic, Rustic & Natural

    Site Information

    30 Amp Elec Hookup, Cabin / Cottage Rentals, Dump Station, Number of Sites, Primitive Camp Sites Available, Pull-thru Sites, RVs Permitted, Tenters Welcome

    Suitable for Ages

    All Ages

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