We offer day trip experiences with no lodging for 1 to 4 people
All necessary equipment and ammo is included.
Ultimate Day Package (approx 7 hours)
Start your experience with our Mountain Horse Riding Adventure. Learn to groom, saddle, bridle and ride your horse through pastures and up and down our mountain trails. After your ride, have a cool drink and a snack before heading to our private shooting range where you will shoot 25 clay pigeons with either a 12 gauge or 20 gauge shotgun. After trying your skills at shooting clays, head to the 22 targets and try your skills with our lever action Henry 22 rifle and Remington 22 revolver pistol. Move on to our Axe Throwing facility and learn to throw like Davy Crockett. Compete against your friend or family member as you throw for the best of 2 out of 3 rounds. Once you've axe thrown, move on to your archery adventure. Shooting the Genisis compound bows used in school competitions, shoot the traditional target at various ranges to hone your skills before moving onto our realistic animal targets. Here you will shoot Buck Deer and Bear for a more realistic experience in bow hunting. End your adventure by heading to the courtyard for a full course dinner of your choice. Dinners could include homegrown beef and country cooked Pot Roast with all the trimmings or 5 star Lasagna complete with homemade breadsticks and italian salad. Or choose from one of our other delicious menu choices. End your meal with one of several mouthwatering deserts: including Cowboy cookies and ice cream, blue berry or black berry cobbler, warm tapioca topped with vanilla ice cream or even fresh strawberry short cake. All food is homemade is included in your price.
------Horse care 101 (included with all horseback rides) (approx 30 min)
Free & required
Learn to groom, saddle, bridle, sit correctly in the saddle, rein, balance, shift your weight as necessary etc.. on "your" horse for the day.
Private horseback ride (Guided) (approx 3 hours)
Mount your steed and ride with your guide through private pastures and up on our private mountain trails. Cross streams, wind your way up and down several switchbacks. See authentic moonshine sites and pass places such as "Inspiration Point", "Moonshine Flat", "Black Bear Saddle", ride past the beautiful "Gray Fox Gully" and finish your ride by taking your horse through "The Bathtub" before emerging back into "Paradise Holler" to end your ride. Finish up by unsaddling and giving your horse a quick groom and hand fed treat before releasing him back into the pasture until next time. Shoes with a heel or boots are highly recommended. Helmets are provided.
Shotgun Shooting / Axe Throwing / Archery (Guided) (approx 3 hours)
Shoot a 20 gauge or 12 gauge shotgun at clay pigeons launched into the air at various angles with an electronic skeet thrower in the beautiful setting in "Paradise Holler". Each guest will get 25 shots. Then test your skill with our 22 lever action rifle and pistol as you shoot at various targets to try and break our frontier records held by previous guests. Our guns are open sight and single shots without scopes so you'll have a chance to shoot like a real cowboy. Electronic ear protection and eye protection are provided as well as snacks and non-alcoholic beverages included. Extra shots are available for cost of ammo. Then move over to our Axe Throwing facility and learn to throw like Davy Crockett. Compete against your friends and learn to throw like a pro. Close toed shoes are required for axe throwing. No flip flops etc... are allowed.
Cooking class: Homemade Goodies (approx 2 Hours)
Become the envy of your neighborhood by learning to make Pies or Cowboy Cookies from scratch. Instruction from Alisa and all ingredients are provided as you learn "Grandma Eva's" secrets to the perfect baked goods. Take your creations with you when you go or eat them here.