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Ed Elam
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4 day ride through Big South Fork
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4 days 3 nights through Big South Fork
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My wife , Teresa, and I own Saddle Valley Campground at Big South Fork. We have ridden and camped the area for over 15 years, and are natives of Tennessee. We rode all over Tennessee for years, and bought Saddle Valley 6 years ago. We enjoy show casing the Big South Fork area, and love meeting people from all over the country.

2011 schedule

Mar. 1 - 31 Spring Special: Campsites $15.00, stalls $8.00

April 15 - 17 Spring Ride Come ride the trails of Big South Fork from Saddle Valley all weekend, and let us take care of the meals ,and planning the rides.

May 28 - 30 Memorial Day Weekend ride and BBQ pork "pot luck" dinner.

June 11 Scavenger Hunt.

June 19 Father's Day canoe trip.

July 2 - 4 Poker Run trail ride & BBQ at pavilion.

July 5 - Aug 31 Summer Special: Stay two nights get third night free.

Sept 3 - 5 Labor Day Weekend, Ed’s pulled pork barbecue and "potluck" dinner .

Sept 10 - 11 Charit Creek: Ride to Charit Creek and stay over night. Reservations will be needed well in advance.

Oct. 7 - 10 Fall Ride: 4 days 3 nights through the northern part of the park.

Oct 29 Halloween Party and costume contest.

Nov 12 Trailer to power lines and ride Station Camp Creek.

Nov 25 - 27 Thanksgiving weekend ride.

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At 7:01am on July 2, 2011, dusty414 said…
Nice photos, especially liked the one of the little dog (that looked like a Beagle).
At 12:23pm on May 17, 2011, Christen Bonn said…

World Record Ride for the Mustangs!

June 4th, 2011

Be a Part of History… and you will be doing an amazing thing to help the great American Mustang. This is a Charity ride and net proceeds from each rider's entry fee will go directly to the Mustang Heritage Foundation.


On June 4th, trail riders from across the Nation will saddle up and ride for a common cause. Each Competitive Trail Challenge on this one amazing day will benefit the Mustang Heritage Foundation. Be a part of this extraordinary annual event! Bring your friends and your favorite Trail Horse, enjoy a beautiful ride and have fun, knowing you're doing something special. Join thousands of other trail riders as we ride in support of America's Horse, the Mustang.


Airpark Equestrian Stables in Oneida, TN is proud to be a host to one of these fabulous rides for a worth while cause. Go to www.ACTHA.us to sign up! For more details contact Christen Bonn at 865-773-3637... Happy Trails!

At 9:23pm on December 28, 2009, Denise Wolfe said…
I am so excited that you planned for the Spring ride to be the weekend of my birthday. lol However, we want to come do that ride a weekend that Teresa can go with us. Ya'll are the best! What happens in costume will always stay in costume. Can I wear a costume in April?
At 6:47pm on September 22, 2009, Angie Hackney said…
No i just found out about BirdSong the week of the 19th. Think I will go for the 23, 24, 25. They feed you, I like that kind.hehe Gonna call tomorrow, hope they got room for little ole me and Fancy. She is my walking horse, she loves the trails too.
At 5:49pm on September 22, 2009, Angie Hackney said…
Oh I would so love to attend this ride. It is my sons 14th birthday weekend. Got anything else going in October????
At 7:32am on September 1, 2009, Mike Gooding said…
I'd love to go on the Charit Creek ride but just am not able to right now. This and the October ride both sound like wonderful trips. I will keep your website and am looking forward to riding with you in the future.
At 10:20pm on August 31, 2009, Kim Ryder said…
Yes I would like to definately go on one of the backcountry rides if Charit Creek is not offered again this year...I will keep a lookout for the listings...Thanks!!
At 9:11pm on August 31, 2009, Kim Ryder said…
Just curious if this ride may happen again later in the fall...would love to go as I haven't ridden that much of BSF but am already booked to go flyfishing in Maine these dates....life is good!!!
At 9:07pm on August 13, 2009, Michael Kennedy said…
Well I would like too, trying to get my trailer fixed so I can go, sure have missed seeing you guys, hope all is well with you & Tersea.Michael
At 1:00pm on August 12, 2009, Sylvia Evans said…
Hey Ed, hope all is well with you and Teresa.. wont be long till we are back at SV ...hoping the weather cools down a bit. Take Care. Sylvia

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