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 Miss Kitty's Boarding House, Love Valley, NC   Photo
Statesville, NC  (Weather)

Number of Trails:  5  Total Mileage:  30 Difficulty:  More Difficult Trail Rating:   Camp Rating:   

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Trail Description: Located in the town of Love Valley, an "old west" style town featuring a Saloon, General Store, Blacksmith Shop, Leather Shop, 2 family dining style restaraunts and various other small businesses. Motorized vehicles of any type are prohibited inside town limits. Ample hitching rails are available. Horses, Mules, Wagons, Buggies are welcome with trails suitable for all. Trials:(5) 30 miles. Easy to Challenging. Suitable for all levels of riding ability. Horse Rentals available. Weekend packages including room/horse rental and guided trail rides available. Bring your own horses!! Stall rental available and adequate trailer parking.      
Best Time to Visit: Year-round. Easter, Memorial Day, Labor Day, Halloween are busiest weekends.
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Campground : Hotel style rooms. Rooms available to accomodate 2 to groups of 10. Rates start at $70.00 per night (slightly higher on holiday/event weekends). Stall rental available at $10.00 per horse/night (bring your own hay/feed/buckets) Primitive "Tee-Pee" camping available. Contact for primitive camping rates. (Total of 8 sites)
Human Facilities: Horse Facilities:Operated by:Contact:Additional Information:
Lodging, Primitive Stalls, Water, Rentals Randy Lackey
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Randy Lackey  (828)308-7628/(704)592-4885
162 Henry Martin Trail rd.
Love Valley, NC  28625
Directions: FROM I-40 IN STATESVILLE, NC exit 150, NC-Hwy 115N, travel 10.6 miles, turn Left onto Mountain View Rd., go 2.8 miles and turn Right onto Love Valley Rd., travel approximately 1 mile, Miss Kitty's is located on the right. FROM I-77 take exit 65 NC-901 toward Union Grove. Travel 7.3 miles and turn Left onto Wilkesboro Highway/NC-115S. Travel 6.5 miles and turn Right onto Mountain View Rd. then proceed 2.8 miles and turn Right onto Love Valley Rd. Go approximately 1 mile, Miss Kitty's is on the right. Parking Lot is on your left. 

This information was provided by: Dave Turley on 3/21/2013 7:31:04 AM

Notes on Difficulty Rating:  
(Gently sloping or level terrain; trails are groomed or wide open; shallow or no creek crossings. ) 
 More Difficult (Moderate hills over consistent surface; possibly some narrow trails and short steeper slopes) 
 Rigorous (Easy to More Difficult for rider but physically challenging for horse such as on a level surface through deep sand) 
 Challenging (Possible rocky, uneven surface, steep slopes, uncleared trails, faster flowing streams and other obstacles that lead to more difficult riding for rider and horse)