Horse Farm Properties
For those who prefer life outdoors, and enjoy the company of animals as much or more than people, Cherokee County, GA is the perfect location for farms and acreage retreats. Land is still relatively affordable and taxes are among the lowest in the metro area, yet it is only 45 minutes to the city of Atlanta. Easy access in multiple directions is available via Interstate 575 and highways 140, 20, and 92.Search Cherokee County Horse Farms
|Canton Horse Farms||Ball Ground Horse Farms|
|Alpharetta Horse Farms||Jasper Horse Farms|
|Woodstock Horse Farms||Cartersville Horse Farms|
|Waleska Horse Farms||Milton Horse Farms|
Cherokee is home to the 544 acre wooded Garland Mountain Horse & Hiking Trails, located at 1411 Garland Mountain Way in Waleska, in NW Cherokee. The trailhead has horse trailer parking, a pavilion, and restrooms. With 12.3 miles of horse and hiking trails, through lush woodland forests, along meandering creeks, and along ridges with mountain views, it is a nature lover’s paradise. An adjacent 400 acres is planned for future trails, and when complete, Garland Mountain will have 26 miles of trails.
Garland Mountain is a great place to take a picnic. There are two picnic shelters with tables along the trails, including tie rails for horses. The trails are designed, developed, and maintained by the Friends of Garland Mountain, in partnership with Cherokee County Recreation and Parks Authority (CRPA). CRPA has a map of the trails on their website which makes it easy to plan a day trip.
Local Specialty Stores
Owning acreage or farm property means finding local specialty stores. Here are a few of our favorites:
Horsetown has been in North Cobb since 1973, and claims to be the largest Western and English store East of the Mississippi, carrying boots, jeans, clothes, saddles, tack, and more. Located at 1231 Shallowford Rd in Marietta, the store is locally owned and operated.
Cherokee Feed & Seed is located at the corner of Highway 369 and Highway 372 in East Cherokee County. The locally owned and operated store sells feed and supplies for horses, cows, chickens, llamas, alpacas, goats, sheep, pigs, dogs, cats, and rabbits. They also have garden and plant items, and an extensive supply of equine products.
Sacketts Country is locally owned and operated in Jasper since 2004, and is located on Hwy 515 just north of Cherokee. This store is a favorite for its extensive selection of clothes, boots, hats, saddles and animal feed.
Tractor Supply has clothes, animal feed, garden supplies, and farm equipment.There are two locations in Cherokee, including 2370 Hightower Road (Hwy. 369) and 2860 East Cherokee Drive near Highway 140.
Dover Saddlery is located in Stonewood Village at 670 Main Street in Alpharetta and carries an extensive line of horse tack, stable supplies, and horse care items. Dover also carries riding apparel, boots and chaps.
North Fulton Feed & Seed has pet, farm and garden supplies and feed for all types of farm animals, including chicken coops. The extensive list of animal feed includes farm animals like horses, cattle, sheep, goats, alpacas, llamas, pigs, and chickens, plus domestic animal food for dogs, cats and rabbits, and wild feed for deer and birds.