Rik and Marilyn Mitchell -
Innkeepers and owners of
Gentry Creek Inn- have
opened their home in an
effort to help support
Gentry Creek Equine
Rescue, Retirement and

The beautiful mountains of
Tennessee provide the
backdrop for Gentry Creek's 100-acre horse rescue and retirement
farm nestled in a lush green valley bordering Cherokee National
After crossing the bridge over a rushing, clear-water trout stream,
the turn-of-the-century ten bedroom country-Victorian called
Gentry Creek Inn. Each room has its own charm, and atmosphere.
Some feature panoramic views of both horse pastures, and forest,
while others supply the soft sounds of Gentry Creek. Organic
gardens, and a sense of co-living with the surrounding forest is
what gives Gentry Creek Inn its peace and beauty.

Horses can be trailered in and accommodated in a modern
twelve-stall barn. Bedding is provided.
For your riding, hiking or bicycling pleasure, trails from the
property lead into miles of the magical Cherokee National Forest.
Horses can also be trailered to the world-famous Virginia Creeper
Trail nearby or the horse-friendly Mount Rogers or Moses Cone.
Please check our Attractions Page for more details on local events
and activities.
Horse rentals can be arranged for hourly or overnights on the
Creeper Trail.
website created and maintained by Sarah Hessinger
Gentry Creek Inn