Shady Grove Dude Ranch is a perfect place to take family and friends. The Ranch is located on scenic Lookout Mountain near Mentone, Alabama. With 800 acres of beautiful wooded wilderness you have a view of Little River and the Cloudmont Ski area. If you enjoy the great outdoors, horseback riding, and exploring DeSoto State Park, then this is the place for you!

Shady Grove offers a beautiful view of Veil Falls and the famous DeSoto Falls with an option of a one or two hour ride.

One hour Waterfall Rides: $30.00

Two hour Waterfall Rides: $50.00

Call Shady Grove for horseback riding Reservations: 256-634-4027

Rides can be given any day, weather permitting.

For more information refer to


830 Hwy 165 Road 948

Mentone, Alabama 35984

From DeSoto State Park:

Go through DeSoto State Park on County Road 89 to the dead-end and turn right onto County Road 165. Stay straight for 3 miles. Turn left on Road 948 at the Shady Grove entrance.