Banff Horseback Ride With A Cowboy Cookout BBQ
Wagon Ride on the Cowboy Cookout in Banff, Canadian Rockies with Banff Trail Riders

How will you ride to the Cowboy Cookout?

Combine the best of both worlds on a cowboy cookout

We know that you want to make the most of your precious vacation time, and agreeing on what to eat for dinner isn’t always the easiest part of your holiday.  So, why not combine both and add a little fun to it?  If there are two things we know best, it’s horseback riding in Banff and a good old-fashioned cowboy bbq – at Banff Trail Riders, we’ve combined both in a family friendly experience known as the Banff Cowboy Cookout Ride.

Delicious Steak on the Cowboy Cookout in Banff, Canadian Rockies with Banff Trail Riders

When descending into Calgary International Airport and on your way to Banff from Calgary, you’ll probably have noticed the farmland that stretched as far as the eyes can see. These prairies are home to some of the most fertile soils and grazing areas around, so it’s no surprise that Alberta produces some of the best beef found in the industry. It’s also no surprise, that this farmland has a community and culture attached to it that we’re famed for.

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Activity with reward is probably the best kind around – and let’s be honest, it’s not hard work for you or your horse to be strolling through vibrant Rocky Mountain valleys while watching for wildlife and passing canoes on the Bow River.

And if you’re still not hungry by the time you arrive at 3 Mile Cabin, we’re sure our games and interactive activities will do the trick.  Try your hand at lasso, horseshoe, and other western games.

Banff horseback rides with Banff Trail Riders

If there’s some non steak lovers in the family, that’s perfectly fine – we have plenty of options including vegetarian ones to suit dietary needs.


Wagon Ride on the Cowboy Cookout in Banff, Canadian Rockies with Banff Trail Riders
Family Fun

Wagon Ride with BBQ Cookout

Take a relaxing wagon ride along the Bow River. Re-join the horseback riders in the group for an authentic cowboy dinner. Arrive at "3 Mile" for a true western experience with delicious comfort food. Before you eat, enjoy some western-style activities like lassoing and horseshoes. This adventure is great for
11:30am, 4:00pm, 5:00pm
3 Hours
All Ages
Horseback Ride to a Cowboy Steak Cookout with Banff Trail Riders
Family Fun

Horseback Trail Ride with BBQ Cookout

Get a taste of the mountain air with a horseback ride along the base of Sulphur Mountain in Banff, to a delicious cowboy cookout BBQ meal at "3 Mile". First, you'll ride along the Bow River while watching for wildlife and enjoying the spectacular scenery. Midway through the ride, you'll
per person
4:00pm, 5:00pm
3 Hours
8yrs+, 230lbs limit

Horseback Ride

For a true cowboy experience, saddle up for a scenic ride to 3 Mile Cabin by horseback along the Bow River. On the return journey you’ll ride along the Sulphur Mountain Trail and up to Windy Knoll for incredible views.

Banff Horseback Ride with BBQ

Wagon Ride

A Cowboy Cookout with Banff Trail Riders is a family friendly activity that is good for all ages. If kids are under the age of 8 or not ready to ride a horse, they’re welcome to jump in our wagon and meet the horseback riders at the cabin. This is still a great way to enjoy a similar route and everyone gets to eat at the BBQ together.

Wagon Ride on the Cowboy Cookout in Banff, Canadian Rockies with Banff Trail Riders

Book now, saddle up and come along for the best horseback riding with Banff Trail Riders!

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