May-Sep, Sept-Oct
Season
11:00am, 4:00pm, 5:00pm
Departure Time
3 Hours
Duration
All Ages
Riders

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 Cabin to enjoy genuine western hospitality and some tasty comfort food. But before digging in, work up an appetite with a few western-style games, like lassoing and horse-shoes.

Anyone joining the group can choose to take a horseback ride along the Bow River to 3 Mile Cabin and then re-join the group for an authentic cowboy bbq. A perfect adventure for all ages of the family group and available as a lunch or dinner departure time and meal.

Cowboy cookouts are available group bookings, with a buyout option for 40 or more people. Please contact us for enquiries and further information.

Meal
  • BBQ - Lunch
  • BBQ - Dinner
Transport Options
  • Meet at Warner Stables (Banff)
Guide Quote

Amanda's Pick

"I love sharing my knowledge of the parks history as we pass the Cave & Basin and the history of outfitters in the park while eating a delicious lunch at 3-mile cabin." - Amanda , General Manager, Banff Trail Riders

The best parts of the tour for most people include the following:

1

Bow River

A relaxing wagon ride along the Bow River while watching for wildlife such as ground squirrels, porcupines and beavers scurrying around the marshes and meadows.
2

Western barbecue at 3 Mile Cabin

Midway through the ride, you’ll arrive at 3 Mile Cabin to enjoy genuine western hospitality and some tasty comfort food.
3

Sulphur Mountain Trail

After a hearty meal the wagon follows the base of Sulphur Mountain.

Banff Horseback Trail Rides

Meal
  • BBQ - Lunch
  • BBQ - Dinner
Transport Options
  • Meet at Warner Stables (Banff)
Guide Quote

Amanda's Pick

"I love sharing my knowledge of the parks history as we pass the Cave & Basin and the history of outfitters in the park while eating a delicious lunch at 3-mile cabin." - Amanda , General Manager, Banff Trail Riders

  • BBQ steak
  • Baked potato
  • Cowboy baked beans
  • Caesar salad
  • Lunch buns
  • Dessert squares
  • Juice
  • Coffee, tea & hot chocolate
Meal
  • BBQ - Lunch
  • BBQ - Dinner
Transport Options
  • Meet at Warner Stables (Banff)
Guide Quote

Amanda's Pick

"I love sharing my knowledge of the parks history as we pass the Cave & Basin and the history of outfitters in the park while eating a delicious lunch at 3-mile cabin." - Amanda , General Manager, Banff Trail Riders

The tour runs for three hours, including two hours of riding in the wagon.
The tour includes a one-hour wagon ride along the Bow River to 3 Mile Cabin where you will enjoy a western cookout, followed by a one-hour return wagon ride.
Please meet at the Warner Stables, the big red stables located at the end of Sundance Road in Banff. There is plenty of free parking at the site.
Please ensure that you arrive 30 minutes before the ride is scheduled to depart.
Mosquito repellant is highly recommended.
Yes, everyone will meet at 3 Mile Cabin for the barbecue.
There is a 48 hour cancellation policy, which allows you to change/cancel or refund your booking up to 48 hours outside your booked tour (up to 7 days for group bookings).
Gratuities are customary and very much appreciated.
Meal
  • BBQ - Lunch
  • BBQ - Dinner
Transport Options
  • Meet at Warner Stables (Banff)
Guide Quote

Amanda's Pick

"I love sharing my knowledge of the parks history as we pass the Cave & Basin and the history of outfitters in the park while eating a delicious lunch at 3-mile cabin." - Amanda , General Manager, Banff Trail Riders

  • All children aged 12 years and under must be accompanied in the wagon by an adult.
  • Infants are free of charge, but this does not include any food.
  • All adults must sign a waiver prior to the tour. A waiver must also be completed by the parent or guardian of any children under the age of 18.
  • Please note that this tour requires a minimum of 4 participants, please call the day prior to confirm the tour.
Meal
  • BBQ - Lunch
  • BBQ - Dinner
Transport Options
  • Meet at Warner Stables (Banff)
Guide Quote

Amanda's Pick

"I love sharing my knowledge of the parks history as we pass the Cave & Basin and the history of outfitters in the park while eating a delicious lunch at 3-mile cabin." - Amanda , General Manager, Banff Trail Riders

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