With more than a dozen different Banff horseback rides and backcountry horseback riding packages available, Banff Trail Riders has a trip for every type of rider.

Filter your search by Tour Type, to find all our hourly horseback riding trail rides.  Combine your horseback ride with lunch or dinner on our Cowboy Cookouts.Looking for more of an adventure?  Ride further into the backcountry on our horseback vacation pack trips - staying at our campsites or backcountry cabins.

Summer carriage rides are fun for all ages or special occassions.  Banff sparkles in the winter, so join us on sleigh rides or overnight stays at our Sundance Lodge.

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Take a guided horseback ride along the Bow River with Banff Trail Riders in the Canadian Rockies
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Bow River Ride – 1 Hr

Treat yourself to a relaxing one-hour ride that takes you past some of the most awe-evoking scenery in Banff National Park. Ride along the tranquil Bow River – an area home to wildlife in amongst the thick marshes and grassy
per person
Apr – Oct
9:00am, 10:00am, 11:00am, 12:00pm, 1:00pm, 2:00pm, 3:00pm, 4:00pm, 5:00pm
1 Hour
Explore Banff on the Bow River horseback ride with Banff Trail Riders in the Canadian Rockies
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Bow River Evening Ride – 1 Hr

A special 1 hour ride during the evening along the Bow River and past the historic Cave & Basin area in Banff. After a day of exploring Banff National Park, join us for a relaxing evening horseback ride along the
per person
Jun-Sep
5:30pm
1 Hour
Ride through the Spray River on the Spray River Horseback Ride

Spray River Ride – 1 Hr

Cross a tranquil river on horseback and then admire an enchanting Rocky Mountain waterfall. The one-hour Spray River Ride gives you a great introduction to the untouched wilderness that can be found just outside the Banff town-site. Breathe in the
per person
May-Oct
10:00am, 11:00am, 12:00pm, 1:00pm, 2:00pm, 3:00pm, 4:00pm, 5:00pm
1 Hour
Banff Gondola at Sulphur Mountain

Horseback + Gondola + Hot Springs

Combo Package; saddle up for a riverside ride, soar up to a mountain summit and soak in mineral hot springs. Included: 1 Hour Bow River Horseback Ride Take a guided horseback ride along the tranquil Bow River and past the
per person
Apr – Oct
8yrs+, 250lbs limit
Family friendly rapids on the Kananaskis River

Raft + Horseback

Combo Package; raft along the family-friendly Kananaskis River, then saddle up for a riverside horseback ride. Included: Kananaskis River Whitewater Rafting Spend an afternoon on the Kananaskis River getting splashed by the class 2 - 3 whitewater rafting rapids along
per person
May-Sep
8yrs+, 250lbs limit
Banff Horseback Pack Trips with Banff Trail Riders

Sundance Lodge Overnight – 1 Night

Want to experience the unspoiled wilderness of Banff on horseback, but don’t have a lot of time to do it in? Then this 2-day overnight trip is perfect for you. Meander along a trail that takes you to the tranquil
per person
May-Oct
Saturday
Lodge
See Banff's winter beauty on a group sleigh ride
Family Fun

Sleigh Ride

Spend some time in a winter wonderland on a sleigh ride through the mountain meadows. Our excursion begins at Warner Stables where you can see the operations of a working ranch, chat with the staff and visit with some of
per person
Dec-Mar
Throughout the day
45 Mins
Banff Sleigh Rides
Limited Space

Private Sleigh Ride

Our romantic sleigh ride package is perfect for just the two of you! Experience the romance of Banff in winter on a private sleigh ride for two along the foothills of the Canadian Rockies with great views of Banff’s surrounding
per person
Dec-Mar
Throughout the day
45 Mins
Banff Lake Cruise on Lake Minnewanka

Horseback + Gondola + Lake Cruise

Combo Package; saddle up for a riverside ride, soar up to a mountain summit and cruise on Banff's largest lake. Included: 1 Hour Bow River Horseback Ride Experience Banff's most popular horseback ride! Take a guided horseback ride along the
per person
May-Oct
8yrs+, 250lbs limit
Sundance Explorer Backcountry Lodge Horseback Ride in Banff, Canadian Rockies with Banff Trail Riders
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Sundance Lodge Explorer – 2 Nights

Rugged mountain scenery and an abundance of wildlife. And when the sun sets, you’ll be relaxing in pure backcountry comfort. Cowboy style. This adventure takes you along the glacier-fed waters of the Bow River, one of the best spots in
per person
May-Oct
Monday
Lodge
Elk Summit on the Stoney Creek Tent Trip with Banff Trail Riders in the Canadian Rockies
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Stoney Creek Campsite – 2 Nights

It is a rare experience these days to be able to completely disconnect from all of the distractions of life and get lost in the backcountry. On this trip, you’ll venture deep into the secluded Banff backcountry and through the
per person
Jun-Sep
Wednesday
Campsites
Banff Horseback Rides with Banff Trail Riders

Sundance Loop Ride – 2 Hrs

This wilderness adventure offers riders the perfect opportunity to relax and reconnect with nature – in true western form. You’ll explore stunning sections of wilderness on this two-hour trip, providing a chance to spot wildlife that you might not get
per person
May-Oct
9:30am, 12:30pm, 2:30pm
2 Hours
Follow your guide on a scenic Bow River horseback ride with Banff Trail Riders in the Canadian Rockies
Limited Space

Bow Valley Loop Ride – 3 Hrs

This thrilling three-hour journey might get you up close and personal with some of the most unique wildlife in Banff. Explore the rustic terrain and grassy meadows of the Bow Valley. As you follow the trail, you’ll get to gaze up
per person
May-Sep
10:30am, 1:30pm
3 Hours
Canadian Rockies Horseback Rides with Banff Trail Riders
Limited Space

Erling Strom Trail Lodge – 3 Nights

Ride through Alberta’s Wild West, tracing the paths that the early pioneers used while exploring these untamed forests. On this trip you will follow the Erling Strom Trail, a path forged through the dense Banff forests by renowned explorer Erling
per person
Jun-Sep
Wednesday
Lodge
Cross the Spray River on the Sulphur Mountain Horseback Ride in Banff
Limited Space

Sulphur Mountain Ride – 3 Hrs

It’s hard to believe how much spectacular Rocky Mountain scenery is packed into this three-hour excursion. Visit a famous landmark hotel, spot elk or coyotes in the brush, and then cross the tumbling Spray River in this half-day adventure. From
per person
May-Oct
9:30am, 1:30pm
3 Hours
Take a Backcountry Day Ride to Cuthead Lake on the Cascade Valley Backcountry Tent Trip with Banff Trail Riders in the Canadian Rockies
Limited Space

Cascade Valley Campsite – 5 Nights

Hop in the saddle and explore the deep, wild forests of Banff. Our experienced guides make this tent trip easy and comfortable, so you can relax and focus on the jaw-dropping scenery around you. When night falls you’ll be warm
per person
Jun-Sep
Monday, Friday
Campsites
Horseback Ride to a Cowboy Steak Cookout with Banff Trail Riders
Family Fun

Ride & 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 Cabin. First you'll ride along the Bow River while watching for
per person
May-Sep, Sept-Oct
11:30am, 4:00pm, 5:00pm
3 Hours
Wagon Ride on the Cowboy Cookout in Banff, Canadian Rockies with Banff Trail Riders
Family Fun

Wagon Ride & 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 Cabin to enjoy genuine western hospitality and some tasty comfort food. But before digging in,
per person
May-Sep, Sept-Oct
11:30am, 4:00pm, 5:00pm
3 Hours
Banff Family Carriage Ride with Banff Trail Riders
Family Fun

Carriage Rides

Private horse-drawn carriage tours are available daily from downtown Banff. Prices are per carriage (each fits up to six people). Please use the contact form, or call us, to enquire about availability for this tour. Each carriage can hold up
per booking
Apr – Oct
Throughout the day
15 Mins, 30 Mins, 1 Hour
Banff Horseback Pack Trips with Banff Trail Riders
Limited Space

Halfway Lodge – 5 Nights

The ultimate backcountry trip, few folks ever get to experience a place like this. Sky-piercing mountains stretch out across the landscape, their peaks crusted with ice and snow. The air is cool and fresh. And best of all, there’s an
per person
Jun-Sep
Thursday, Sunday
Lodge
Banff Wedding Carriage Ride in Banff, Canadian Rockies with Banff Trail Riders

Wedding Carriage

Discover how we can make your Banff wedding even more enchanting. This package includes a pick-up, tour and drop-off up to an hour long from any locations in Banff (excluding Bow Falls, Tunnel Mountain and the Rimrock Hotel) and can
per booking
Apr – Oct
Throughout the day
1 Hour
Pony Rides in Banff

Pony Rides

Do your kids dream of being a cowboy for a day? Do they have a fascination with horses? Kids between the ages of 3 and 7 years old can now join in the cowboy fun by going on a 15-minute
per person
Apr – Oct
Throughout the day
15 Mins
Snowshoers at Sundance Lodge in Banff, Canadian Rockies
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Ski and Stay Sundance Lodge

For those seeking a remote getaway from the norm, Sundance Lodge is the perfect retreat! 2nd night offer: Save 20% on your second night! Use online promo code 2NDNIGHT. * Pay full price for your first night and use promo code
per person
Jan-Mar
2:00pm
Overnight
Sightsee over Banff from the Mount Norquay Banff Sightseeing Chairlift

Horseback + Chairlift + Hot Springs

Combo Package; saddle up for a riverside ride, ride an open-air chairlift to 7,000' and soak in mineral hot springs. Included: 1 Hour Bow River Horseback Ride Take Banff's most popular horseback ride along the tranquil Bow River and past the historic
per person
Jun-Oct
8yrs+, 250lbs limit
Class 4 rapids fun on the Horseshoe Canyon

Raft + Cowboy BBQ Cookout Horseback Ride

Combo Package; raft through exciting whitewater rapid thrills, and then saddle up for a horseback ride to a barbecue dinner. Included: Horseshoe Canyon Whitewater Rafting Start your day with a morning of exciting whitewater thrills on class 3-4 whitewater rapids at
per person
May-Sep
12+
Warner Stables Tour, Banff, Canadian Rockies

Stables Tour

Get a peek at how we run one of the biggest and best-known ranches in the Canadian Rockies. This is more than just a simple tour – it’s an interactive trip through the iconic Warner Stables, home to more than
per person
Apr – Oct
Throughout the day
1.5 Hours
Group at Backcountry Sundance Lodge with Banff Trail Riders

Rent A Log Cabin

For a winter getaway your group won’t soon forget – the entire backcountry lodge to yourself. 2nd night offer: Save 20% on your second night! Use online promo code 2NDNIGHT. * Pay full price for your first night and use promo code
per booking
Jan-Mar
2:00pm
Overnight