Banff Trail Rides, the ultimate western experience

To experience Banff’s cowboy history, join us for a western horseback adventure. With a range of hourly trail rides, cowboy bbq cookout experiences and private sightseeing carriage rides, Banff Trail Riders has something for everyone.

Highlights:

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 meadows.
per person
Throughout the day
1 Hour
8yrs+, 230lbs limit
Horseback ride through the Spray River with Banff Trail Riders

Spray River Ride – 1 Hr

Cross a tranquil river on horseback and then admire an enchanting Rocky Mountain waterfall. The one-hour Spray River Horseback Ride gives you a great introduction to the untouched wilderness that can be found just outside the Banff townsite.Breathe in the
per person
Throughout the day
1 Hour
8yrs+, 230lbs limit
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
9:30am, 12:30pm, 2:30pm
2 Hours
8yrs+, 230lbs limit
Banff Family Carriage Ride with Banff Trail Riders
Family Fun

Private Carriage Rides

Private horse-drawn carriage tours are available daily from downtown Banff, the ultimate western sightseeing tour. We offer three tours from downtown Banff as well as the ability to customize a tour specifically for you. Prices are per carriage, and each
per booking
Throughout the day
15 Mins, 30 Mins, 1 Hour
All Ages
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
10:30am, 1:30pm
3 Hours
8yrs+, 230lbs limit
Spray River horseback trail ride with Banff Trail Riders
Limited Space
12:30pm
4 Hours
8yrs+, 230lbs limit
Horseback Ride to a Cowboy Steak Cookout with Banff Trail Riders
Family Fun

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 Cabin. First you'll ride along the Bow River while watching for
per person
11:30am, 4:00pm, 5:00pm
3 Hours
8yrs+, 230lbs limit
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 Cabin to enjoy genuine western hospitality and some tasty comfort food. But before digging in,
per person
11:30am, 4:00pm, 5:00pm
3 Hours
All Ages