Cowboy Cookout Rides, a True Western Experience

Our Banff Cowboy Cookout Rides to “3 Mile” for a Western BBQ is our most popular family-friendly tour. Experience Banff’s cowboy culture, genuine Western hospitality and incredible mountain scenery on this unique horseback adventure. It’s the perfect group activity when participants can book a scenic horseback ride or horse-drawn wagon ride along the tranquil Bow River to “3 Mile” and then reunite to enjoy a delicious meal.


  • At the time of booking, choose from a scenic horseback ride or a family-friendly wagon ride.
  • Ride along the Bow River with spectacular mountain views.
  • Clean, comfortable outdoor facilities with covered outdoor seating
  • Enjoy a high-quality catered BBQ with steak, baked potatoes, cowboy baked beans and more.
  • Children three and under ride free.
  • Work up an appetite with Western games at the 3 Mile Cabin cookout venue while your meal is getting ready.
  • This tour is recognized as a Canadian Signature Experience.

*Ask us about private and corporate buyouts.  Our covered seating seats up to 60 guests at once. 

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