Banff Trail Riders can create totally unique tour and activity adventures for your group, or event in Banff National Park, Canadian Rockies.

Banff 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 our team. Then it’s time to snuggle down under warm wool blankets and enjoy spectacular views of the valley and surrounding mountains. Watch for wildlife as our guides take you on a quintessential winter experience. A delightful treat for all members of the family. Your memorable excursion includes a fireside warmup stop after the ride where you can toast a marshmallow and enjoy a warm drink back at the stables.  Weather and snow conditions permitting. The activity takes approximately 45 minutes including time by the campfire. Advance reservations are recommended. Sleigh rides depart from Warner Stables. There are two
per person
Dec-Mar
Throughout the day
45 Mins
Private Banff sleigh ride with sparkling wine with Banff Trail Riders
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 mountains. Ride with a loved one in a small 2 seat cutter sleigh – a true one-horse open sleigh! This 45 minute sleigh ride package includes a fireside stop with sparkling wine, chocolates and an authentic buffalo robe for extra warmth to make your ride truly special. A magical ride perfect for a romantic date, engagement or a special treat. Reservations and payment are required for sleigh rides throughout Christmas-New Year and Valentines Day, due to high demand on those days. Sleigh rides depart from Warner Stables, located a short drive from downtown Banff.
per person
Dec-Mar
Throughout the day
45 Mins
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 wildlife and enjoying the spectacular scenery. Midway through the ride, you'll arrive at 3 Mile Cabin to enjoy genuine western hospitality and some tasty comfort food including steak cooked to order, baked potatoes, cowboy baked beans and Caesar salad. But before digging in, work up an appetite with a few western style games, like lassoing and horse-shoes. The ride is also perfect for youngsters. Anyone joining the group can choose to take a relaxing wagon 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
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, 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 including steak cooked to order, baked potatoes, cowboy baked beans and Caesar salad. 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 for group bookings, with a buyout option for 40 or more people. Please contact us for enquiries and further information.
May-Sep, Sept-Oct
11:30am, 4:00pm, 5:00pm
3 Hours
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 accommodate up to 6 passengers in the carriage. The package rate includes some waiting time so you won’t have to worry if you are running a few minutes late and can be customized to suit your special day. You do not need to be getting hitched to take advantage of the package rate. This option is open to anyone looking to add a little elegance to their day. For help planning your special day, check out www.banffbride.com for links to the best wedding service providers in the Bow Valley. Our wedding photographer of choice is Malcolm Carmichael at Peak
per booking
Apr – Oct
Throughout the day
1 Hour
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 300 backcountry horses. Your guide will tell you about the horse corrals and dedicated barns, so you can see exactly how ranchers care for the animals. Along the way, you’ll gain a much better understanding of how Warner Stables works. You can also add on a trail ride, wagon ride or BBQ Cookout. Please contact us for further information on this tour. Please note that this tour requires a minimum of 20 people.
per person
Year Round
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 2NDNIGHT at checkout or contact us to receive a 20% discount on your second, third and fourth nights this winter. Applies to new reservations, cannot be used with any other offer. Sundance Lodge offers backcountry comfort and complete privacy for groups of up to 26 - family, friends, corporations, weddings and other special interest groups to enjoy this massive log cabin to themselves. When booked as a buyout, all guest rooms, lounge, dining and amenities are yours exclusively. The lodge is built with locally harvested timber and features indoor washrooms and heated showers. Powered by solar power and kept
per booking
Jan-Mar
2:00pm
Overnight