Banff Trail Rides, the Perfect Introduction to Horseback Riding

If you want to go horseback riding for an hour or an afternoon, then check out our trail rides.

From a one-hour ride that crosses the Spray River to a covered wagon or horseback ride that ends with a BBQ steak cookout, Banff Trail Riders has a range of different tours to choose from.

Highlights:

  • Trail rides are perfect for families or anyone who wants to try horseback riding, no experience needed
  • Discover a side of Banff that you can only see on horseback
  • Choose from a one, two, three or four-hour horseback adventure in Banff

Online2Save BTR Promo Code Deal 2019

Take a guided horseback ride along the Bow River with Banff Trail Riders in the Canadian Rockies
Most Popular

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 Lake Cruise at 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 (various times available) Experience Banff's most popular horseback ride! Take a guided horseback
per person
8yrs+, 230lbs limit
Jun-Oct
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

Sulphur Mountain Ride – 4 Hrs

It’s hard to believe how much spectacular Rocky Mountain scenery is packed into this four-hour excursion. You'll ride two thirds up one of Banff's most iconic mountains, isit a famous landmark hotel, spot elk or coyotes in the brush and
per person
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