Banff Horseback Rides

If you want to go riding just for the day or a few hours, 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.

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Trail rides are perfect for:

  • Young children, families or anyone who wants to try horseback riding
  • Travellers who would rather ride in a wagon than on horseback
  • Want to combine an activity and meal break to make the most of their day
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
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
Most Popular

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
Horseback Ride Spray River 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 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 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
Horseback Ride Fall Banff Trail Riders
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
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