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Best Horseback Riding In Alberta

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Earl Hamilton
• Saturday, 07 November, 2020
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Enjoy a true ranch experience centrally located in Wycombe, Alberta, just outside of Red Deer. This location offers wide open spaces for families children, and couples, as well as several breeds of horses suitable for all levels of riders.

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Ride high above Kananaskis Valley on this horseback tour in the Alberta mountains. Along the way, catch spectacular views of the entire area, as you travel into remote arboreal forests and the quiet backcountry with your guides.

Journey into remote arboreal forests and enjoy the serenity of the backcountry with friendly and professional guides. Saddle up for a journey through the celebrated landscape of Ban ff National Park on this guided horseback riding adventure.

Live like a rancher riding through the wilderness during this one-night, two-day guided horseback riding excursion that includes accommodation at a lodge. Saddle-up for a backcountry ride along a trail in view of the Canadian Rocky Mountains and around the Bow River fed by glacial waters.

There’s nothing more romantic than a horse-drawn sleigh ride in the mountains of Ban ff National Park. The open-top sleigh means snowflakes may land gently on you as you ride through the fields just outside the Ban ff town site, so remember to bundle up and your special someone will keep you warm.

Explore the backcountry of the popular Ban ff National Park like few other travelers do, on a three-day, small-group horseback trip. Spot elk, deer, and moose while following the glacier-fed Bow River, with the towering Rocky Mountains all around.

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Relax in comfort at the Sun dance Lodge at night, after huddling around a cozy campfire and swapping stories with your fellow riders. Go back to a simpler time with a 4-hour horseback ride and experience the park at a relaxed pace.

Go back to a simpler time with a 1-hour horseback ride and experience the park at a relaxed pace. Led by your cowboy guide, saddle up and cross through the tranquil Spray River, and get a feel for what it was like for pioneers first settling in this once-wild area.

Saddle up and head out on the Rocky Mountain trails in Ban ff National Park. On this tour, swing into the saddle and trek through the Rocky Mountains scenery on horseback with your guide.

Voyageur Canoe Portion of tour is sold as per family/cohort, minimum 4 adults maximum of 9 participants. Leave civilization far behind and saddle up for a six-day ride through the Canadian Rocky Mountains and along trails during this guided, horseback riding tour.

Ride along the Bow River fed with cool glacial water to your first of two rustic lodge accommodations. Head up the stunning Allen by Pass and be rewarded with aerial views from 8,100 feet (2,468 meters) and enjoy hearty, delicious dinners at the lodge after your rides.

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Trace the paths that the early pioneers rode through Alberta's wild west on this 4-day horseback riding tour along the Erlang Storm Trail. Spend each night in a comfortable lodge, move at a relaxed pace along the trails, and enjoy in-depth commentary on the history and ecosystem of Canada's oldest national park.

Lake Agnes TrailBanff National Park Length: 4.7 mi • Est. The Lake Agnes Trail is an accessible and relatively short hike up to the Lake Agnes Tea House which was built by the Canadian Pacific Railway in 1901 as a refuge for hikers.

The trail has an elevation gain of 1,312 feet and offers fantastic views of the Noah Crags and Lake Louise. The Tea House is a real treat while enjoying views of the lake and is open from early June through October.

Note that there is no garbage/recycling bin at the tea house as the staff are responsible for trekking supplies up and down the mountain. Please do your part to help the staff and keep our parks clean by being prepared to pack out any garbage from your visit.

The trailhead can be accessed from Lake Louise near the Fairmont Château Hotel. NOTE: This trail is not safe for travel in the winter unless you have avalanche training and equipment.

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Kananaskis Country Public Land Use Zone Length: 8.4 mi • Est. If you wish for quiet and tranquil hikes, you should go early or late on weekends or during the week.

This is also a mountain bike loop that will keep riders entertained with a number of switchbacks. Cox Hill RidgeSibbald Lake Provincial Recreation Area Length: 8.3 mi • Est.

Challenging trail leading from Dawson day use area to the top of Cox Hill. Pyramid Lake Loop Jasper National Park Length: 3.5 mi • Est.

At an elevation of approximately 2000 meters (6500 Ft), and 33 kilometers southwest of Jasper, lies the beautiful Ton quin Valley and its majestic Ramparts. As the alp lands (lupine, gentian and heather) are crossed, the serrated Ramparts appear on the horizon, looming larger and higher with every step of the way.

It is used mostly by climbers planning to camp below the peaks at the north end of the Ramparts, especially if assaults are aimed at the 3308 meter (10854 Ft) Mount Sakai. They pass through spectacular scenery and end up at the World Famous Ton quin Valley.

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Elbow-Sheep Wild land Provincial Park Length: 11.3 mi • Est. Saddle up for a journey through the celebrated landscape of Ban ff National Park on this guided horseback riding adventure.

Explore the backcountry of the popular Ban ff National Park like few other travelers do, on a three-day, small-group horseback trip. Spot elk, deer, and moose while following the glacier-fed Bow River, with the towering Rocky Mountains all around.

Relax in comfort at the Sun dance Lodge at night, after huddling around a cozy campfire and swapping stories with your fellow riders. Go back to a simpler time with a 1-hour horseback ride and experience the park at a relaxed pace.

Led by your cowboy guide, saddle up and cross through the tranquil Spray River, and get a feel for what it was like for pioneers first settling in this once-wild area. Live like a rancher riding through the wilderness during this one-night, two-day guided horseback riding excursion that includes accommodation at a lodge.

Saddle-up for a backcountry ride along a trail in view of the Canadian Rocky Mountains and around the Bow River fed by glacial waters. On this tour, swing into the saddle and trek through the Rocky Mountains scenery on horseback with your guide.

horseback riding alltrails
(Source: www.alltrails.com)

Follow rugged trails past dense forests and shimmering lakes, and enjoy a relaxing introduction to the spectacular Ban ff National Park. There’s nothing more romantic than a horse-drawn sleigh ride in the mountains of Ban ff National Park.

The open-top sleigh means snowflakes may land gently on you as you ride through the fields just outside the Ban ff town site, so remember to bundle up and your special someone will keep you warm. Leave civilization far behind and saddle up for a six-day ride through the Canadian Rocky Mountains and along trails during this guided, horseback riding tour.

Ride along the Bow River fed with cool glacial water to your first of two rustic lodge accommodations. Head up the stunning Allen by Pass and be rewarded with aerial views from 8,100 feet (2,468 meters) and enjoy hearty, delicious dinners at the lodge after your rides.

Trace the paths that the early pioneers rode through Alberta's wild west on this 4-day horseback riding tour along the Erlang Storm Trail. Spend each night in a comfortable lodge, move at a relaxed pace along the trails, and enjoy in-depth commentary on the history and ecosystem of Canada's oldest national park.

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