Horseback Riding In Banff National Park

Here is a list of companies offering Horseback Riding In Banff National Park with the packages, rates and other pertinent information. The article lists only day rides. The Outpost at Warden Postand Timberline Tours Ltd also offer overnight (back country) rides in Banff National Park. Holiday on Horseback offers carriage rides and overnight rides.

Horseback riding is a Late spring to Early fall activity. Exact time is weather dependent.


1. Holiday on Horseback (Banff)

Restrictions : Maximum weight limit 250lbs & riders should be older than 6 years.

Pony rides for children ages 3-5yrs of age on a first come first serve basis for $20.00 for 15 minutes.


Warner Stables and the Spray River Corrals.

1. Cookouts

Ride along Sulphur Mountain and along the Bow River to the covered location at 3 Mile Cabin by Sundance Canyon Trail on Horseback or on covered wagon and have Lunch or dinner. Advance reservations necessary.

How much ?

Cowboy Cookout – Dinner:

Horseback : $149
Adult Covered Wagon :$99/person
Youth (4-12yrs) in the Covered Wagon : $84.00 (must be accompanied by an adult)
3 years and under: Free in the wagon with an adult.

Cowboy Cookout – Lunch

Horseback : $139

Adult Covered Wagon :$89/person
Youth (4-12yrs) in the Covered Wagon : $74.00 (must be accompanied by an adult)
3 years and under: Free in the wagon with an adult.

How long ?

Lunch Cookout : Departs at 11:00am, daily.
Dinner Cookout : Departs at 5:00pm, daily;


2. One to three hour Rides

Advance reservations are recommended.

RideTime & DurationCost
Bow River RideApprox. 1 hour, on the hour from 9:00am to 6:00pm daily.$59.00
Sundance Loop RideApprox. 2 hours ; 9.30am, 12.00pm, and 2.30pm daily$109.00
Bow Valley Loop RideApprox. 3 hours ; 9.30am and 1.30pm, daily.$149.00
Spray River RideApprox. 1 hour, On the hour, from 9am – 5pm, daily.$74.00
Sulphur Mountain/Spray River RideApprox. 3 hours ; 9.30am and 2.30pm, daily.$179.00

2. Timberline Tours Ltd (Lake Louise)


Starting from Lake Louise Corral, Behind Deer Lodge. All rides over 1 1/2 hours include half-hour stop at a Teahouse.
Helmets and rain gear available.

How long & How much?

The Ride starts between 9:30am and 10.00am. GST is included in the cost given.

Introductory rides for kids are also available from $15.00

Scenic view of Lake Louise from Lake head1.5 to 2 hours$80.00
Lake Agnes Teahouse3 hours $125.00
Lake Agnes & The Little Beehive3.5 hours $139.00
Plain of Six Glaciers4 hours $145.00
Plain of Six Glaciers via Highline Trail5 hours $169.00
To: Skoki, Baker Lake, Paradise Valley or Both TeahousesFull day$199.00

SkokiI Drop off or Pick up: $199.00

3. Brewster Adventures (Lake Louise)


Brewster Lake Louise Stables.

From May 22nd to mid-October

How much & How long?

Hourly trips are available at $50.00 per person . Rates do not include GST as per website.

RideTime & DurationCost
Destination Lakehead Ride9:30 am, 10:30 am, 1:30 pm, 3:00 pm, and 4:00 pm departures; Approx. 1.5 to 2 hours$94.50
Lake Agnes Tea House9:00 am and 1:00 pm departures; Approx. 3 hours$157.50
Plain of Six Glaciers Tea House9:00 am and 1:00 pm departures; Approx. 4 hours$194.25
Special All Day High LineRide9:00 am; Approx. 6 hours$299.25
Full Day Expedition Ride, Paradise Valley, Giant Steps, Lake Annette and the Horseshoe Glacier.9:00 am; Approx. 6 hours$262.50

The riders should be eight years of age or older and a minimum of 52" tall. The riders should be 10 years or older and should have previous experience for The Plain of Six Glaciers and longer rides.

Please verify rates and hours from the attraction website.

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    1. Carol Singh


      I wanted to make a reservation for 6 people for the 1 hour tour along the bow valley river for July 23rd @ 1 pm.

      Hope to hear from you soon!
      Thank you

      July 11, 2016 at 2:26 PM

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