Banff National Park on Horseback

Horseback Riding: Experience the Scenic Canadian Rockies the Traditional Way

Horseback riding in Banff National Park in the Canadian Rockies.Horses are an important part of the history, not just of Banff and Banff National Park, but all of Western Canada and the Canadian Rockies. While horses aren’t the primary means of transportation anymore as they were centuries ago, it remains one of the most popular ways to enjoy the scenic splendor to be found around Banff town.

There are several types of horseback trips to choose from.

Banff TravelLocal rides usually last between 1 and 3 hours; here are a few favorites among others:

  • Spray River
  • Sundance Loop
  • Bow River
  • Mount Rundle rides

There are also overnight excursions with lodge accommodations lasting between 2 and 6 days; overnight camping/or tent excursions lasting between 2 and 6 days; and 6-day expeditions into more remote areas of Banff National Park.

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To arrange an outing on horseback, please contact Banff Travel.

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Bison Courtyard
Banff, Alberta


Canadian Rockies Lodges & Inns

Sunwapta Falls Rocky Mountain Lodge
Get great deals on lodging in our newly renovated rooms & cabins surrounded by Jasper scenery.

Johnston Canyon
The Johnston Canyon Resort is the best way to enjoy the breathtaking beauty of the Canadian Rockies in beautiful Alberta.

Mount Robson Inn
A Jasper hotel offering family friendly accommodations in the Canadian Rockies with landscapes that will capture your heart.

Mountaineer Lodge
Comfortable lodge located in Lake Louise, nestled in a pine forest with tremendous views of Mount Temple and its summit glacier.


Canadian Rockies Activities

Banff Backpacking & Mountaineering
We are the premier provider of trekking, mountaineering, and rock climbing in the Canadian Rockies.

Banff ATV Tours & Zipling
Experience the beauty of the Canadian Rockies on an ATV Tour. Or have fun Ziplining in Banff, Alberta!

Winter Icewalk Tours
in Jasper, Alberta

Join us on the three-hour Maligne Canyon Icewalk, where you will discover frozen waterfalls & elaborate ice caves!

Whitewater Rafting in Jasper, Alberta
Raft the exciting Sunwapta or the Athabasca River, or try the Fraser River in B.C. Raft Jasper!

Raft the Kicking Horse
in Banff, Alberta

The Kicking Horse River is one of the best
known for rafting tours...

White Water Rafting in
the Canadian Rockies

Experience whitewater adventure in the Canadian Rockies...

Golf Banff
Golf Jasper
The best & most beautiful golf courses in the Canadian Rockies...

Canadian Rockies
Golf Guide

Golf BC, Jasper, Banff and the beautiful Canadian Rockies....