Prepare for a rustic Alberta mountain adventure with this guided, full-day horseback trail ride at Boundary Ranch in Kananaskis. Discover the breathtaking scenery of the Kananaskis Valley while journeying into remote boreal forests ... More info ›
Prepare for a rustic Alberta mountain adventure with this guided, full-day horseback trail ride at Boundary Ranch in Kananaskis. Discover the breathtaking scenery of the Kananaskis Valley while journeying into remote boreal forests. Enjoy the serenity of the backcountry with a professional tour guide leading the way. Trail rides are suitable for riders of any level and no previous horseback riding experience is required. Please note: a minimum of four people is required per booking.
Enjoy a scenic ride on horseback through the breathtaking front range of the Canadian Rocky Mountains. The trails through the backcountry surrounding Boundary Ranch are some of the most picturesque in Alberta, providing captivating views of the rolling terrain, wooded expanses, and the peaks of the Kananaskis Mountain Range.
The guides will begin by matching guests with one of the safe and reliable horses. These animals are sturdy, experienced, and delighted to connect with riders and show off their mountain home. Before heading out of the corral, the guides will provide instruction through a brief orientation to horses and trail riding, and happily answer any questions. Each trip is guided by qualified staff and limited to a walking pace for optimal safety and comfort.
The full-day Kananaskis Adventure ride departs promptly at 9am in order to maximize time on the trail. Discover the fresh sights, sounds, and smells of a Kananaskis morning while riding along the banks of the Even-Thomas. A delectable lunch is packed in saddle bags to be enjoyed while relaxing beside a mountain stream. There will be time to stretch before setting off for the afternoon.
Back in the saddle, explore creeks, forests, and mountain trails that wind through alpine passes with breathtaking views. Be sure a camera is handy to capture the spectacular surroundings and any wildlife in their natural habitat. Upon returning to the ranch, enjoy a cold drink and a snack on the patio while comparing stories with fellow adventurers.
Riding through the landscape allows for exploration of remote areas, for spectacular panoramic photos, as well as the opportunity to see deer, moose, elk, and other wildlife native to the area. Trail rides operate seasonally from May to October.