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Address: 2500 Palliser Trail, Canmore, Alberta T1W 3E7, Canada
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+1 403-678-4171

A horseback riding ranch offering many scenic trails.

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The people who run this ranch are very friendly. The horses are calm and well behaved. We did the 2 hour trail ride and it was a great introduction to our vacation. I haven't been... read more

Reviewed 13 September 2016
Newmarket, Canada
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Newmarket, Canada
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16 reviews
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Reviewed 13 September 2016

The people who run this ranch are very friendly. The horses are calm and well behaved. We did the 2 hour trail ride and it was a great introduction to our vacation. I haven't been on a horse for over 20 years but felt completely relaxed and in good hands. It was actually a staff member who recommended the hike... More 

1 Thank ExBrit62
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Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

We have gone on several trail rides in Manitoba and Alberta. My husband 11 year old daughter and I really enjoyed this ride. Wylie our guide was a pleasure to to talk with and get to know. The horses were very calm and well trained , and listened to the reigns. The trail takes you through the bush mostly of... More 

2 Thank Eileen K
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Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

Wylie was our guide. He,s very good with the horses and riders. Very professional and great trail horses. We did the two hours trip. Thanks Wylie.

1 Thank Trent E
Takoma Park, Maryland
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9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 21 August 2016

We took a two hour trail ride with Jim who was very knowledgeable about the area. They limit the rides to groups of 6 people so it is a nice a way to spend a few hours in Canmore.

1 Thank catitaf2016
Timmins, Canada
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36 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 August 2016

We took the 2 hour trail ride through the fuzzy forest, we really enjoyed it we also had great views of Canmore! Our guide Wylie was really great, made us feel comfortable. It was nice being a small group of 3 girls, we felt secure! The horses were good and they are well taken care of.

3 Thank Robyn D
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4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 27 July 2016

Horses were very well trained. A family owned business. Our guide kept us all calm when we had an unexpected wildlife visitor. Was very helpful when the horses got spooked. Would definitely recommend!

2 Thank Amber B
Wellesley, Massachusetts
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 25 July 2016

Our party of 4 (parents and teen boys) took the 1 hour trail ride and really enjoyed it. We had great views of Canmore and the location and set up could not be more convenient. The horses were good tempered and docile and the small group (they only take up to 6 in a group) made us feel secure as... More 

1 Thank Rob2135
Columbia, Missouri
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 21 July 2016

My husband and I went on a one-hour trail ride at Cross Zee Ranch during our June 2016 honeymoon in Canmore/Banff. Our guide, Jim, was a great leader for the small group we were in. The scenery was gorgeous, and the mountain views from the trail were totally worth taking the chance that it might rain on us. Our trail... More 

3 Thank EmilyKBD
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33 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 July 2016

This was the first time myself and two kids (12 & 16) have been trail riding and it was a great first experience. The guide was friendly and pointed out some interesting sites along the trail. The horses we rode were excellent, it was obvious that they had been doing this for a long time. We all felt safe on... More 

2 Thank wlomax
Calgary, Canada
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3 reviews
Reviewed 9 July 2016

Guide was nice.Forest pretty but could hear road noise throughout almost the whole ride. Horses were old and plodding. Equipment was worn and ratty. Couldn't take a backpack or even water with us for an over two hour ride. No real mountain views except a couple of peeks thru the trees in a few spots. Not bad or awful. It... More 

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