Warner Guiding and Outfitting, Ltd. - Guiding for 49 years in Canada's Banff, Alberta, Canada
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Whether you're able to join us for a hour or for a day, we have trail rides to suit your needs. Mount up for a scenic ride along the Bow River or head down the Spray River Valley. Our Western Cookouts are a great activity for families, groups and corporate. Be sure to ask about our group rates. No matter which ride you choose, don't forget your camera!

An experienced photographer from Peak Photography will snap your picture on your mount as you head out for your ride and will have them available for you to purchase when you return. An inexpensive memento from a professional point of view!

With over 300 horses we can accommodate any rider level, from novice to advanced. Riding instructions are given and feel free to ask your guide any questions. Reservations can be made over the phone, through our online reservation form, or at the Trail Rider Store, 132 Banff Avenue. While you're there, check out our collection of cowboy boots and hats for the whole family and take home a little piece of the old west.

For all rides that involve meals, please notify us at time of booking of any food allergies or dietary considerations.

Please note that our maximum weight limit is 250lbs. The youngest rider we can accommodate on a trail ride is 6 yrs old.

Click here for a map to Warner Stables and the Spray River Corrals.

Trail Rides - 1 to 7 hours

Mount up for a trail ride for an hour, 2 hours, 3 hours or 7 hours. Just the right amount of time to fit into you busy day!

Departing from Warner Stables

Bow River Ride

Approximately 1 hour

Let us guide you pass the natural sulphur hot springs flowing from the Cave & Basin- the original historic hot springs. The trail loops around the marsh following the Bow River back to Warner Stables.
This ride departs on the hour from 9:00am to 6:00pm daily.
$46.00CDN per person plus 5% GST

Sundance Loop Ride

Approximately 2 hours

Departing from Warner Stables, our cowboys will lead you pass the natural sulphur hot springs flowing from the Cave & Basin and along the Bow River. Fantastic scenery surrounds as you climb up Sulphur Mountain around the Windy Knoll viewpoint. The ride loops around the marsh, following the Bow River, bringing you back to Warner Stables.
This ride departs at 10:00am, 12:00pm, 2:00pm, and 4:00pm daily.
$83.00CDN per person plus 5% GST.

Bow Valley Loop Ride

Approximately 3 hours

Majestic landscapes await you on the Bow Valley Loop ride. This ride offers the greatest variety of scenery; it travels through the Cave & Basin area and along the Sundance Canyon Trail to a thick, lush forest. You'll spend approximately 45 minutes riding through the tranquility of the woods, where we often spot wildlife. Continue your ride around the Windy Knoll as you climb Sulphur Mountain for spectacular views of the Bow Valley. Follow the Bow River back to Warner Stables.
This ride departs at 9:00am and 1:00pm daily.
$113.00 CDN per person plus 5% GST.

Departing from the Spray River Corrals

Spray River Ride

Approximately 1 hour

Departing from the Spray River Corral, our guides will lead you past the Bow Falls, where you cross through the Spray River. Continue along the edge of the Fairmont Banff Springs Golf Course, and cross through the waters once more. A partial climb up Sulphur Mountain brings you through a wooded residential area and back to the corrals.
This ride departs on the hour from 9:00am to 5:00pm daily.
$54.00CDN per person plus 5% GST.

Sulphur Mountain/Spray River Ride

Approximately 3 hours

For those of you looking for a half-day ride that gives you a small glimpse of the Banff National Park backcountry. This ride starts along the streets of Banff to a trailhead where you start your climb up Sulphur Mountain. Ride past the world famous Rimrock Resort Hotel and underneath the gondola. You will climb two thirds of the way up Sulphur Mountain along winding, wooded trails before you begin to descend. In the valley, you will cross the Spray River and follow the base of Mt. Rundle. Continue along the edge of the Fairmont Banff Springs Golf Course to the Bow Falls where you will cross the Spray River once more. The ride comes to a close back at the Spray River Corral.
This ride departs at 9:00am and 2:00pm daily.
$131.00CDN per person plus 5% GST.

Explorer Day Ride

Approximately 7 hours

Our most popular and scenic trail ride through the Spray River Valley. Join us for a chance to capture panoramic views of the valley from Sulphur Mountain. While lunch is being prepared western style, take the opportunity to explore the banks of the Spray River. On the homeward trek you will ride along the base of Mt. Rundle, offering unique views of the Spray River. Departs 7 days a week, advance reservations required.

BBQ Steak
Baked Beans
Salads, Rolls
Fresh Fruit, Sweets
Coffee, Juice

Time: 9:30am – 4:30pm
Cost: $218.00CDN per person plus 5% GST

Pony Leads

For children ages 3-5yrs of age we offer pony leads from either location on a first come first serve basis.
$20.00 CND for 15 minutes.

Please call our office at 800-661-8352 for reservations within 24 hours. Advance reservations recommended for the above trail rides.

Group Discounts

We are happy to offer a group discount of 10% for groups of 10 or more if full payment is received at time of booking in one lump sum. All group reservations depend on availability and we highly recommend booking your group activity in advance. There is a 12 hour cancellation period for groups.

Cancellation Policies

No cancellation fees for riders under 10pax for any of the hourly trail rides. For Groups who cancel within the 12 hour cancellation period, a fee of 10% of the total ride cost is withheld.

Guiding for 46 years in Banff National Park

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