TRAIL RIDES and ADVENTURES

GENERAL INFORMATION

 

Adventures In Kananaskis Country Of The Alberta Canadian Rockies!

Trail Rides and Adventures

Adventures at Boundary Ranch in the Canadian Rockies Include Trail Riding, White Water Rafting, Dog Sledding and Pack Trips

  • We also work with some other great adventure companies in the area through Adventure Hub.
  • Spectacular and scenic trails in Alberta are right here for all to enjoy
  • The trails provide great scenic shots as well as the opportunity of spotting deer, moose, elk and other wildlife
  • A lifetime experience of amazing memories you will remember forever!

 

Located perfectly in the middle between the BIG city, Calgary and beautiful Banff! We are in the heart of the Kananaskis Valley, surrounded by the towering peaks of the Kananaskis Rocky Mountain Range in the breathtaking Canadian Rockies

 

  • Trips are suitable for novices to experienced riders
  • All Trail Rides and Adventures are led by trained and experienced guides
  • Trail rides are at a walking pace, allowing safe riding and an opportunity to enjoy the incredible country you travel through

 

The Western Entertainment Centre open year round includes banquet facilities, meeting rooms and gift shop; seasonally we offer Trail Riding, Pack Trips and Caribou Cafe.

Approximate Driving Time from:

  • Banff = 51 minutes
  • Calgary (downtown) = one hour and 10 minutes
  • Canmore = 35 minutes
  • Cochrane = 55 minutes
  • Lake Louise = one hour and 23 minutes
  • Longview = one hour and 40 minutes
  • Okotoks:
  • two hours and 15 minutes via Longview
  • two hours and ten minutes via Priddis and Bragg Creek

 

For detailed Location & Directions information, click here

 

TRAIL RIDES AND ADVENTURE ACTIVITIES 

    • Boundary Ranch operates year round, but trail riding and some activities operate seasonally.
    • The advertised length of each ride or adventure is approximate.
    • No previous experience required.
    • Children 17 years of age and younger must be accompanied by their parent or legal guardian.
    • A Waiver of Liability must be signed by each guest prior to participating in any Trail Ride or Adventure Activity.  Please request rafting or dogsledding waivers if required.
    • Minors 17 years of age and under must have their parent or legal guardian sign on their behalf.
    • All dogsled excursions are facilitated by experienced staff.

 

TRAIL RIDES ONLY:

    • Suitable for guests aged six (6) years and older.
    • All trail rides are guided by experienced staff.
    • All trail rides are kept at a walking pace for your comfort and safety.
    • One rider per horse.
    • We don’t recommend riding during pregnancy.
    • Maximum weight and height restrictions do apply. If you have concerns, please call to confirm.
    • Guests are welcome to bring cameras on trail rides; we strongly recommend cameras/cell phones are secured with a wrist or neck strap.
    • Please note that for safety reasons items such as backpacks, purses, water bottles, or selfie sticks are not permitted on or near the horses.
    • Cell phones must be on silent as a safety precaution.
    • Helmets are not mandatory but recommended for all trail riders.
      • Boundary Ranch offers certified equestrian helmets for rent.
      • Bicycle helmets can be worn.

 

RAFTING ONLY:

  • All raft trips are guided by certified and experienced staff.
  • Participants must be a minimum of 45 pounds or 20.5 kilograms
  • Five (5) years of age or older.
  • All proper safety equipment will be provided.

 

 

GROUP POLICY: 

  • For groups of 10 guests or more, please contact us directly for Reservations
  • There will be an 8% activity service charge applied
  • Ask us about group activities and meals and how we can customize a package for your visit

 

 

RESERVATIONS 

  • Advance Reservations are required to be made for all activities at Boundary Ranch
  • Some activity selections require a minimum number of participants; If you do not have enough people to book a minimum, please call us to see if we already have the adventure booked and you can join in
  • Please book in advance, click “RESERVE NOW”
  • Call us: 403-591-7171 or 1-877-591-7177
  • Email: info@boundaryranch.com
  • Info Request General Inquiry Page 

 

 

  PAYMENT INFO

  • We accept Cash, Debit (Interac) and the following Credit Cards: AMEX, MasterCard and Visa
  • All prices are subject to 5% GST (General Sales Tax)
  • Gratuities (tips) are not included but customary in Canada. If you enjoy your ride or adventure, we greatly appreciate you tipping your guide or coordinator
  • Credit Card Authorization

 

 

CANCELLATION POLICIES:

Trail Rides, Surf and Saddle and Dog Sledding Adventures

  • are reserved and pre-paid in advance
  • non-refundable
  • If Boundary Ranch decides to cancel a ride, you will be offered a Rain Check or a full refund

 

 

IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR PREPARING FOR TRAIL RIDES:  

  • Guests should arrive 30 minutes prior to the scheduled departure time of the ride
  • Guests must check-in with Boundary Ranch staff to complete waivers and receive a briefing before the ride departs
  • Guests arriving late and without adequate time for this important information, risk exclusion from the ride
    • Should you be running late or get lost
    • please call before you get on Highway 40 as there are sections without cell coverage
  • For personal comfort, check the weather forecast to be prepared 
  • Riding Attire:
    • long pants, comfortable and ideally loose-fitting but not too baggy (no shorts or capri pants); Jeans are best
    • closed-toed shoes with a firm sole; ideally a boot with a small heel (not more than one inch)
      • (note that open-toed footwear, sandals, crocs, or high heels will not be permitted)
    • a sweater or light jacket
    • Hats (tight fitting – ball cap or cowboy); Protection from the sun, wind, cold, rain or snow
    • Gloves for holding reins properly
    • Scarf (recommended for early or late season rides)
    • Long underwear, may make your ride more comfortable for early spring and late fall rides
    • For your comfort, dress for the weather as rides depart rain, snow or shine
    • Boundary Ranch has rain ponchos for rent in case of inclement weather

 

 

IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR PREPARING FOR WHITE WATER RAFTING and SURF AND SADDLE:   

  • If you are trail riding too, please refer to the above
  • Guests should arrive 30 minutes prior to the scheduled departure time of the trip
  • Guests must check-in with staff to complete waivers and receive a briefing before the trip departs
  • Guests arriving late and without adequate time for this important information risk exclusion from the activity
    • Should you be running late or get lost
    • please call before you get on Highway 40 as there are sections without cell coverage
  • White Water Rafting Attire:
    • bathing suit (or T-shirt and shorts)
    • towels
    • running shoes/sport sandals that can (and will) get wet
    • dry change of warm clothes
    • fleece jacket or sweater

 

 

IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR PREPARING FOR DOG SLEDDING:

  • Guests should arrive 30 minutes prior to the scheduled departure time of the trip
  • Guests must check-in with staff to complete waivers and receive a briefing before the trip departs.
  • Guests arriving late and without adequate time for this important information risk exclusion from the activity
    • Should you be running late or get lost
      • please call before you get on Highway 40 as there are sections without cell coverage
    • Dog Sledding Attire:
      • Winter outerwear; dress in layers (4-5 works well) so that you can adjust if you become hot or cold
        • ideally wool or synthetic material such as fleece, poly-pro, or gore-tex (cotton will not keep you warm)
        • Dog sledding is an activity that can get you sweating and keep you warm, even in winter temperatures
        • Keep in mind that in very cold temperatures it is more difficult to stay warm, and layers trap the heat close to your body
        • In more mild temperatures you will need layers to remove as you heat up; if you get too warm/sweaty, you will eventually get very cold
        • If you do not have winter clothing, please contact us and we will do our best to source attire for you
      • Mittens to keep your hands warm in temperatures from -1o C to -20o C
      • A good winter hat/toque, balaclavas and scarfs are good ideas too
        • especially if its windy and/or you have a low collar
      • Sunglasses or ski goggles (even on cloudy days)
      • Winter boots – ideally water resistant, lined, and with a rating for at least -20C
        • running shoes will not be permitted
      • Two pairs of socks, ideally wool or synthetic material such as poly-pro or gore-tex (cotton will not keep you warm)
      • Sun Block of at least SPF 30
      • Lip Balm

 

 

PACK TRIPS 

Join us for an unforgettable journey into the heart of the Canadian Rockies!

Are you comfortable in the saddle and looking for a rustic retreat or memorable adventure?

Whether you are looking for a short two day sampler or a longer expedition, the spectacular mountain views, fresh air and tranquility are sure to inspire you

Boundary Ranch offers Pack Trips into the wilderness of Kananaskis Country

 

 

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