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The Wild Side
ranches, horseback, and trail riding vacations
in British Columbia..
Columbia is a beautiful province to explore on horseback. Why
not explore it with your friends or your family at a western
guest ranch or with a trail riding outfitter in the mountains,
plains, or central regions.
British Columbia's guest ranches invite you to get some boots
and chaps and join the fun at an authentic western ranch. Most
of these ranches have riding activities for the whole family
to enjoy and many also offer fishing, hiking,
activity programs, and beaches or watersports.
day rides to expedition-style trips you can discover
British Columbia like you've never seen it before..
You can learn more about BC ranches and trail riding
outfitters by clicking on the individual outfitter
below for details and rates information.
The location of each outfitter is shown for your convenience.
- B.C. Rockies
A peaceful and quiet retreat in the Majestic Canadian Rockies of British Columbia right on the edge of wilderness. Stay in our comfortable 1 and 3 bedroom cottages with kitchenettes, lodge rooms, or teepees in a beautiful setting. Experience the beauty of our natural pond, trails to the river, abundant wildlife and the spectacular views. Savour our excellent European cooking, with vegetarian meals available on request. Horseback riding on site. Canoe and mountain bike rental. Lots of activities nearby. Close to 6 National Mountain Parks. We are a “Green” Lodge – Committed to Help Save Our Planet
Don't miss a self-guided trip in the Columbia River Wetlands, 180 km from its source at Columbia Lake to Donald (north of Golden), embedded between the Rocky Mountains and the Purcell Range. Trips: 2 hours, half day, full day, up to 5 days or more. A good basic canoeing knowledge required.
- Thompson - Okanagan
Lake Fishing Resort is nestled on the edge of
the Nehalliston Plateau overlooking the scenic
North Thompson Valley and the friendly little
town of Clearwater. The resort is ideal for
rainbow trout fishing enthusiasts, family vacations,
or quiet retreats. The majestic mountains of
Wells Gray Park serve as a picturesque backdrop
provide a relaxing vacation getaway. - self
The Western Weekend: Spend day one floating
around the lake, relaxing, and trying to catch
supper. On day 2 you're riding a horse through
some of the most beautiful country in British
Columbia, with the chance of spotting some wildlife.
Day 3 may include a wilderness hike, or a trip
through world famous Wells Gray Park.
La Hache -
Caribou - Chilcotin
Lodge is a wilderness resort on beautiful Spout
Lake in the heart of the Cariboo Country offering
untouched nature as far as you can see. The
generously designed property includes the main
Lodge eight deluxe cabins, one rustic cabin
as well as two guestrooms, the "Pilot Bar"
and staff accommodation.
Horse back riding is one of the main activities
with experienced guides and trips for the beginner
or an expert. A standard tour will take some
2 - 3 hours and allows having a wonderful view
on Spout Lake and is surrounding area. A very
special experience is a one- or two-day trip.
Louis Creek Valley - Vancouver & The Mountains
Tod Mountain Ranch is an adult-oriented guest ranch offering horseback riding vacations to guests from all around the globe who share a love of horses and adventure in the great outdoors. Hidden in the Louis Creek Valley just 45 minutes North of Kamloops, this ranch is small and exclusive offering a relaxing, tranquil, adult-oriented environment.
Our riding holidays are all inclusive so guests don’t have to worry about anything once they get here. We take care of everything. We ride in almost 30,000 hectares of mountain trails, forest and alpine that surrounds the ranch and is home to bear, deer, moose, coyote and cougar. We regularly see hawks and bald eagles flying overhead and have seen tracks for raccoons, badgers, lynx and a host of other creatures big and small.
Whether you’re traveling alone, with a partner or a group of friends, this small yet upscale ranch offers stunning views, great food, good company and a peaceful, calm environment to relax, unwind and forget about the stresses of the real world.
British Columbia's adventure guide offers
province wide outdoor adventures.
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