Sulphur Mountain Ride

Horseback Riding

Banff Trail Riders

A taste of the backcountry. Start in Banff and climb up Sulphur Mountain, past Rimrock Resort Hotel and underneath the gondola to approximately 2/3rds up Sulphur mountain. Other highlights include Return views of Rundle Mountain, crossing the Spray River, the Banff Springs Golf Course and Bow Falls.

What you can expect

Please arrive to Banff Springs Corrals 30 mins prior to scheduled departure.

Departing from the Banff Springs Corrals, you’ll ride along the base of Mount Rundle, passing the fairways of the Fairmont Banff Springs Golf Course. From the trailhead you will climb 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 wooded trails before you begin to descend. In the valley, you will cross the Spray River and follow the base of Mt. Rundle back to the Spray River Corral.


3-3.5 hrs


  • Closed toe shoes
  • Long pants
  • Dress for the weather
  • Don't forget your camera
  • Helmets not mandatory but available for rent at first come first serve basis if desired

Weather requirements

  • Dress appropriately for that days weather


  • Explore Banff National Park on horseback
  • A friendly horse for every rider
  • Lead and tail cowboys to guide your ride
  • Visit a famous landmark hotel
  • Cross the tumbling Spray River
  • Witness the breathtaking Bow Falls
  • Get a birds eye view of both the towns of Banff and Canmore


  • DAILY morning and afternoon departures

Meet location

Tour departs from Spray River Corrals

Driving directions

  • From the Trans Canada Highway drive along Banff Avenue to Downtown. Continue south along Banff Avenue to the Bow River Bridge, and drive across. At the T intersection take a left turn towards the Banff Springs Hotel along Spray Avenue. Drive along Spray Avenue for a few minutes (1km) and you will see on your left side a sign for horse rides with a parking area.



  • Minimum age: 8 yrs
  • Maximum weight: 250lbs
  • Please note that children will not be paired with an adult - they must ride their own horse
  • Anyone who is 15 years old or under must have someone who is 18 years or older with them

Cancellation / Refund

  • 100% Refundable with 48 hours or greater notice prior to the listed tour time
  • 100% Non Refundable within 48 hours
  • NO SHOW’S are 100% Non Refundable

When can I book this activity?

Available dates

Available days and times

You can book this activity at the following times:


Number of guests allowed

No limit on guests number

Minimum time to book before

2 hours


  • All pricing per person
  • All prices quoted are based on current 2017 rates and may be subject to change for the 2018 season

Regular rate

Adult (aged 16 – 80) $179.00 CAD
Youth (aged 9 – 15) $179.00 CAD

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