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The Trail Riders of the Canadian Rockies

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Waterton Lakes National Park, Alberta, Canada
+1 844-560-5522
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Trip of a lifetime

This trip was a dream come true. My friend and I spent a lot of time planning and preparing for... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
A J
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Italian Alps, Italy
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A wonderful week!

The whole experience far surpassed my expectations: the scenery was spectacular; the horses were... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
wils0n17
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Oshawa, Canada
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The Trail Riders of the Canadian Rockies is a non-profit organization celebrating 93 years of taking people into the backcountry of Canada's majestic mountain National Parks. Many guests return yearly.
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Waterton Lakes National Park, Alberta, Canada
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This trip was a dream come true. My friend and I spent a lot of time planning and preparing for this adventure, and we're so happy that we finally did it. We slept in TeePees (giggling like kids) and showered 'rough' outdoors. (Does it count...More

Thank A J
Management response:Responded 3 weeks ago

, General Manager at The Trail Riders of the Canadian Rockies, responded to this review, 28 Aug 2017 Many thanks for your WONDERFUL review! It was a joy to have you visiting our country and glad that our "Alberta hospitality" lived up to its name....More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The whole experience far surpassed my expectations: the scenery was spectacular; the horses were steadfast and well cared for; the other riders were lots of fun and full of enthusiasm; the Emcee, trail leaders, and guest speakers were very knowledgeable; the food was great; the...More

Thank wils0n17
Management response:Responded 4 weeks ago

Our goal is to "surpass expectations!" I am so glad that we did. :) It is our brand of Alberta western hospitality and culture; cowboy style..... See you next summer for "the best vacation of your life...."

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My first time in Canada first time horse riding as well, but what an amazing experience! I was with a small group of wonderful ladies and our MCee Larry had charm and patience. My friend & I chose to sleep in the TeePee but tents...More

Thank moonsy
Management response:Responded 4 weeks ago

Thank-you for your kinds words.... I am so glad that you enjoyed your trip with us. You certainly timed it right with great weather and a smaller group. Next year, you will be able to ride to different areas in Waterton and then in 2019,...More

Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

5 days of riding wonderfully trained horses, Sleeping on cots in a tipi, scrumptious food, fantastic evening entertainment couldn't ask for a more awesome adventure. Leave the city and stress behind, come on a ride with this great club!More

Thank T3505NWpatrickm
Management response:Responded 4 weeks ago

General Manager at The Trail Riders of the Canadian Rockies, responded to this review, 20 Aug 2017 Leaving stress behind and escaping our busy world is one of the many benefits of a ride with the TRCR. We do the work, and you sit back...More

Reviewed 17 August 2017

My experience with the TRCR is one that I will never forget. I was given a special gift to go horseback riding, and I could not refuse. I had very little experience, and found myself searching 'google' for riding hints. I even took a few...More

1  Thank fi0nagt
Management response:Responded 4 weeks ago

General Manager at The Trail Riders of the Canadian Rockies, responded to this review, 20 Aug 2017 Over the years our demographics have changed and we now have many seniors with us each year (our oldest this summer was 87!). We can handle anyones riding...More

Reviewed 17 August 2017

Just as our photographs couldn't capture the majesty of the mountains through which we rode, it's impossible to adequately describe the TRCR experience in a "snapshot" review. In July of 2017, after much anticipation, I rode with my two sisters on a six-day adventure. The...More

Thank Joan V
Management response:Responded 4 weeks ago

, General Manager at The Trail Riders of the Canadian Rockies, responded to this review, 20 Aug 2017 Dear Joan: It was a joy to have you and your sisters with us. I am so glad that you felt at ease with us. We do...More

Reviewed 11 August 2017

This was our 2nd year joining the TRCR. The magic continued with views of mountains, lakes, streams, wildlife and meadows full of wild flowers. The rides were challenging but only if you chose this route. Other riding options were always available. The horses were sturdy...More

Thank June J
Management response:Responded 4 weeks ago

, General Manager at The Trail Riders of the Canadian Rockies, responded to this review, 16 Aug 2017 Dear June: Great to have you and your husband back for a second year! The TRCR is about an experience as opposed to a "vacation package." There...More

Reviewed 10 August 2017

We recently completed a 4 day riding trip with TRCR and it was truly wonderful. We did a lot of research prior to the trip and TRCR continued to come up as a possibility because of the testimonials and pictures on the website. But none...More

1  Thank david t
Management response:Responded 4 weeks ago

, General Manager at The Trail Riders of the Canadian Rockies, responded to this review, 16 Aug 2017 Dear David: Do you think you said enough??? LOL LOL :) :) Many thanks for your review. Nothing gives us more pleasure than to take people like...More

Reviewed 8 August 2017

Everything the others reviews said is absolutely true My husband, 11-year-old and I took a six-day trip with TRCR in July. It was a fantastic experience loved by all of us. I would go back tomorrow. Must say, I wasn't prepared for how rustic it...More

1  Thank 250waa
Management response:Responded 16 August 2017

Thank-you for your review. We do have running water; from the hot water cistern to your wash basin! LOL It is rustic and comforatable for a reason, "it is all part of the true western experince!" :) Glad you enoyed it and thanks for participating...More

Reviewed 4 August 2017

This was a fantastic time and life changing experience. Neither of us had done anything like this before so we didn't know what to expect. No matter what you expect based on the pictures you see here or on their website it doesn't do justice...More

1  Thank JimandMelissaB
Management response:Responded 16 August 2017

Thank-you for your kind remarks.... We do try to give people "the best vacation of their life" and I guess we succeeded with you! After 94 years, we kinda figure that we have a unique and special experience! It is very satisfying for me personally...More

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David P
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Weather is unpredictable in Alberta 12 months of the year. In July, hot 80+ F, sunny and dry; no humidity. It could rain, and it is a lot cooler here than Singapore which I have been. About 1/3 of our guests are solo. Email... More
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