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Address: 2500 Palliser Trail, Canmore, Alberta T1W 2T9, Canada
Phone Number: 1 403 678 4171
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Description: A horseback riding ranch offering many scenic trails.

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Wonderful trail ride.

My daughter & I went for a 2 hour horseback ride during our vacation to Canmore. The young lady who was our guide was terrific and very helpful. The horses were great and easy... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 6, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

My daughter & I went for a 2 hour horseback ride during our vacation to Canmore. The young lady who was our guide was terrific and very helpful. The horses were great and easy to ride. We took a beautiful trail around the mountain and were shown a Coyote den, Fuzzy forest and where a bear had scratched a tree... More 

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Edmonton, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

In July 2014 my husband and I hosted our thirtieth anniversary party at the Cross Zee Ranch. We wanted a venue that celebrated the West and the Rockies. We got all of that and more. Our party venue was the Doughnut, which was a perfect size for our attendees. The views from the room were spectacular. We chose an informal... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

I absolutely loved the fact that I was able to explore Canmore on the back of a horse and it was just so quiet and beautiful and amazing. I was in love with the horse and I was a little bit concerned about the price, but I think it was worth it because of the beautiful scenery. You have to... More 

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Guelph, Ontario
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

What a wonderful experience at Cross Zee. We were very happy from beginning to end with the professional but personal way that this operation is run. From booking through the ride everything was great. The awe inspiring location cannot be beat. The ride goes up the side of the mountain through beautiful forests. The views are breath taking. The horses... More 

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Joussard
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2013

A trip to Canmore will always include a horseback ride, as long as our girls are with us. Krista was an amazing leader with so much knowledge. We were fortunate enough for the three of us to get her all to ourselves! They have maximum 6 riders, which is optimal. We have been on several other horseback riding excursions where... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2013

I went riding with a friend on a Sunday and it was fabulous. The trail was gorgeous! It's not very often you get to take a beautiful ride through the trees, hills and mountains. Our trial guide, Christa was great. She was very knowledgeable about the horses and the environment. Not one of our questions went unanswered. They were very... More 

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Goderich, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2013 via mobile

While staying in Canmore I was looking for a ranch for trail riding with my girls aged 9 and 12. Cross Zee appealed to me because it seemed like a smaller and less busy operation. I was not disappointed! Our guide Krista was wonderful; so great with my daughters. She told us things about the vegetation and animals in the... More 

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Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2012

My son and I recently visited the ranch and had a very enjoyable afternoon ride. The scenery was great and as an owner of horses myself I found the horses provided were well behaved and sure footed as the trails are sometimes narrow and steep. Great ride for those who enjoy trail riding at a leisurely pace.

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Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2012

We booked a one hour trail ride with Cross Zee while we were staying in Canmore. The staff were really friendly and helpful, and it is a much smaller operation than some of the trail ride companies, so it turns out it was just our family and the guide. The horses were well behaved and well cared for. We were... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2012 via mobile

Cross Zee riding - horses excellent, Jim led us on a forest trail in our first visit, bear clawmarks on trees! Our second visit was led by the delightful Tara, on a ridge ride. Definitely a must do.

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