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Address: 2500 Palliser Trail, Canmore, Alberta T1W 2T9, Canada
Phone Number: 1 403 678 4171

A horseback riding ranch offering many scenic trails.

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Very relaxing trail ride

Our party of 4 (parents and teen boys) took the 1 hour trail ride and really enjoyed it. We had great views of Canmore and the location and set up could not be more convenient... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Wellesley, Massachusetts
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Wellesley, Massachusetts
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Our party of 4 (parents and teen boys) took the 1 hour trail ride and really enjoyed it. We had great views of Canmore and the location and set up could not be more convenient. The horses were good tempered and docile and the small group (they only take up to 6 in a group) made us feel secure as... More 

Thank Rob2135
Columbia, Missouri
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My husband and I went on a one-hour trail ride at Cross Zee Ranch during our June 2016 honeymoon in Canmore/Banff. Our guide, Jim, was a great leader for the small group we were in. The scenery was gorgeous, and the mountain views from the trail were totally worth taking the chance that it might rain on us. Our trail... More 

Thank EmilyKBD
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10 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This was the first time myself and two kids (12 & 16) have been trail riding and it was a great first experience. The guide was friendly and pointed out some interesting sites along the trail. The horses we rode were excellent, it was obvious that they had been doing this for a long time. We all felt safe on... More 

Thank wlomax
Calgary, Canada
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4 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Guide was nice.Forest pretty but could hear road noise throughout almost the whole ride. Horses were old and plodding. Equipment was worn and ratty. Couldn't take a backpack or even water with us for an over two hour ride. No real mountain views except a couple of peeks thru the trees in a few spots. Not bad or awful. It... More 

Thank Duke20132013
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016 via mobile

While on the ride a dog jumped out of no where we could have been really hurt especially with my 2 year old child.

2 Thank Seashelbs04
Edmonton, Canada
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58 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2015

We had our wedding reception at the Cross Zee Ranch and couldn't have picked a more perfect venue! Totally unique to anything we've ever attended before, it was the perfect location a real down to Earth, 'rustic' type wedding that turned out to be a TON of fun! Brenda and Jim were lovely to deal with the entire night and... More 

Thank Chris D
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46 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
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 

1 Thank Sharon T
Edmonton, Canada
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3 reviews
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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 

1 Thank Kathy_from_Edmonton
Denver, Colorado
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3 reviews
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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 

1 Thank Christina H
Guelph, Ontario
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
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 

2 Thank dlc58

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