Guest Ranches & Farm Stays Attractions & Entertainment

You know what they say about all work and no play? That doesn’t apply on a working ranch. Chores like fixing fence, branding cattle and feeding the animals make dinner around the campfire taste extra delicious.

Work light, play hard: A guest ranch – the cushier ranch experience – might include spa services after a multi-day horseback camping trip along pioneer trails. Unplug: Some ranches and farms are out of cell phone range. Sounds like the perfect excuse to become a pro at tossing horsehoes.

Timing: Is your heart’s desire driving cattle out to pasture? The season dictates the ranch work that needs to be done, so plan ahead.

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Rancho Relaxo Resort

Rocky Mountain House, Alberta

Located northeast of Rocky Mountain House, Rancho Relaxo Resort is one of Alberta’s first eco-tourism destination resorts and features renewable energy systems, organic food production, water harvest, food storage, off-grid log cabins, and a plethora of other ideas that helps families move towards self-sufficiency, food security and healthy communities. This beautiful five-acre permaculture demonstration farm creates a friendly, comfortable atmosphere that enhances social interaction, connections with the natural world and confidence. Guided off-site ventures will allow domestic and international explorers to experience all the diverse culture and activities Alberta has to offer, including First Nations ceremonies, access to the Parks, world-class museums and more. Delicious, wholesome meals, using only the highest quality ingredients available, are cooked from scratch fresh every day. Round out the day with a star-filled sky and guitars around the campfire.

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Entrance Ranch

Hinton, Alberta
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Located in the scenic foothills of the Canadian Rockies just 20 minutes from Jasper National park. This rustic ranch setting offers clean non-smoking log cabins and rooms with full kitchen facilities so you can do your own cooking. A peaceful setting within full view of the front ranges of the Rockies you are welcome to come stay and play. Hiking and canoeing can be done at nearby Switzer Provincial Park with a chain of five small lakes.

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Red Lodge Guest Ranch

Bowden, Alberta

Working guest ranch offering working ranch packages any length of stay. Package includes accommodation, meals and all ranch related activities. Airport transfer possible. Facility also includes meeting hall, 17 rustic sleeping cabins, dry camping for RV's, and restaurant open for Sunday brunch only. Indoor riding arena, outdoor riding arena. Offering trailrides, hayrides, ponyrides and sleigh rides. We cater to personal ranch getaways, family reunions, weddings, retreats.

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Romantic Western Getaway

The Rocking R Guest Ranch Romantic Getaway includes 2 nights in a luxurious cabin, daily two-course breakfast, champagne and chocolate dipped strawberries, two 60 minute massage sessions and a four-course "Farm to Fork" dinner and wine served in your cabin. To book this package please call 403-934-6974 or 1-866-746-5075.

Expires: 2020-12-21
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Winter Trail Rides

Embrace the beauty of the winter season on a winter trail ride! Imagine wandering through a magical snow-covered forest looking for animal tracks or cantering through a powdery meadow. Winter is an amazing and unique time to experience horseback riding!

Expires: 2020-02-29
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Winter Wonderland Week Vacation

Enjoy a week of amazing winter experiences at Moose Mountain Horseback Adventures, which is the perfect place to fully immerse yourself in this incredible season! We planned a week long itinerary of exciting winter activities for you to experience. Truly enjoy the beauty that Albertan winters have to offer!

Expires: 2020-03-15
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