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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Schott's Lake RV & Guest Ranch

Bearberry, Alberta
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Schott's Lake RV & Guest Ranch is an oasis away from life's hectic pace. Located in the foothills of the beautiful Canadian Rockies, this 160 acre sprawling paradise boasts its own private, spring fed lake, the "Ranch House" restaurant, newly renovated motel rooms, seasonal rustic cabins and our recreational campground (Coming Summer 2019). Experience Canada's majestic back country the cowboy way! See you soon!

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Sierra West Cabins and Ranch Vacations

Lundbreck, Alberta
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At Sierra West, capture the spirit, beauty, grandeur and intimacy of southwestern Alberta as well as the excitement of the outdoor western lifestyle. A working cattle ranch, self-catering logs cabins on Todd Creek, Texas Longhorns, horse accommodations, trail rides, cattle drives and "authentic" western charm. Sierra West's "Cowtown" complete with the "Longhorn Saloon" (meeting, greeting room), Cantina and Bunkhouses have been added to accommodate more guests and bigger groups. The "Trading Post" is a small store bursting with local crafts and treasures from the area along with Sierra West memorabilia. The Frontier Cattle Drive is hosted twice a year in July & August and takes on guests from around the world to come to Sierra West and participate in an old time cattle drive. Music, cowboy poetry and entertainment are provided to add to the cowboy fun experience.

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Black Cat Guest Ranch

Hinton, Alberta
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Enjoy the splendour of the Rockies without the crowds and hustle. Named after the mountain that overlooks us from the south, the Black Cat Guest Ranch is a cozy, family-owned and -operated bed and breakfast that has been in operation since the 1930s. Located just outside of Jasper National Park, all of our 16 rooms enjoy a fabulous view of the first range of the Rocky Mountains. We are known around the world for our home-cooked meals, spectacular scenery, wooden lodge (complete with taxidermy and fireplace), and quiet relaxation. We also offer custom spa weekends, watercolour workshops, interactive murder-mystery stories, and more.

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Equestrian Adventure Package at Rocking R Guest Ranch

Your equestrian adventure package includes two nights accommodation, daily breakfast, horse & tack and an unforgettable horseback ride in the Rocky Mountains. Valid on select weekends May-Sept. only. To book this package please call 403-934-6974 or 1-866-746-5075.

Expires: 2019-09-30
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Heartbeats - Hoofbeats - Happy Retreat

Enjoy unique stays Just for YOU, celebrating western culture at Wildhorse Ranch, September 19 - 22. Experience Wildhorse Wisdom Riding Meditations and Lessons from the Herd. Learn Energy Alchemy for Emotional, Spiritual and Physical Wellness. Mindfulness - Stillness – Peace. Hike to Thunder Lake . Enjoy marvelous meals! All inclusive.

Expires: 2019-09-24
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Catch the Big One on the Bow River

This package includes two nights in a luxurious cabin and a two-course breakfast served in your cabin before your river guide takes you out for a half day or a full day of fly fishing on the world famous Bow River. To book this package please call 403-934-6974 or 1-866-746-5075.

Expires: 2019-10-31
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