Horseback Riding BC

Horseback Riding BC

Trail Riding Vancouver

Trail Riding Vancouver



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HorseBack Trail Rides near Vancouver BC

Trail Rides in Vancouver area - Our guided trail riding on horseback is offered in the most scenic parks located nearest Vancouver BC. The only permitted and insured operators in these areas, our trail riding is available in 1 hour up to full day excursions. Trail rides are available in Golden Ears and Buntzen Lake and Maple Ridge/Pitt Meadows Dykes. Visit our Schedule for updates on trail riding schedules.

Safe Riding Read below for a safe and comfortable ride.

Golden Ears Provincial Park

Situated in Maple Ridge in the North Fraser Valley, a 90 minute drive from Vancouver. This park is the finest wilderness area with the best horse back trail rides in all lower mainland and is offered exclusively by EQUUTRAILS.



The large trail network in Golden Ears Provincial Park offers up opportunities for horse back trail rides that is unmatched in all the lower mainland. This is truly our finest wilderness parkland located within the Vancouver area. In this wonderfully diverse park we offer from 1 hour up to full day trail rides.

We currently run several different horseback trail rides depending on availability and trail conditions. Some of the tours may include steep inclines, rocky terrain, river crossings or views of waterfalls or lakes. All tours include riding through the lush hemlock rain forest of Golden Ears.

The horses can easily handle all the terrain and riding experience is not necessary but some tours are not for the faint of heart as some routes are truly rugged wilderness areas. Daily tours are chosen depending on the weather and trail conditions. Moderate to Challenging.

1 hour rides (minimum 4 persons). Easy to moderate.

2 hour horseback trail rides (minimum 2 persons) are our most popular and have the most diversity, variety of terrain and adventure offered anywhere within the Vancouver area. Our customers say it is the best horseback riding experience they have ever had.

Half day and full day rides offer a wide range of options that may include rivers, lakes and some rugged back country riding. (Lunch provided on full day rides).

Buntzen Lake - min 4-7 persons.

Located near Port Moody - a 45 minute drive from Vancouver.


2 hour ride to Eagle Ridge Vista. Bring your cameras for this unexcelled view of Buntzen Lake and Burrard Inlet. Ride is steep up and down hill. Challenging.

2 hour Lakeside ride to Buntzen Lake dam. Easy ride - mostly flat and easy hills.

Full day challenge around Buntzen Lake provides beautiful lookouts. There is a rest stop at the falls lookout point (lunch included) and a trip down to the lakeside. Challenging.

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Have a safe and comfortable ride.

The rain forest climate brings varying weather at all times of the year. Please come prepared with raincoat, gloves, hat, extra sweater. We ride in all weather conditions.

For your riding comfort wear long pants. This helps to prevent chaffing. Cycling shorts under your pants are a real asset. All riders should wear appropriate footwear, preferably a boot with low heel or sturdy runners. Absolutely no sandals, flipflops, or street shoes. These are unsafe.

**** Children under 18 must wear a helmet. Please bring a personal sport helmet. Cycling helmets are suitable. We offer complimentary helmets but cannot ensure we have the right size helmet for every rider.

Other essentials could include bug spray, sun lotion and sun glasses depending on the season and trail ride.

All rides commence at the destination park. We can pick up from a public transportation site upon request. Additional fees may apply.

Your horse will be tacked up, so follow the simple advice above to have a memorable ride.

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