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1 Alberta Cowboy Poetry Association NEW DATES! NEW LOCATION! Music and stories of the West. Sept 20 -22, 2019 at the WILD WILD WEST EVENT CENTRE, 67 Commercial Crt, Calgary (by Calaway Park on #Hwy 1). TICKETS will be available online at EVENTBRITE and at the DOOR. Meals and Refreshments available for purchase. The Alberta Cowboy Poetry Association was established in 1987 to promote and preserve our rich western heritage through cowboy poetry, western music, and story telling.

Banff Trail Riders

Departing right from the town of Banff, we have rides suitable for all ages and abilities from 1 hour to 6 days. Our Cowboy Cookouts can be enjoyed by horseback or covered wagon. Perfect for families with young children & seniors. Our Pack Trips take guests deep into the backcountry of Banff National Park for an experience like no other. Trips are available from 2-6 days with stays in cozy Backcountry Lodges or rustic Wilderness Tent Camps.

5 Bluerock Gallery


Collaborating together to Create Community – Through Art! Our vision is to gather together and represent a full range of high quality fine art and fine craft, in all sizes and prices. A beloved destination for one-of-a-kind fine art and fine craft, we currently represent almost 200 regional fine artists and fine craftspeople. Their awesome talent and the art in our gallery make us proud every day – we have some fabulous artists living in the area!


Bragg Creek Trading Post

For authentic native crafts visit the historic Trading Post and experience the ambiance of its 90 plus years here. Where else can you try on genuine moccasins, mukluks or mitts or a native knit Cowichan sweater around the warmth of a trusty wood stove amidst the aroma of freshly tanned hides. Or have the chance experience of meeting the native artists who bring their crafts in to trade or sell as you peruse all the other unusual and beautiful offerings?

Boundary Ranch

Adventures abound at Boundary Ranch! Enjoy all the Ranch has to offer from Scenic Trail Rides and Packages from one hour to six days or relax on the patio of the Caribou Café and Lounge. For group entertainment; a private Rodeo, a down n’ dirty Gunfight, western-themed corporate team building, Cowboy meals and much more! A Guinn Family Tradition, with over 85 years guiding in the Rocky Mountains! Boundary Ranch is located one hour from Calgary or Banff.

20 Moose Mountain Horseback Adventures Providing horse enthusiasts with the opportunity to enjoy some of the best riding in Western Canada since 1991. With well-conditioned and responsive horses, our team of knowledgeable guides seeks to ensure every rider experiences the best of Alberta’s unspoiled beauty. Join us for a few hours or a few weeks. Day rides are offered from our base at the M&M ranch, less than an hour from Calgary and only minutes from Bragg Creek. Reservations Required.

27 Sundance Lodges Come stay with us at Sundance Lodges - a family campground located in the spectacular Rocky Mountains of Kananaskis Country. For over 25 years, we’ve been offering adventure accommodation in beautiful Sioux tipis and comfortable trapper’s tents nestled in the forest bordering the pristine Kananaskis River. If you have a spirit of adventure and want something out of the ordinary, give us a call. Reservations Recommended.

Saddle Up & Drive Alberta’s Cowboy Trail! Horseback Trail Rides


Farm and Ranch Vacations


Guest Ranches

Historic Sites



For updates on what is happening on the cowboy trail, check out our website at or visit our facebook page which has updates from operators, images, videos and events along the trail.

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2019 Experience the Cowboy Trails  

Welcome to the seventh annual edition of Experience the Cowboy Trails, a visitor’s guide to the many unique western attractions and events i...

2019 Experience the Cowboy Trails  

Welcome to the seventh annual edition of Experience the Cowboy Trails, a visitor’s guide to the many unique western attractions and events i...