McKenzie's Trails West

Think outside the park to the remote ranges of the majestic Cline River valley.

McKenzie's Trails WestTowering mountains, crystal clear rivers, exhilarating views and the epic Abraham Lake make discovering this area well worth the drive.

We are a family owned and operated outfitting company with a 50 year history of guiding wilderness horseback vacations and day rides into some of the most untouched and spectacular wilderness of the Canadian Rockies.Whether looking for an leisurely hour long trail ride or to go full on backcountry with a traditional pack trip, we have something to satisfy your senses and recharge your soul.

We take pride in our excellent string of horses. Whether you are an experienced rider or nervous beginner, we have horses that will match your ability. Relax and enjoy the Rocky Mountain scenery as your experienced horse carries you safely over the well worn trail. Your skilled guide will happily provide insight, assist you and your family on the trail, and answer any questions you may have.

We have a real appreciation for clean air, honest horses, interesting people and family. Now into our third generation, our cowboys and cowgirls strive to create unforgettable wilderness experiences and to treat your family like our own.

Drive an hour west from the Cowboy Trail at Rocky Mountain House or 35 minutes north of the Icefields parkway at the Saskatchewan River Crossing.

We are easy to locate and less than a km off of highway 11.

Don’t have a booking? Try us. We know spontaneity is one of the best parts of any trip and do our best to accommodate last minute riders and walk-ins.

We are open daily from 9am – 6pm May 15 – October 15.

Give us a call at 403 721 RIDE (7433) or check out our website at We are happy to arrange your next horseback adventure.

The name McKenzie’s Trails West is your guarantee of authentic outdoor adventure and western hospitality at its best.

McKenzie's Trails West