Trail Riding at Helmcken Falls Lodge

Meet us at the saddling corral at Helmcken Falls Lodge 15-30 minutes ahead of time. We will match you up with your horse partner and you will have some time to get acquainted. We will hold an introductory lesson in western riding, horse control and trail safety. Our guided trips will take you into Wells Gray Park and will include short talks on natural and volcanic history, local pioneer history, plants and wildlife. The ride will take us through beautiful scenery and different natural sites. We offer a family discount for 4 and more family members (with children up to 18 of age) Use code: FAMILYPROMO if you are booking for a family!

2 hour Ride: IMG_4185 Explore Wells Gray Park on Horseback. Take in the wilderness around you and see impressive Hemp Creek and Canyon and water falls. We are happy to take children from 10 yrs of age on. The child has to be tall enough to fit the stirrups of the saddle. If the child has to be lead on a lead line, we charge an additional $ 30.00. We offer a family discount for 4 and more family members (with children up to 18 of age) $ 70 per person $75.00 2 Hrs Trail Ride (2 – Std Trail Ritt) – Hemp Creek Canyon
3 hour Ride: Smith Lake Take in the wilderness of Wells Gray Park. Ride by picturesque Smith Lake and impressive Hemp Creek and Canyon. We offer a family discount for 4 and more family members (with children up to 18 of age) $ 90 per person $95.00 3 hrs Trail Ride (Std Trail Ritt) – Smith Lake and Hemp Creek
3.5 hour Ride: BeeFarm HelmckenFallsLodge Take in many views on the way to the Bee Farm Homestead where you will stop & learn more history of the Park. After this short break you will be back on your horse for the journey back to the Lodge. We offer a family discount for 4 and more family members (with children up to 18 of age) $ 100 per person. $105.00 3.5 hrs Trail Ride РBee Farm
Day Ride – Bee Farm: murtle This Day Ride is suitable for beginners and experienced riders. We take the long way to the Bee Farm (a historic homestead in the middle of Wells Gray Park). Look forward to a hearty lunch and a long ride through the impressive Forest of Wells Gray. Min. 4 riders. We offer a family discount for 4 and more family members (with children up to 18 of age) $ 140 per person $150.00 Day Ride – Bee Farm
Day Ride – Green Mountain murtle This trip is tailored to more experienced riders (you need to know how to trot). Look forward to spectacular views, a long ride and a hearty lunch. Min. 4 riders. We offer a family discount for 4 and more family members (with children up to 18 of age) $ 140 per person $150.00 Day Ride – Green Mountain
Half-hour lead-ride: DSCF0083 Children between 6 and 10 years old are welcome on this adventure, but there has to be a guardian present. $40.00 30 min – Children’s Lead Ride (30 min Fuehrritt fuer Kinder)

For every ride from 3 hours on we will provide our guests with light snacks and water bottles on every horse. There will also be room to carry a small camera! Please note:

  • A liability waiver has to be signed before every ride
  • We are happy to take children from 10 years on. The child has to be tall enough to fit the stirrups of the saddle.
  • Riding helmets are provided
  • Weight restrictions: we will try to accommodate most people, however we do have some restrictions on weight. (Approximately max. of 230 lbs or 104 kg for non-riders)
  • Please wear solid footwear preferably with smooth soles and a heel.
  • All rides are cancelled during thunder and lightning storms. If the rides are already in progress, the ride stops in a safe place to wait out the electric part of the storm.

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