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Horseback Tours Near Whistler & Pemberton

The old saying goes that “memories last a life time”. We offer a series of unique horseback riding tours and overnight expeditions for all levels of riding ability.

Half-day, full-day and hourly horseback riding tours return to the ranch at the end of your trip. Our 3-day expeditions spend the night at our custom-built backcountry wilderness camp, telling stories from the day’s ride around a roaring campfire, enjoying fresh, home cooked-food with a glass of wine and a night under the stars. 

Doesn't that sound amazing? It truly is. Buy someone special a horseback riding adventure in the Coast Mountains near Pemberton and Whistler, BC.

Related blog post: You can do this overnight horseback riding trip near Whistler even if you've never ridden a horse

 
 

1-Hour Horseback Riding Tour in The Pemberton Valley

Join us for an exciting 60-minute horseback ride along the dyke at the confluence of the magestic Ryan and Lillooet Rivers. Your ride will take you by horseback from our ranch through quiet wooded forests, grassy fields bright with a display of wild flowers, and even through one of the local rivers (water levels permitting).

On this hour-long ride guests are fully immersed in the tranquility of the Pemberton Valley nestled under the watchful eye of Mount Currie.

Horseback Ride details

  • Price: $79/pp
  • Ride location: Sets off from the Copper Cayuse Ranch, Pemberton
  • What's included: horses, helmets, and guaranteed good times in the Pemberton Valley
  • Perfect gift for: Birthdays, Secret Santa, team celebrations, anniversarys, beginners, intermediates, and never-evers
 

2-Hour Horseback Riding Tour in The Pemberton Valley

Similar to our 1-hour horseback ride but with 100% more quality time with your new 4-legged best friend. On a 2-hour horseback ride you will do everything in the 1-hour ride plus a jaunt through some of Pemberton's famous farm land meadows.

Ride details

  • Price: $159/pp
  • Ride location: Sets off from the Copper Cayuse Ranch, Pemberton
  • What's included: horses, helmets, glacial-fed rivers, mountain mountain views, and wandering meadows
  • Perfect gift for: Birthdays, Secret Santa, team celebrations, anniversarys, beginners, intermediates, and never-evers
 

Half-Day Birkenhead Lake Horseback Tour

On our half-day rides you will explore the Birkenhead Lake Provincial Park area on horseback and discover some of the most beautiful backcountry that you will ever see. With our knowledgeable and friendly guides you will climb steep, well-maintained mountain trails to scenic viewpoints and lope along a beautiful woodland trail to Birkenhead Lake.

Ride Details

  • Price: $299/pp
  • Ride location: Ride takes place in the backcountry around Birkenhead Lake. Guests will meet at the Copper Cayuse Ranch, Pemberton
  • What's included: Saddlebag snack, helmet, peaceful forests, sweeping mountain vistas, and lakeside views
  • Perfect gift for: Birthdays, Secret Santa, team celebrations, anniversarys, beginners, intermediates, and never-evers

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Half-Day Horseback Ride With Cowboy Supper

Join us for a half-day ride topped off with a hearty, open-air Cowboy Supper cooked at our backcountry camp near Birkenhead Lake.

Guests are transported by truck to the trailhead where you will meet up with your horse and guide for a half-day ride along mountain trails to iconic viewpoints and lakes. After your ride enjoy a traditional Cowboy Supper of steak, chops, or chicken served with local prodce and veggies, and of course our classic cowboy baked beans and signature glass jar desserts. Relax by the camp fire and share stories from the day before returning home to Pemberton.

Ride Details

  • Price: $359/pp
  • Ride location: Ride takes place in the backcountry around Birkenhead Lake. Guests will meet at the Copper Cayuse Ranch, Pemberton
  • What's included: A hearty dinner, a lovley 4-legged companion, snow-capped mountain views, a helmet, and good times
  • Perfect gift for: Birthdays, Mother's Day, Father's Day, anniversaries, groups & families, beginners, intermediates and never-evers

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Half-Day Medicinal Plant Horseback Riding Tour

Join Pemberton’s registered herbalist, Evelyn Coggins, on a half-day adventure in search of Pemberton's wild herbs and medicinal plants with a refreshing stop at spectacular Birkenhead Lake. Ramble through forests, clearings and sub-alpine meadows in search of plants that have been used throughout human history to treat disease and protect good health. Evelyn holds a masters degree from the University of New England in botanical medicine and is able to share a vast amount of knowledge on the therapeutic uses of local indigenous plants.

For more information on Evelyn, please visit herbsforhealth.ca

Ride Details

  • Price: $299/pp
  • Ride location: Ride takes place in the backcountry around Birkenhead Lake. Guests will meet at the Copper Cayuse Ranch, Pemberton
  • What's included: Saddlebag snack, horse snacks, a helmet, mountain views, and a wonderful feeling of wellbeing
  • Perfect gift for: health and wellness getaways, staycations, locals, travellers, beginners, intermediates and never-evers

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Full-Day Birkenhead Lake Horseback Adventure

This is not your average full-day horseback ride! This is mountain riding with real cowboys. You and your sure-footeed steed will climb old mountain horse trails through coastal rainforest to the beautiful sub-alpine backcountry around Birkenhead Lake. Sweeping views of Fowl River Falls and Sun God Mountain await.

Ride Details

  • Price: $399/pp
  • Ride location: Ride takes place in the backcountry around Birkenhead Lake. Guests will meet at the Copper Cayuse Ranch, Pemberton
  • What's included: Saddlebag lunch, a snack for your, epic views of rugged and ancient landscape, and a helmet
  • Perfect gift for: Birthdays, families, group adventures, beginners, intermediates, and advanced

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Historic Li-lik-hel Gold Mine Horseback Riding Expedition

Length: 3 Days, 2 Nights

Search for gold on our Canadian Signature Experience, the Historic Li-lik-hel Mine Expedition. Ride on trails that were originally cut by miners in the 1900's and etched into history by years of horses transporting the gold ore to the railway. Spend three days on horseback and two nights at our base camp in BC’s spectacular Coast Mountain Range. During this time, you’ll channel your inner Indiana Jones and explore the beautiful mountain range between Birkenhead Lake and the Li-lik-hel mine.

Ride Details

  • Price: $1299/pp
  • Ride Location: Ride takes place in the backcountry around Birkenhead Provincial Park. Guests will meet at the Copper Cayuse Ranch, Pemberton
  • What's Included: Guides, a sure-footed mountain horse, large tents, washroom and shower facilities, trail snacks, seven meals and refreshments beginning with lunch on the day of your arrival at base camp
  • Perfect gift for: Anniversaries, birthdays, bachelore/bachelorette gifts, group adventures, families, retreats, beginners, intermediates, and advanced

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Tenquille Lake Horseback Riding Expedition

Length: 3 Days, 2 Nights

On the Tenquille Lake Horseback Expedition you will spend three days and two nights in BC’s rugged Coast Mountain Range. During this time, you’ll explore the beautiful mountain ranges, rivers, lakes, valleys, forests, alpine meadows, and deep dark night skies between Birkenhead Lake and Tenquille Lake. Old packhorse trails and single track await you on your Tenquille Lake Expedition.

Sure-footed gentle mountain horses will carry you to each campground where our guides set up camp and cook a dinner around the campfire. This is truly the most adventurous and awe-inspiring activity you can partake in, whilst in beautiful British Columbia.

Ride Details

  • Price: $1299/pp
  • Meeting Location: Ride takes place in the backcountry around Tenquille Lake. Guests will meet at the Copper Cayuse Ranch, Pemberton
  • What's Included: Guides, horses, tack, shelters and tents plus Guides, a sure-footed mountain horse, large tents, washroom and shower facilities, trail snacks, seven meals and refreshments beginning with lunch on the day of your arrival at base camp
  • Perfect gift for: Anniversaries, birthdays, bachelore/bachelorette gifts, group adventures, families, retreats, beginners, intermediates, and advanced
 

Pony Horseback Rides for Children

For the youngsters new to horseback riding we offer fun 10-minute pony rides around our working ranch in Pemberton, BC. Our specially trained child-friendly horses and wranglers create lasting memories for your children in an encouraging and confidence-building experience.

Horseback Ride Details

  • Price: $25
  • Location: The Copper Cayuse Ranch, Pemberton
  • Description: Your child is lead around the ranch on a pony
  • Perfect For: Families & children's parties

Contact us directly to buy gift cards for this horseback riding tour, or to book a children's party.

Bookings: +1 604 698 7751