FOR THE OUTDOORS PERSON
If you are seeking a different
kind of vacation with some good old fashioned Alberta hospitality
consider a guest ranch. Here is a list of some of the more prominent
ranches where you can hand your hat for a day or a month.
Brewsters Kananaskis Guest Ranch
A special place that was the Brewster Fmily Homestead
on the Bow River. With Cabins and chalets, room for up to 70
guests. Daily housekeeping service and antique furnishings.
Cocktail lounge with fireplace. Licensed dining with beautiful
views. Over night horse trips, ride n' raft packages, hiking
golf, group rodeos, barbeques, whirlpool and ocnference facilities.
Eckardt's Tecumseh Mountain Guest Ranch
Situated in breathtaking mountain scenery, 8 fully self-contained,
pure loge cabins and chalets. Fireplaces, licensed restaurant
and lounge and hot tub. Try flyfishing, hiking, horseback riding,
whitewater rafting, cross country skiing and snowmobiling from
your cabin door.
Black Cat Guest Ranch
Main lodge with fireplace,
dining room and seminar facilities, Accommodates 32 guests in
16 rooms. Wide range of acitivites include trail riding, hiking,
BBQ's, campfires, hot tub and cross country skiing. Try Murder
Mystery weekends, art photography, writing workshops and Spa
Weekends. 25 Kilometers from Hinton, 2.5 hours west of Edmonton.
Cochrane - Bates Bar
A working ranch located in teh foothills of the
Rocky Mountains. Offers children's camps in July and August,
group facilities. Rustic dormitory-style accommodations for
up to 80 people and 12 private bedrooms available. Children's
camp program features riding, swimming, fishing, hay rides,
games and more. Wilderness survival available.
Sangudo (west of Edmonton) - Ohler's
The positively peaceful place. Join
our family in the rolling hills of Western Alberta. Relax in
our home or a teepee. Enjoy homecooked meals, wilderness walks,
abundant wildlife, evening campfires and long summer days. Cross
country ske, snowshoe, toboggan in the winter.
In the Valley of Dinosaurs
- TL Bar Ranch
Cattle and horse ranch located along
the Red Deer River in the Valley of the Dinosaurs, just 40 miles
north of the Royal Tyrrell Museum and 3 hours south of Edmonton.
Trail riding, canoeing, hiking, fishing, swimming and other
activities. Accommodation for 4 in log ranch home and 4-6 in
housekeeping cottage. Weekly rates available.
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