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Ontario, Canada
We now have equestrian trails in our premier Provincial Park - Algonquin. There is about 3 days of fairly rough riding with lovely views and lots of wildlife. Best time to visit is from mid-August til late September.
Call Algonquin Park at 705-633-5538 or FAX 705-633-5581 for more details. Campsites are primitive - no stalls water available for horses in a pond but you have to bring your own drinking water although you can tank up at the MNR office just down the road. Camping fees were $5.00/ night but may change this season? These trails are not for the faint of heart! Another spot is Freedom Farm in Erinsville, Ontario. They offer lots of trails, hot showers, stalls, even beds if you want. This is a campground for horsepeople only and is opened from May to October.
Equestrian Camping area is located near the Park's "East Gate".
You need a modestly priced camping permit available inside the Visitor's Center there - the entrance to the Equestrian area is unmarked but within sight of the East Gate.

It offers a great look at our Canadian Shield landscape. They can be contacted for rates etc. at 613-478-6562 or 1-800-997-9941.
Submitted by:Wendy E. Downer, New Dawn Appaloosas Click Here

Sandaraska Park
Sandaraska Park on the Ganaraska forest in Ponty Pool. This campground has outdoor stalls and also allows you to build an electric corral or highline. Complete access to the Ganaraska forest, and private trails.
The best thing about this campground is that is virtually bug free compared to most campgrounds in Ontario in Summer.

Web Page Sandaraska Park Click Here
Submitted by: Judith Smith Click Here

Beaver Creek Farm, Kearney, Ontario, contact Cindy Filmore
We are just starting to offer overnight accommodations for horses and their riders. We offer remote or roadside horsesites (your choice), with water available for horses and people, miles of trails (with or without maps and/or guides), and lots of room.
The trails follow old logging roads, hiking trails, and offer a great view of the area - we are only minutes away from Algonquin Park (we have 2 gates to the park within a 45 min. drive, and both available by trail if you wish to ride there!).
We are only 15 minutes from Hwy #11, turning east on Hwy 518. We are about 30 minutes from Huntsville, Ontario (our town is Kearney, Ont., if you look for us on a map!)
As part of our 'first year' celebrations, we are holding an OCTRA sanctioned Competitive Trail Ride on Sunday, September 13, 1998.
Anyone interested in trying our new sites or trails, please
contact Cindy Filmore phone 705 636 7155.
E-mail: Cindy Filmore Click Here

Maple Ponds Equestrian Center
Williamstown, Ontario: Maple Ponds Equestrian Center is in the process of creating an Equestrian facility, designed exclusively for Riders wanting to experience the joys of riding on Groomed Trails in a Private Forest, and on quiet Country Roads owned by the Township.
We’re also in the process of developing a low level Cross Country Event Course and a low level Natural Jump Course.
By this June (2007), we intend to be up and running (subject to weather), and will feature several miles of our own Groomed Trails in a gorgeous forest setting, surrounded by an abundance of wildlife, including beautiful deer.

And at night, while sitting at the campfire, or tucked-in to sleep, the thrilling and chilling howl of coyotes will remind you of just how close to nature you really are.
To make certain that you don’t miss out, because our availability will be relatively limited, please consider making tentative reservations for you and your horse this coming summer (2007).

E-mail: Maple Ponds Equestrian Center Click Here
Web Page Maple Ponds Equestrian Center Click Here

Maple Ponds Equestrian Center
Anne & Howard Galganov
19855 Maple Road
Williamstown,
Ontario, Canada
K0C 2J0
1 613 347-9963

Red Willow Ranch
Cariboo: Red Willow Ranch, in Central British Columbia, the Cariboo in Canada. We are a guest Ranch and offer hospitality to all fellow horselovers either with horse or without. Everyone is very welcome at the Red Willow Ranch P.O. Box 147
Lone Butte, B.C. Canada VOK 1X0
Tel 250 395 3017 Fax 259 395 3927
Submitted By: Elke and Christian Hirsch  E-mail Click Here

Whinny Acres
Located 2 hours north of the Buffalo border, in Ontario, Canada. Centered between-Guelph,Orangeville, Owensound & Collingwood.
Over 100 miles of rolling hill trails.
Accommodations offered include: RV hook-up, primitive camping, Bunkie rentals and a Bed & Bales.
Lodging for your horses include: barn stalls, outdoor stalls and picket lines.
Facilities offer a Hot tub, swimming pool, campfires, fully equipped Cook house & rec. room.

Phone 519-924-1478
E-mail: Whinny Acres Click Here
Web Page Whinny Acres Click Here

Kootenay National Park
Raduim Hot Springs: BC.
There is riding in Kootenay National Park near Simpson also.
Web Page Raduim Hot Springs Click Here
Web Page Raduim Hot Springs Click Here
Ph 604-347-9615

Yoho National Park
BC, trails, Camping ??, Ph 604-343-6324

Rock Lake Campground, Willmore Wilderness
There are excellent staging areas (horse corrals) at Rock Lake Campgroud for Willmore Wilderness
This is a "Alberta Protected Area " with great trails systems for dayrides and packtrips. More information can be found on at http://www.gov.ab.ca/evn/parks.
Web Page Alberta Canada Parks Click Here

Submitted By: Mary Luger E-mail Click Here

Whitehorse Creek Campground, Whitehorse Wildland
There are excellent staging areas (horse corrals) at Whitehorse Creek Campground for Whitehorse Wildland
This is a "Alberta Protected Area " with great trails systems for dayrides and packtrips. More information can be found on at http://www.gov.ab.ca/evn/parks.
Web Page Alberta Canada Parks Click Here

Submitted By: Mary Luger E-mail Click Here
Web Page Old Entrance Bed 'n Breakfast Cabins (& Bale) Click Here

Wagonwheel Ranch
Sudbury Ontario, We are a riding stable near Sudbury Ontario, with many miles of trails. Rent our horses or bring your own. Traveling? We will happy to help you in any way. Visit our web site for more information.

E-mail: Kim & Andre Bertrand Click Here
Web Page Wagonwheel Ranch Click Here

Seasons Ranch
I own and operate a horse campground here in Manitoba, Canada. It is the only one in our province that is privately owned, I have been operating it for 8 yrs now.
We are next to Spruce Woods Provincial Park. Miles & miles of incredible trails through forest, along a river, through natural prairie.
We have a campground with hot shower, cabins, corrals, barn, natural horsemanship playground, pond for swimming. No rental horses, BYOH only.

Barb Fenwick
Sidney, Manitoba
E-mail: Barb Fenwick Click Here
Web Page Seasons Ranch Click Here

Banff national Park
Banff: 800-661-8352
Need more information, please send if you know something about it.

Waterton Lakes National Park
Crandell Mountain: Need more info. Please send if you anything to add. PH 403-859-2262

Hackers' Hideaway
Ontario: My farm is about 3 miles from the Northumberland County Forest, with its 40+ km of equine trails. There are many miles of gravel roads nearby, and easy access by road or trails to the Ganaraska Forest.

I have stalls and paddocks for overnight horse care, and can provide bed and breakfast to horse owners.

I am located 25 minutes off Hwy 401 north of Cobourg.

Helen Mason
Hackers' Hideaway
6799 County Road 18
RR 2, Roseneath, ON
K0K 2X0
(905) 342-9400

E-mail: Helen Mason Click Here

Lind Valley Guest Ranch
Greenwood: This is a ranch located in Canada that offers horse back tours of many trails, including the Trans Canada Trail.
Come to the Lind Valley Guest Ranch at Greenwood, B.C. - 1 hour east from Osoyoos or 2 1/2 hours driving time from Kelowna and bring your own horse.
We provide meals, accommodation, horse facilities and 250,000 acres of riding space, starting at the barn door.
We also provide a guide/wrangler to show you a new trail every day - see the high country, explore historical sites, ride old railroad grades and cow trails, take a swim in Marshall Lake - 5 to 6 hours of saddle time with a lunch break on the trail.
A great experience for you and your equine friend.

Box 362
Greenwood, BC
Canada V0H 1J0
Toll Free 1-866-455-6585
Phone/Fax: (250) 445-6585
Web Page Lind Valley Guest Ranch Click Here

New Horse Campground - Beautiful British Columbia
I am the in-coming President of the Back Country Horsemen of BC - Shuswap Chapter.
We have an official agreement with the Ministry of Forests and are presently operating one of their Forest Service Recreation Sites. In addition to regular campsites, we are constructing 30 Equine pull through campsites complete with steel corrals etc., the corral construction will start this spring (2004).
This campsite located on Skimikin Lake has numerous "crown land" trails to ride on.
We are nicely situated half way between Vancouver, BC and Calgary, AB. Canada.
E-mail: Georgina Click Here

Smiths Falls, Ontario

Ontario: We have a horse ranch in Smiths Falls, Ontario, Canada. We would love to host fellow horseman and horses while they explore around our town. We have some great sites to visit, we are close to a 100 mile trail that is used for equine, bikes and hikers only. please e-mail us.
E-mail: Ted Dopson Click Here

Ganaraska Forest
The Ganaraska Forest is located in the Northumberland and Durham regions of Ontario. North of Hwy 401 near Port Hope, south west of Peterborough, and east of Bowmanville.
Over 10,000 acres and 100kms of multi-use trails. There are three sections of forest- west, central and east. Central is non-motorized and prefered by equestrians with a horse trailer parking lot designated for equestrians. Day use only. Maps are available but trails can be confusing. A GPS is recommended.
The Ganaraska Forest is managed by the Ganaraska Region Conservation Authority (GRCA) and can be contacted by phone: (905) 797-2721.
No overnight in the forest. Bed and Bales are available with surrounding locals.
See Ganaraska Forest Horse Club for organised riding events and available guides for visitors.
Web Page Ganaraska Forest Horse Club Click Here

HorseCountry Campground
HorseCountry Campground "Wilderness Tours"
Horse Camping and Trail Riding in the Ottawa Valley
Tel: (613) 867-0585

Walter Willett
503 Rafting Road
Forresters Falls, Ontario
K0J 1V0

E-mail: Walter Willett Click Here
Web Page HorseCountry Campground Click Here

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Layover Hosts for your horse or mule. (No Trail access)


Rodeo Grounds, Fair Grounds, B and B's, Horse Motels, Private residences


Campgrounds, ranches and trail ride places are also Overnight hosts. The places listed here are "OVERNIGHT ONLY".


Old Entrance Bed 'n Breakfast (& Bale)
Last year we opened "Old Entrance Bed 'n Breakfast (& Bale)" near Jasper National Park, Alberta on our 60 acre homeplace along the Athabasca River, off Yellowhead Hwy #16 (east-west)and Bighorn Hwy #40 (north-south)...a convenient stop-over for anyone trailering their horses and a great destination for mountain trailriding.

Our foothills and mountains along the "Northern East Slopes" of the Rockies is a great trailriding area. This is a green zone that streches for 150 miles along the east boundary of Jasper Park.

We now offer two fully serviced cabins, a guest room in our main house, two rustic teepees with wood burning heater stoves and unserviced riverside campsites. We have overnight holding corrals for guests travelling with their horses and run guided trailrides May - October.

Mary Luger
Old Entrance Bed 'n Breakfast (& Bale)
Box 6054
Hinton, Alberta
T7V 1X4
Phone: (780) 865-4760
E-mail: Mary Luger Click Here
Web Page Old Entrance Bed 'n Breakfast Cabins(& Bale) Click Here

Wagonwheel Ranch
Sudbury Ontario, We are a riding stable near Sudbury Ontario, with many miles of trails. Rent our horses or bring your own. Traveling? We will happy to help you in any way. Visit our web site for more information.

Phillip Bertrand
2200 Kenneth Dr.
Hanmer, Ontario, Can.
P3P 1S4
705 969 8601 phone/fax
E-mail: Phillip Bertrand Click Here
Web Page Wagonwheel Ranch Click Here

Paws Guest House/B & B
Hague/Saskatoon: Place To Paws Guest House/B & B and Petting Zoo. Located in Saskatchewan, Canada. Traveling with your horse? We offer a beautiful new and private guest house built with comfort, convenience and romance in mind.
The round pen horse corral is about 10 feet from the guest house.
Within about 25 minutes we have a place called Nesbit Forest (cross-country ski trail by winter and hiking and horse riding by summer) Visit our website. Thanks.

E-mail: Shelley Bates Click Here
Web Page Paws Guest House/B & B Click Here

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