Enjoy a specialty theme week on a Canadian Rockies dude ranch
Canadian Rockies dude ranches offer tons of opportunities for your cowboy adventure vacation. But Three Bars Ranch takes things a step further with specialty weeks, focused on themes that create special vacations. Find them below.
Woman’s Only Week, May 30 – June 5
Ladies, find your “inner cowgirl” at Three Bars Ranch this summer! Great for friends, your mothers and daughters, sisters, or for individual travelers that want to come out and make some new friends. The women at the Three Bars Ranch have put together an amazing week designed just for our cowgirls. Naturally, you’ll have all the horse time you want, with some special time just to help you connect with your horse with lessons. When you’re not riding, there’ll be local wine tasting, a cooking class and a fun shopping trip.
Cattle Drive Weeks, June 13- 19 and September 5 – 11
Just about every adult was once a kid who dreamed of life on the ranch. Twice a year Three Bars Ranch invites guests to join Three Bars cow boss Terry Knudson and the rest of the Three Bars wranglers on a real western cattle drive. Three Bars is home to 150 cows on a summer range with pastures from 20,000 acres to 40,000 acres in size. This, ladies and gents, is a real ranch. Summers, the cattle are out on the open range. In order to keep the cattle on fresh grass, every six weeks they’re rounded up and moved to a new pasture. This is where you come in. Come along on a Three Bars cattle drive and get ranch experience you’ve always dreamed of.
Calgary Stampede, July 9 – 18
Every July, Calgary hosts the biggest, best rodeo in the world, the Calgary Stampede. The Stampede is 10 exciting days of rodeo, music, chuck wagon racing, and carnivals. Three Bars Ranch is just 4.5 hours from the spectacle, and along the way you’ll see beautiful Banff National Park. The Calgary Stampede is an exciting way to open or close your Canadian Rockies dude ranch vacation, and Three Bars can help set up your tour of it.
Cranbook Pro Rodeo, August 13, 14, 15
In August Cranbrook, British Columbia hosts the Pro Rodeo Circuit on Friday and Saturday night, with a Sunday afternoon show. Three Bars especially recommends the Friday night rodeo to wrap up your Rockies dude ranch vacation. Guests arriving August 15 can get to town a little early and spend Sunday afternoon taking in a rodeo before checking in at Three Bars Ranch, which is only 10 minutes away.