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The Canoe Mountain Rodeo in Valemount

July 8th, 2013 by insideout

Did you know Canada had its fair share of cowboys? That legacy lives on here, just as it does in the States, with the rodeo. An event showcasing the kind of horseback skills that were essential during the cattle drives of yore, this Rodeo is no different. Enjoy all of the traditional rodeo events plus a live country music band, dancing and steak dinner.

The Canoe Mountain Rodeo takes place this year on July 13 & 14. Located in Valemount at the Canoe River Campground Rodeo Grounds, it is only 20 minutes from our Mount Robson cabins and lodge.

The rodeo will run from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday, with the steak dinner on Saturday night from 5 – 7 p.m., followed by dancing to the “Union Jack” band starting at 9 p.m.

Admission for each day’s events is $15, children 12 and under are free. Admission to the dance is $10.

Events at the Canoe Mountain Rodeo

  • Bareback bronc riding
  • Saddle bronc riding
  • Bull riding
  • Steer wrestling
  • Tie-down roping
  • Breakaway roping
  • Team roping
  • Ladies’ barrel racing
  • Bull-A-Rama

Junior Events at the Rodeo

  • Breakaway roping
  • Steer riding
  • Barrel racing
  • Pee wee barrel racing
  • Pole bending
  • Pee wee pole bending


Cedarpoint Cabin

The interior of one of our self-contained cabins.

Throughout the day, enjoy a beer garden and concessions, along with other vendors. For the kids, there is a sprinkler play space to keep ’em cool, as well as a ‘Treasure Mountain’ play area.

Traveling in British Columbia this Summer?

Do not miss the beauty and natural wonder of Mount Robson Park and Jasper National Park. Along with seeing some of the most spectacular peaks in the Canadian Rockies, you can soak in the quiet charm of the rural life we live in this area of the country. Take a hike on the Berg Lake Trail and enjoy a home cooked meal in our lodge or prepare your own steak dinner in one of our self-contained cabins.




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