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Canyon Trail Rides

Address: Grand Canyon - North Rim, Bryce Canyon National Park, UT 84717
Phone Number: 435-679-8665
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Horseback Riding Stables, Outdoor Activities
Owner description: Come explore Zion National Park on the back of horse or mule. Experience riding through the Virgin...
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Type: Horseback Riding Stables, Outdoor Activities
Owner description: Come explore Zion National Park on the back of horse or mule. Experience riding through the Virgin River, looking up at the "Court of the Patriarchs", and climbing 700 ft on the Sandbench Trail. Canyon Trail Rides offers a 1 hour ride and a 1/2 day (3 hour) ride. The 1 hour ride is $40.00 per person and each person must be 7 years or older and under 220 lbs. The 1/2 day ride is $80.00 per person and each person must be 10 years or older and under 220 lbs.

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Cincinnati, Ohio, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

In June 2014, our party of five took the 1/2-day trail ride down into Bryce Canyon. We enjoyed the views of Bryce Canyon which can be seen on the ride. However, we want anyone who considers taking this ride to be forewarned of the concessionaire's strict prohibition against taking along drinking water. Two days before the ride, our party had... More 

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St. Petersburg, Florida
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41 reviews 41 reviews
12 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

If you have a fear of heights this is not for you. A great adventure those that are not afraid. Fun for our teenagers. They will never forget the adventure.

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Hermosa Beach, California
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51 reviews 51 reviews
19 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

If you are not sure about taking a trail ride -- DO IT. Wife and 7 year old son did not want to sign up, they had never been on a horse. I was nervous about riding close to the "edge". All fears were groundless, this was wife and son's #1 highlight of our week in Utah/Arizona - we took... More 

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

I really wanted to do this ride, but was nervous of riding near the edge (especially after reading the reviews!) But I was determined to do it anyway (and shut my eyes if necessary). And was so glad we did it - it was a great experience and a highlight of the trip. I think, because I felt the cowboy... More 

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Gloucester, United Kingdom
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67 reviews 67 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

A horse ride down the canyon is a must even if it is many years ago the one has ridden. The experience is unforgettable and a talking point for years to come. The very experienced guides point out the landmarks as they lead the way down the dirt paths with 500 foot drops at the side. Stops are frequent for... More 

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Fla
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Wife and I had great experiences on our N Rim trip to Supai Tunnel. Knowledgeable and engaging leader. Great fotos.

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Farmington HIlls, Michigan
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6 reviews 6 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

We intended to ride the mules down to the bottom of the Grand Canyon, but because of my lack of knowledge of the area (it's a long story), we had to switch to riding the horses/mules through Bryce. We had a great time. And I would hazard to say that riding the mules through Bryce was better than in the... More 

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Maple Valley, Washington, United States
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Had great rides. both are unique and beautiful. the guides were knowable and friendly,, the mount were healthy, looked well cared for, also were well behaved, they do ask about your riding experience and try to match you with a appropriate mount. 1st time I had ever been on a Mule was at Zion and then again at Bryce. would... More 

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Welwyn, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

Just did the 2 hour ride with 2 other (adult) members of my family. We were the only 3 in the group that morning with Kevin our cowboy. It was the most amazing way to see Bryce Canyon and Kevin was very informative and attentive. Would heartily recommend it to anyone wanting to go down into the canyon for fantastic... More 

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roverbasso
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

I did the 1/2 day horse ride with my wife. It was the first time on a horse for both of us but we had no trouble at all. Dixie, our guide, was very helpful and gave us some good explanation about the area. The horses were very quite and they followed our commands.

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