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Address: Grand Canyon - North Rim, Bryce Canyon National Park, UT 84717
Phone Number: 435-679-8665
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Description: Come explore Zion National Park on the back of horse or mule. Experience...
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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Made the top 3 of everyone's favorite thing to do at Zion

The 1/2 day Sandbench trail ride was amazing and so were our guides. We got to see parts of Zion Canyon we would not of seen if it had not been on the back of a horse. All five of... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 21, 2015
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Carlsbad, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

The 1/2 day Sandbench trail ride was amazing and so were our guides. We got to see parts of Zion Canyon we would not of seen if it had not been on the back of a horse. All five of us named this trail ride in our top 3 favorite things from vacation.

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Bullhead City, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015 NEW

My husband and I did the 2 hour ride, where we traveled 4 miles on Sunday 04/19/15. The scenery was beautiful... everyone should try this once. Our guide, Tim was a lot of fun, we had some laughs. He stopped at certain spots and told us the history. He even took pictures of everyone in the group. They had horses... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

My family did the morning trial ride on April 1st in Bryce Canyon. It was just my family (6) and two other riders and the guide in our group. I loved that everyone was broken up into smaller groups. Our guide, Sean, was awesome! One of my kids was super scared at first, but he was very encouraging and she... More 

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Brooklyn, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

Friendly cowboys and horses, and beautiful scenery. Rode on a well maintained trail for a half hour and then turned around and went back on the same trail -- wish there had been a bit more variety, but overall the experience was great.

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Salem, Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

There were seven of us and my husband is neither a horse guy nor a heights guy. We all loved it! When we first entered the canyon with the long drops, we were all a little nervous. King (my horse) seemed to be in love with the very far edge of the trail. But not only was the view absolutely... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

This is the best way to experience the North rim. Booking a package is easier than for the South Rim, and you can book even only a month or so on advance. The wranglers are amazing and take the time to really help you get acquainted with your mule. Taking pictures along the trail while on the mule is a... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

I went on my own (hubby want that interested but wanted me to have fun). It was amazing, I was a bit scared at first with the steep decent and narrow trails but my horse ghost kept me safe. It was so worth the money to be able to ride the trails through the hoodoos. I wish I had done... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

I would recommend this to anyone. I can't imagine a better way to see Bryce Canyon. Even novice riders had a great time. The horses and mules are tame as can be and the ride is easy. The guides were friendly and informative. There was a large group (about 40-50) and we were broken up into 5 groups. I dropped... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

We took the half day trail ride at Zion National Park. I'm an experienced rider and my husband is a complete novice. We both loved it, the horses were great, the guide was interesting and friendly, and the landscape was so beautiful. Highly recommended experience, worth every penny.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015 via mobile

We took the 2 hour mule rides with our 15 year old boy. Wow he told us it's the highlight of the entire trip. Even my husband and I enjoyed the ride, the view on the floor of the valley, and the experience on the edge of the hill. Kind of scary at the beginning but we got over immediately.... More 

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