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Hoodoos

Hwy 10 | Gps: 51. 380827, -112. 536044, Drumheller, Alberta T0J 0Y0, Canada
866 823 8100
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Ranked #5 of 16 Attractions in Drumheller
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Geologic Formations, Outdoors
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Type: Geologic Formations, Outdoors
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Ben Lomond, California
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51 reviews 51 reviews
20 attraction reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

If you're in the area then it's worth a quick stop but there's not that much to see. There's a quick walk up and around some formations. Interesting to see.

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Edmonton, Canada
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58 attraction reviews
227 helpful votes 227 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

We drove down from Drumheller just to see them and were expecting something commensurate with the dramatic scenery in the river valley. When we arrived, though, we found the hoodoos remaining were much smaller than expected and, while interesting, were really not very imoressive. Old photos at the site show it before the modern-age onslaught of tourists, and a comparison... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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25 reviews 25 reviews
15 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

Magnificent. One of the best days of our trip. Very beautiful and unique. A must see. We climbed to the top. A little slippery coming down (dry sand). But worth it.

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Calgary, Canada
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

No matter how old my kids get, this is a must-do whenever we're in the Drumheller area. To climb and explore, it's a blast!!

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Drumheller, Canada
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23 reviews 23 reviews
7 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

The hoodoos are really something to see. It is amazing to see what was left after the ice age. They are protected now so visitors can see the formations and the type of rock for years to come. There are good walkways so you can get a good look. I wish they could have been protected years ago so the... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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7 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

They look amazing in the pictures, but they are somewhat petite after years of erosion. IF you have a 4x4 keep driving past these and a little further into the badlands, amazing rock formations and a fun little drive.

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Thompson, Canada
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28 reviews 28 reviews
11 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Always enjoy going here it is a chance to see up close the Hoodoos. I like that you can go and explore and the small bits of history you learn. We have not been here for about two years and right away you noticed how they are wearing away. Great picture taking they even have places on the rails to... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

Having grown up in Alberta, I had never been and wanted to check them out.. They are beautiful - small but quite amazing when you think that they are completely sculpted by mother nature. There are a few good ones that are well protected, and as others have noted the paths are well designed to admire and take in their... More 

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Langley City, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Never heard of them before and was totally surprised when I found out my husband intentionally booked a tour to see these. Nature never ceases to amaze.

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Gravenhurst, Canada
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65 reviews 65 reviews
17 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

Natural nature sculptures. The viewing platforms and set up are perfect to take photos and protect the hoodoos. It was quite busy on a weekend, so we returned during the week. I have been to Dinosaur Provincial Park where the Hoodoos rule, so I could only 4* this.

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