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Horsethief Canyon

Highway 838 | 13408 129ave. Edmonton, Alberta, Drumheller, Alberta t5l 3k4, Canada
780 200 1053
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Ranked #3 of 19 attractions in Drumheller
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Canyons
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Drachten
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38 reviews 38 reviews
15 attraction reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 NEW

If you happen to be in the area, you might take a look, just to stretch your legs, if you miss it, no problem, the usa has thousands of similar spots.

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Alberta, Canada
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014 NEW

The Horsethief Canyon is very beautiful The views there are so magestic. I took some excellent paneramic shots there. Worth the drive to see for sure!

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London, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

So worth the trip to see the unique land formations of the area. If you are not nimble enough for the hike pack a chair and wait for the rest of your group to hike the trails and bring back beautiful pics of the hidden beauty from the floor of the canyon.

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Vancouver, Canada
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18 reviews 18 reviews
4 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

This location might get overshadowed by the hoodoos, but I found it to be more breathtaking than the hoodoos (which were a bit of a let down). I'd definitely recommend taking a couple hours to explore the area! Bring proper walking footwear and go early to avoid the heat. It's probably better suited for singles and families with older children.... More

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Top Contributor
50 reviews 50 reviews
7 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014 via mobile

We went in the early evening, incredible views, beautiful light. The trails into the canyon are a bit steep, but worth the effort.

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Sydney, Australia
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226 reviews 226 reviews
140 attraction reviews
135 helpful votes 135 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

Beautiful views, well worth walking down into the canyon. Go early in the morning or later towards evening and miss the crowds. be aware there are no toilets/ washrooms here.

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Sherwood Park, Canada
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55 reviews 55 reviews
25 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

The view and opportunity to explore combine to make this one of Canada's best attractions. Don't expect anything on the scale of the Grand Canyon, but don't miss the opportunity to enjoy a part of the country unlike any other.

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Leduc, Canada
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25 reviews 25 reviews
15 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2014

This was an informative and interesting stop for us and the view was very good. We were able to see across the river to another viewing area and once discovering that, our one trip turned into two as we had to check it out from the other side. Definitely a great stop and worth a look!

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Edmonton, Canada
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22 reviews 22 reviews
5 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2013

Drumheller...what a cute little town,full of dinosaurs! Old town,right outta a western,we expected to see Clint Eastwood come out from behind a builing! The suspension bridge was cool, we explored away from the crowds and got some awesome pics!

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Edmonton, Canada
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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2013

This was just beautiful. We took lots of pictures, hiked around the trails. It was a great place to take my visiting friend from Germany.

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