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Address: Highway 838 | 13408 129 Ave., Drumheller, Alberta T5l 3K4, Canada
Phone Number: 780 200 1053
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Activities: Hiking

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This was breathtaking, I think this is a must see, worth the drive and great for photos. The view is spectacular.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

This was breathtaking, I think this is a must see, worth the drive and great for photos. The view is spectacular.

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Okotoks, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

It is a great view and a wonderful place to hike up and down various hills. Great for all ages. We took 5 year and 7 year olds. We are in our 50's and had a great time.

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Vancouver, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

We stopped at the viewpoint just off the main road. There is some information about the area posted. You get a great panoramic view from here - it's a good spot to take interesting photos of the badlands landscape from the top. There are a few undeveloped paths if you want to explore a little deeper.

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Western Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Went this morning and hiked down and back up again. Could have used some water at the bottom but didn't bring any. This place is great and can't believe I've never been there until today.

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North Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

The views from here were amazing. Definitely worth getting the panoramic view on this with you in the middle. Love the bad lands

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

We are returning to hike this place for the day. Bring a good grip pair of shoes and enlighten yourself with it's beauty

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Grande Prairie, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Fun stop for an hour or so. Kids and hubby climbed almost to the top. There was an ice cream truck selling treats in the parking lot; nice to have a cold treat after climbing the hoo-doos!

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Newcastle, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

There is a public viewpoint into Horsethief Canyon that gives you a window into the striated landscape of the badlands. The private property owners have given permission to walk on their land, so we bushwhacked down into the canyon all the way to the river (there is no defined trail). Few people do this, but we would highly recommend it... More 

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Stony Plain, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Just beautiful. Chances are that you've never seen anything quite like this. When the lighting is just right, you could stare at he colour variations in the rock and soil forever.

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Mississauga
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

I was underwhelmed by the view, but I'm sure it would be good with a commentary or even the helicopter ride.

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Address: Highway 838 | 13408 129 Ave., Drumheller, Alberta T5l 3K4, Canada
Phone Number: 780 200 1053
Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Drumheller

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