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Horsethief Canyon is located just a short distance from Drumheller just off the North Dinosaur... read more

Reviewed December 22, 2018
silverbrook
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London, Canada
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Stopped by here enroute to the museum. Had a great walk despite the windy conditions. Lots of... read more

Reviewed November 17, 2018
cossyann
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Crail, United Kingdom
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Reviewed December 22, 2018

Horsethief Canyon is located just a short distance from Drumheller just off the North Dinosaur Trail and is well worth the drive. If you are a hiker, you can follow trails in and out of the canyon - bring lots of water and sunscreen. If...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed November 17, 2018 via mobile

Stopped by here enroute to the museum. Had a great walk despite the windy conditions. Lots of gophers, was hilarious watching them pop up and down the holes. Very good views all around and plenty of info on the board.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed November 11, 2018

We never got to see the Grand Canyon in the US, so it was a great experience to view the canyons outside Calgary. Even had a picnic at one.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed October 27, 2018

My cousin and I went here with our dogs in a warm sunny day! The weather was really good and we had mini hikings up the canyons. Our only regret is not taking with us enough water, because we were really thirsty when we went...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed October 22, 2018 via mobile

We loved visiting here and hiked 1/2 way down to the river. Just so fascinating, with incredible wide 'sky' vistas. Saw a wee prairie dog...he was busy making holes!

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed September 23, 2018

This is another stop on the scenic drive to/from Drumheller. There is plenty of parking however it would be helpful if the signage was better so you knew the best way to walk down to the base of the canyon.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 22, 2018 via mobile

Although it had snowed overnight, we still ventured to the canyon. Incredible views over huge areas below. Interpretive signs indicated this was a great spot of the past to see stray horses disappear, only to reappear with a different brand in the future, lending to...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 15, 2018 via mobile

Horsethief Canyon is definitely worth the stop if you're travelling through Drumheller! What a gorgeous scenic view! Although we weren't able to go down into the trails, they definitely looked interesting. You won't regret it!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank danniedee21
Reviewed September 13, 2018

Magnificent landscape but badly needs a formal trail to stop people wandering anywhere and everywhere.No facilities of any kind. Plenty of prairie dogs in the viewing area. We walked down into one of the canyons but no formal trails so be careful.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Les B
Reviewed September 12, 2018

Incredible views! Part of the loop in our driving tour of the area while we were in Drumheller! Stop at the Information Center for a map and advice and don't forget to climb the 104 stairs into the worlds largest dinosaur to take in that...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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pastywhitescot
July 13, 2018|
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Response from ashianah | Reviewed this property |
There were no markings for hiking.
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Danielle L
June 1, 2017|
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Response from Vern A | Reviewed this property |
Yes you could hike for a full day. There are no defined trails though.
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January 24, 2017|
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Response from Vern A | Reviewed this property |
It's absolutely one of the most spectacular views you'll ever find. My wife and I frequently go out there late at night to look at the stars. The air is so clear you think you're on top of the world. It's definitely worth... More
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