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Horsethief Canyon

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Address: Highway 838 | 13408 129 Ave., Drumheller, Alberta T5L 3K4, Canada
Phone Number: 780 200 1053
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Horsethief Canyons is just a short highway drive past the Royall Tyrell Museum. The parking lot is right beside where you get out to view the canyon. A great free photo op. When... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Brad D
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Saskatoon, Canada

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Saskatoon, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Horsethief Canyons is just a short highway drive past the Royall Tyrell Museum. The parking lot is right beside where you get out to view the canyon. A great free photo op. When we went we were the only ones there.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Easy to miss from the highway. The canyon doesn't really open up until approaching the parking lot. Beautiful views.

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Edmonton, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

It was a gorgeous view from all sides! Quite close to town so you don't have to go far. I just wish there were picnic tables or somewhere to sit and have lunch while enjoying the view!

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boogiebeebie
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Takes your breath away. Just brilliant. One of the highlights of our vacation in Canada. Really superb

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Vancouver, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Short drive from Drumheller, this is a terrific view of the valley at that point. You stand in awe of nature and the story of its name all makes sense. We visited around dusk - beautiful - but mosquitoes were busy that evening.

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Dublin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

A visit to the viewing area allows you see most of it. Interesting and close to town. Plenty of information on site but bring you own drinks etc as local ones are expensive

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Niagra Falls
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

No words to describe the wonder and beauty of this place. Learn the history and then enjoy the scenery. Find a fossil, crystal, or just a pretty rock. I will be back

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Beautiful and unique place in the badlands with a very unique history and a landscape. Lovely and savage not far from Tyrell museum would complement a very nice day going around in Drumheller's area,

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Bit of a puzzle to get to the bottom. Make sure you pack lots of water! Also mosquitos are aplenty the closer you get to the river, so pack the bug spray.

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Ottawa, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Stopped here for just a few minutes and the view is simply incredible! No amenities or anything, but definitely worth a stop for some photos.

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