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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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2 night at Drumheller

It took me just a few minutes to walk down the bottom of Horseshoe Canyon. A very wonderful experience.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Danny W
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Bath, United Kingdom

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Bath, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

It took me just a few minutes to walk down the bottom of Horseshoe Canyon. A very wonderful experience.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Beautiful scenery and story behind this area. We caught it at the end of the season but still worth it

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Kitchener, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The sight was stunning from the lookout point. Absolutely loved standing and looking out on the weird and wonderful badlands.

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Coquitlam, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is an overlook which provides stunning vistas of the Horsethief Canyon area. It's a left turn off the "Dinosaur Trail" loop drive - watch for the signs. It comes up shortly after the road climbs out of the main river valley - about ten minutes past the Tyrrell Museum turn-off. There are no amenities here, so this is a... More 

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Derby, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is an amazing place, a deep canyon with walls of multi-coloured rock layers. It is possible to walk to the bottom but the paths are steep. Being a aged senior, I decided that these were too steep for me, especially as it was a hot, sunny day. However, the views are stunning so the stop is well worth while.

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Thank mjc404
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The canyon itself is amazing which is important since there's nothing else here in terms of amenities. We just had a quick stop here as one of a few things to do in a day. The area is not fenced and there were quite a few gopher holes so watch your step and your kids.

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Thank Raymond W
Alberta, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is a Beautiful Canyon to Visit. You can Enjoy the Views from up top or Make your way down for a hike. You may think you are in a movie scene. It is a Must see. It's a few minutes drive Past The Museum, you'll follow the road out of the Valley, Pass a few Pump jacks and it's... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Good outdoor for all ages, from baby to 100 years old. That make you think of how badlands come from.?

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Ottawa, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Part of the "dinosaur trail" drive, it's beautiful to see and great photo ops. Short distances to walk to view the beautiful striation. Parking available and no admission fees.

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Thank 5000traveller
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

While on a weekend getaway with my daughter we stopped here for a photo op. The canyon is breathtaking. From up on the plateau you can see how the river cut through the sediments for as far as the eye can see. You must stop here and take in the beauty that Mother Nature provided.

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