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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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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

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Niagra Falls
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday 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 yesterday 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 yesterday 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 2 days 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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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We saw Prairie Dogs. We hiked down into the Canyon. We marveled that anyone could cross such terrain - imagining doing just such a thing without GPS, let alone a compass! Dramatic territory. Stay, hike around the area and be amazed!

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Chilliwack, British Columbia, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Great opportunity to experience the vastness of the area. Needs park benches or pic nic tables. Nowhere to park the mobility challenged or elderly. Good hike there too.

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Prague
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Beautiful scenery. I really did not expect it. You are driving from Calgary through the fields and all flat places and in few minutes You find Yourself in desert. Very interesting, but be carefull, I saw snake there :-D And it´s really hot in summer

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The area around Drumheller is a unique part of Alberta! Well worth visiting!! It can be hot but hiking makes it a great trip.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Hot as Hades but worth the visit. The views are unbelievably breathtaking! The crickets, grasshoppers and prairie dogs kept us company as snap-happy tourists marvelling at the views. This is truly an unexpected gem in the heart of Alberta. Just when you think the prairies can't surprise you, Horse Thief Canyon grabs your senses and takes your breath away. A... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Worth the short drive. We loved the views and were amazed how you could be in flat Alberta and when you hit the badlands these beautiful valleys appear

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