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Horsethief Canyon

Highway 838 | 13408 129 Ave., Drumheller, Alberta T5L 3K4, Canada
+1 780-200-1053
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Beautiful spot, better than the Grand!!

We were advised to stop and see this canyon on our way out of Drumheller. What a beautiful view... read more

Reviewed yesterday
BIGtraveller66
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Ottawa
Great vantage point

This location has great views of the coolies and the river valley. People were climbing down and... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
BT3rd
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Windsor, United Kingdom
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“prairie dogs” (10 reviews)
“hiking boots” (5 reviews)
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Highway 838 | 13408 129 Ave., Drumheller, Alberta T5L 3K4, Canada
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+1 780-200-1053
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"dinosaur trail"
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"short drive"
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"the royal tyrell museum"
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Reviewed yesterday

We were advised to stop and see this canyon on our way out of Drumheller. What a beautiful view! Considering the proximity to the town, no one should miss to see this!

Thank BIGtraveller66
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This location has great views of the coolies and the river valley. People were climbing down and over to those coolies for photo ops. There were also a number of Prairie dogs there scampering around squealing at the tourists.

Thank BT3rd
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Reviewed 3 days ago

On the Dinosaur Trail Loop. Lots of parking. Many trails. Splendid views. Really shows the character of the badlands as this gash in the landscape.

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Reviewed 4 days ago

Easy to find, spectacular views, fascinating rock formations, wear good shoes because footing is variable.

Thank Charles H
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Lovely view, not that busy. My kids loved the little ground squirrels that ran aroud there. We spend almost an hour there because of them. Very nice with sunsets too!!

Thank Liesjhie
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We checked out this place first thing in morning. It was very rewarding. Lots of neat land formations to look at and great views. I would recommend good foot wear with this place. It is worth the stop for every one because you can stay...More

Thank Jeremy B
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Reviewed 1 week ago

is so amazing to see the views from here the story is also sooo interesting, make sure you have a guide or you buy and audio guide to visit this place there are so many good stories

Thank OntarioAna
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We arrived around 8am and had the place to ourselves for almost an hour! Was a moderately challenging hike down (trails are kinda hard to see) but we'll worth the effort. The view across the valley is amazing. It's just a lookout though so no...More

Thank 712Renee
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went there with my son his wife and baby. Don't get to close to edge no fenses. some people hike down and take pictures they are nuts lol. I was fine up top. You would be missing the most amazing thing to see if...More

Thank Rudkin37
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The hike into the canyon was easy for the kids (8/10). Some spots were slippery, but it was a great time. Kids loved it. Chopper did laps above us on 5-10min sightseeing trips. A bit loud not not a bother.

Thank Jen D
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pastywhitescot
July 13, 2018|
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Response from clayianclay | Reviewed this property |
It is not quite a trail. It was a platform when I was there and there was people walk over to way out. I should say no, it wasn’t a marked trail.
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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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brendashaw17
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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