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Address: Highway 838 | 13408 129 Ave., Drumheller, Alberta T5l 3K4, Canada
Phone Number: 780 200 1053
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Nice view spot on the highway

I was on my way out of Drumheller to go to Three Hills and decided to go this way an discovered quite by accident this view point. It is spectacular and is a great example of the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Donna M
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Calgary, Canada

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Calgary, Canada
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136 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I was on my way out of Drumheller to go to Three Hills and decided to go this way an discovered quite by accident this view point. It is spectacular and is a great example of the area around Drumheller (see also Horseshoe Canyone on highway 9) It's got an intersting history too. When you get further along you will... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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118 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What an interesting place to visit. Wear running shoes or good hikers, climb carefully down from the parking lot. There are trails on the bottom. Bring your camera and a water bottle, quite an eerie landscape. Certainly a one of a kind place.

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Thank ConnoisseurGal
Vancouver, Canada
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37 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very Awesome Scenery, amazing Prehistoric formations. Hard to believe that this was once the shore of a huge ocean.

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Thank Redrock55
New Westminster, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2015

The Horsethief Canyon is an interesting landscape in Southern Alberta. Of course, it is not as impressive as the Grand Canyon. Nevertheless, it is certainly not a mistake to visit it.

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Saskatoon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2015

Kids were happy to walk the trails and explore even though it was covered in snow. Nice views, would be lots of exploring to do on a sunny day.

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Ontario, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2015

I didn't even know we had such amazing canyons like this! It was a nice quiet place to go and look out across the canyon. I found a rough path down into the canyon which I took for a little ways but because I was alone I turned around. If you have the appropriate shoes (hiking shoes), water, and other... More 

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St. Andrews, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2015

Hard to believe this is in canada...easy to drive to..beautiful scenery on route...will return on warmer day one year and hike in the valleys

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Thank 321dmiller
Norwich, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2015

We have been lucky enough to see other canyons which are probably more spectacular, but having said that, Horsethief Canyon is certainly worth seeing and the scale of it is impressive. You can walk down into the canyon and there are great photographic opportunities there.

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Thank Diana891
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2015 via mobile

A few minutes drive from Drumheller, these formations are quite interesting and make for good pictures :)

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Thank Daniel N
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2015

A must see when travelling to Drumheller. This just adds another great stop to the adventures to be had when in this area. Views are wonderful.

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