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Western Destinations Canyon Creek Ranch - Tours

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Address: Phoenix, AZ 85257
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Canyon Creek Ranch is nestled on 130 breathtaking acres in Cold Water...

Canyon Creek Ranch is nestled on 130 breathtaking acres in Cold Water Canyon, just twenty miles north of Phoenix in Black CanyonCity, Arizona. The ranch is surrounded by 71,000 acres of National Monument land, featuring rugged hills, fantastic volcanic formations, ancient Native American petroglyphs and the Agua Fria River. The ranch offers great views of the surrounding mountains and miles of natural Sonoran desert to explore and enjoy.

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Wonderful mornings trek on the horseback tour and visit to Wild West Town. This is a must do and suitable for complete novices. We reserved in advance and the Wrangler met us at... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Wonderful mornings trek on the horseback tour and visit to Wild West Town. This is a must do and suitable for complete novices. We reserved in advance and the Wrangler met us at nearby restaurant to show us the way to the ranch. You get an individual Wrangler for each family which is great...and the trek gently winds it way... More 

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Surprise, Arizona
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Our family came to visit with 7 and 9 year old granddaughters. Looking for something fun and different to do, I made advance reservations at Western Destinations. The total cost for six of us intimidated me a bit but reviews were good so I took a chance. So glad we did! Trip started by our cowboy, Sam, meeting us right... More 

Thank GrandFan13
Chatham, New Jersey
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago

My sister and I rode with Rusty on our tour. He is very knowledgeable about the dessert, and we had an amazing ride. The views and foliage were beautiful with the dessert in bloom. Rusty is a great storyteller and multi tasked to shoot great pictures for us. As memorable as our ride was, the stop at the old west... More 

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Words cannot describe how amazing this tour was. We booked their popular Horseback Adventure Package and it worth every penny. First of all, Rusty is an amazing guide, sharing fascinating stories and facts about the desert, the inhabitants, the history of the area and much much more. He had just the right amount of jokes and was a blast to... More 

Thank TorontoGlob
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our guide, Rusty, was excellent. Our ride was fun, and Rusty a wealth of information. After the ride we stopped at a western town for a drink at the saloon, learned all about snakes, shot a pistol, and bow and arrow. We even learned how to rope a cow. Fantastic activity.

Thank Anne S
Syracuse, New York
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3 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our family motto went from OW to WOW after this epic adventure. Our guide, Chris, was fun, informative, and ensured everyone had a good time! We loved the horses, which were well cared for, and the ride was great. The western-style town is perfect...complete with a surprise in the freezer for the kids to enjoy and learn about desert animals.... More 

Thank jdgone
Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin
1 review
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you are interested in some authentic cowboy fun and experience the outdoors for a day don't miss this adventure. You will have to go back over 100 years to duplicate what you can find in Canyon Creek. Rusty was our guide and he is an original horse wrangler. You will be able to do in one day what a... More 

Thank shadowfax1009
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a wonderful time - better than we anticipated. We had Rusty as our guide and I would highly recommend requesting him. He was knowledgeable, fun, willing to explore more than the usual trip. There were only 2 of us in his group and he kept us entertained for over 6 hours. Everyone on the staff was great: friendly,... More 

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We had a great time. Course ride through the Desert was fantastic. Fun and the educational. Spending time in the small town was also a great experience. I would advise eating lunch as part of the tour. My 3 kids age 11, 9, 7 loved the whole experience.

Thank Michael M
Cleveland, Ohio
1 review
Reviewed April 20, 2017

My family of 6 had a great time! Fun for kids of all ages. Our guide, BZ, was fantastic. Highly recommend!

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