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Western Destinations Canyon Creek Ranch - Tours

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Phoenix, AZ 85257
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Simply the BEST!

We booked this "horseback riding adventure" for our twins for their birthday and we got So mucH... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Tabitha C
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Sebastopol, California
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Great Cowboy Fun!

My wife and I booked this outing with horseback riding and "cowboy games" at a replica of an old... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
tigerrob2018
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Greenville, South Carolina
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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...more
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Hours Today: 7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We booked this "horseback riding adventure" for our twins for their birthday and we got So mucH more! First, you arrive in a parking lot off the freeway where your cowboy will meet you and take you to the ranch. Don't let the fact that...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I booked this outing with horseback riding and "cowboy games" at a replica of an old west town just north of Phoenix. To our delight, when we arrived, we were the only guests for the day! Wrangler Rich did a great job...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My friend and I on a whim decided on our last day in Phoenix to see if we could go on a horse back riding tour. We called in the morning and they were happy to accomadate us. When we arrived my friend and I...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited the 2nd week of April. The weather was perfect. The views were beautiful! Rusty our wrangler was awesome. He was extremely knowable about the area, cactus, animals, snakes and the ghost town we stopped at. He was able to engage our entire family....More

1  Thank Naomi M
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our Wrangler , Rusty, was so nice and knowledgeable about the desert flora and fauna. He was very interesting and had a great sense of humor. He went above and beyond to make our experience fun. He tailored our ride to our interests. My daughter...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My son in law had never been on a horse, so when we visited him in Phoenix, we had to give it a try. The Marriott Canyon Villas recommended these guys and we're glad they did. We had a private tour for the four of...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place is awesome! You will not get your typical horseback ride adventure here. It is so much more than that. Everything is personalized to your group. Whether it is one person or two hundred. True Western Hospitality, great horses, amazing Wranglers and a real...More

Thank Kerry R
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I surprised my boyfriend for his birthday and we both were very pleased with the outcome! You ride for a good hour on horses through a trail that’s quiet and beautiful scenery (up and down some hills) then you reach the cute cowboy town that’s...More

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Reviewed April 19, 2018 via mobile

If you are coming to Phoenix and don’t mind the 40 drive into the desert I highly recommend Western Adventures. The name is just like it sounds. We rode horses past 400 year old cacti, saw Indian Petroglyphs, shot pistols, bow and arrows also a...More

Thank Steven P
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Reviewed April 18, 2018

We visited the ranch on our last day of our stay in Phoenix/GC. What a way to end a trip! Rusty, our guide for the day, managed not to laugh too hard as me and my family rode horses for the first time. The horses...More

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Harpdog02190
April 26, 2018|
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Response from kvotwhite | Reviewed this property |
Probably not. But there is no where for the horses to go. They are so gentle and have been riding the same path and know it. I have an 11 year old and a 13 year old. They managed wonderful. Riders don’t need to do... More
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Sonali B
December 31, 2017|
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Response from Kathryn L | Reviewed this property |
I’m sorry, I don’t know the answer to your questions.
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Kristy J
May 15, 2017|
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Response from Jennifer R | Reviewed this property |
I love the heat, so I probably wouldn't mind it. My 9 year old son, however, not so much. Although the guides provide plenty of water and you do get a reprieve from the heat in the Western town, the kids might be too hot. I... More
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