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Western Destinations Canyon Creek Ranch - Tours

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Phoenix, AZ 85257
+1 623-374-5245
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Great ride in the sunshine

My 13 year old son and I went today and had a great time. The staff (Rich was our guide) were all... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Victoria Capital Regional District, Canada
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Must-do Phoenix area activity

So happy we found this place. We went on the last day of our trip and I'm glad we did because it... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Eliot, Maine
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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 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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“pistol shooting” (126 reviews)
“horseback riding” (221 reviews)
“west town” (98 reviews)
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Hours Today: 7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
Phoenix, AZ 85257
Phoenix, AZ 85257
+1 623-374-5245

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

My 13 year old son and I went today and had a great time. The staff (Rich was our guide) were all super friendly and were totally gracious about our delay with the Phoenix morning traffic. The ride followed a path that meandered through their...More

Thank mikekate2015
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

So happy we found this place. We went on the last day of our trip and I'm glad we did because it was perfect parts fun, Arizona, and relaxation. Our guide Rich was awesome. Friendly, good conversation, and he even took part in the cowboy...More

Thank caitohpotato
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful horseback ride with pistol shooting, archery and axe throwing. Guides were friendly and funny. Horses seemed well taken care of. Will definitely visit again if I am in Arizona.

Thank Wendymichelle2014
Reviewed 1 week ago

Spent the day with Jamie and his 9 year old son, Landon. Great gentlemen. I have 4 teenagers and was worried if they would like this or not - loved it. Highlight was skeet shooting for the boys. Horseback riding was slow which is exactly...More

Thank Ingrid S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Joey picked us up at our hotel and the wonderful day began. She was full of enthusiasm for the ranch, we couldn't wait to arrive. Our drive was about 45 minutes, but well worth the travel time. Joey entertained us with stories to and from...More

Thank 400Cindy
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a great time with Chris and Rusty with my wife. An absolutely unforgettable experience that is so much more than a horseback ride. a must do if in AZ

Thank Morris G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A must-do! Our family had such a great time at Western Destinations! The horseback riding was great, and the games were just as fun. The day was really topped off with a one-of-a-kind experience with pistol shooting, tomahawk throwing, and some other great western games....More

Thank S8752WDlisa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a great attraction. They have recreated a western experience (which I thought would be cheesy) in a really authentic down to earth way. The movie set perfect old west "town" is great, complete with saloon, jail and stables. Our son had an injured...More

Thank TeamAperth
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our second time visiting this lovely ranch. Nearly 100 horses, a colt, and some long horned cattle to adore. This day made our trip to Phoenix area!!! This is a must do! Our guide this visit, Jaime, sent photos and made a video of our...More

Thank Lee B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

While my husband and I were road tripping through Arizona, I said to him that I wanted to find a ranch and go horseback riding. After doing some online research, I found Canyon Creek and saw that it not only offered horseback riding, but the...More

Thank KJSkribbles
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December 31, 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
April 30, 2017|
Response from Jennifer R | Reviewed this property |
This ranch is located north of Phoenix. The Sonoran Desert is a few hours south of here. The sunsets in Arizona desert are gorgeous no matter where you are.The best places we experienced were the Grand Canyon and the Saguaro... More