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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 place, great ride, great guide(thanks Sam)

It's off the beaten trail (excellent directions and they meet you to bring you to the Ranch) and... read more

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Wantagh, New York
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Had a spectacular time with our family today at the ranch. Cowgirl Joey picked us up at our hotel... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
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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” (124 reviews)
“horseback riding” (219 reviews)
“west town” (95 reviews)
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Hours Today: 7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
Phoenix, AZ 85257
+1 623-374-5245

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Reviewed yesterday

It's off the beaten trail (excellent directions and they meet you to bring you to the Ranch) and perfect, Sam our cowboy/wrangler/poet guide made the whole experience fantastic, friendly, real & honest he added "old west hospitality" to the tour, the horse trail ride, the...More

Thank rdking60
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Had a spectacular time with our family today at the ranch. Cowgirl Joey picked us up at our hotel which made our trip comfortable and convenient. Cowboy Chris was our trail leader for the day, he entertained us with his knowledge and wit. Opal and...More

Thank Cronin2001
Reviewed 1 week ago

I hadn't been on a horse in like thirty years. Once I got there and was introduce to my horse, I was fine. Our Cowboy was Richie and his son Luke. They took us on a trail ride that showed great views of the ranch...More

Thank madamd2017
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited here at the recommendation of our hotel and really enjoyed it. Rusty was our tour guide and he was more than wonderful, very knowledgeable about the dessert and truly seemed to love nature. I learned so many interesting things from him. The town is...More

Thank Nunzieda
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We loved this visit to the ranch. Sam was our wrangler and took great care of us from start to finish. This stop provides you with a personal wrangler (one wrangler for the two of us) that sets you up with a horse, teaches you...More

Thank Kathryn L
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had the pleasure of spending a few hours on a Western Destinations experience last week and everyone in the family had an incredible time. Our son has some special needs, so we opted for the jeep tour through the surrounding area. The day started...More

Thank Anthony A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Love love love everyone here. You do feel like family. So much attention to making it feel so special for your family. When in the Phoenix area this is a place you do not want to miss out on.

Thank az1flagirl78
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My friend and I go on a girlfriends getaway every other year or so. This year we decided to stay in Scottsdale. I told her the only thing on my agenda was to horseback ride. I booked our reservation for Western Destinations, realizing that I...More

Thank kimsenn
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a great time. So much more then horseback riding! Archery, lassoing, pistol shooting and hatchet throwing during a stop with plenty of drink options.

Thank shannonho3873
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I ride horses on vacation every chance we get. Canyon Creek took it to the next level. Being from the east coast, our guide Rusty educated us every step of the way by explaining all the cactus varieties and survival do's and...More

Thank pminyon
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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
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
March 30, 2017|
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Response from gregger1 | Property representative |
All our adventures are private and by reservations only, Please contact Opal direct at (623) 374-5245. Opal is the owner and handles all special request. Thank you