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Western Destinations Canyon Creek Ranch - Tours

#1 of 79 Outdoor Activities in Phoenix Features Animals
Phoenix, AZ 85257
+1 623-374-5245
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Great fun! Great food! Excellent staff!

We were there with a business group and had such a fantastic time! Some people went horse back... read more

Reviewed February 25, 2015
Jani P
Grove City, OH
True Cowboy Experience

The trip started with a cowboy and dog leading us onto the property. The horses in the corral were... read more

Reviewed February 23, 2015
Toni H
Sarasota, Florida
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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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Phoenix, AZ 85257
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Reviewed February 25, 2015

We were there with a business group and had such a fantastic time! Some people went horse back riding and some the Pink Jeep tour--all had nothing but positive comments! We took the Pink Jeep tour and had the best tour guide--so much great information...More

Thank Jani P
Reviewed February 23, 2015

The trip started with a cowboy and dog leading us onto the property. The horses in the corral were feisty and playful. There was such attention to detail everywhere you looked. The saloon had the swinging doors, the sinks in the restroom were buckets with...More

Thank Toni H
Reviewed February 21, 2015 via mobile

Cowboys Kevin and Chris were great. Felt at ease from the time we arrived. Kids loved the horseback ride and the old town axe throwing, gun shooting, and bow shooting. Lunch was great. Can't miss on the hot dog, chicken, or burger. Getting picked up...More

Thank Shawnieph
Reviewed February 19, 2015

We stumbled on this gem a few months ago and took our kids (age 5 and 11) as well as a family friend visiting...had such an amazing time we went back again a few months later when other family came to visit. Staff is amazing...More

Thank jswhit
Reviewed February 17, 2015

My team can't stop raving about the wonderful time they had with Western Destinations! Here is what I heard from my team: "Fantastic Staff!", "Food was delicious!", "Joey was wonderful!", "The staff were appreciative business people who took great care of us.", "The horseback riding...More

Thank heather h
Reviewed February 16, 2015

Rusty was fun. He told us everything he knew. He had us shooting a 6 shooter & bow & arrows. I would love to go back & do it all over again. We had a awesome time.

Thank Jerrolyn
Reviewed February 14, 2015

This was my first time at WD. My wife and her parents have been coming here for years and always rave about how fun it is so i figured i would tag along this time. I can honestly say it was well worth the trip!...More

Thank benji1868
Reviewed February 9, 2015

With Rusty as our dedicated wrangler, my wife and I had a great experience riding through the desert on horseback, making our way to the Old West Town of Coldwater and back. During the ride, Rusty delivered interesting commentary on the plants and history of...More

Thank Steve N
Reviewed February 6, 2015

What a great time, one of the most memorable things I have ever done. Our guide Joe was Awesome, the horses are well trained, beautiful scenery, everything was perfect. You start with a trail ride, and just when you think you need a break, you...More

3  Thank Brant N
Reviewed February 4, 2015

Our day began as a freshly washed van arrived at our hotel to drive us to Canyon Creek Ranch. We were greeted as soon as the van doors opened by our guide for the day, Rusty. My husband and I are not experienced riders (have...More

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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
Sonali B
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