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Canyon Trails Ranch Guided Horse Tours

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13987 Road G, Cortez, CO 81321-9573
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Great ride and with a nice history of the area

Canyon Trails is top notch. The owners Rodney and Kristie are very nice folks and will make you... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
joseph8341
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Somerset, New Jersey
Beautiful Horses Beautiful Place

We wanted to ride horses through the Canyon of the Ancients and learn some about it. Kristie was... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
LocalTravelerAZ
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Phoenix, Arizona
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13987 Road G, Cortez, CO 81321-9573
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Canyon Trails is top notch. The owners Rodney and Kristie are very nice folks and will make you feel very comfortable. My son and I had limited riding experience and the tour was just right.There were plenty of breaks for water/snacks and photo ops. I...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We wanted to ride horses through the Canyon of the Ancients and learn some about it. Kristie was perfect. She told us stories, pointed out cool stuff, took us on a hike to a ruin, and hot everyone back safe. This is a top notch...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Rod and Kristie are so welcoming and knowledgeable about the land. Went on a horse trip with their daughter Jessica as our leader, and she was awesome. We saw Native ruins, wildlife, and the scenery was breathtaking. I would definitely recommend to anyone wanting to...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Jessica took our group on a spectacular ride and showed us some incredible cliff dwellings which we could enter and explore. She was attentive, kind and informative about the area. My ten year old daughter had the best time. It’s clear that this family run...More

1  Thank Twinmom048
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Reviewed October 29, 2017 via mobile

Our family stayed near Cortez for our 30th anniversary. On day 2 in the area, we went on the morning, 3 hour ride. We had a mix of riding abilities within our group of 6 people, and we all felt that the Canyon Trails ride...More

1  Thank Janephn
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Reviewed October 22, 2017

Kristie was our guide, and she was absolutely fabulous. She and her husband Rodney have a lovely property that backs up to the National Monument, and both of them are friendly, knowledgable people. Kristie took us on a great tour, and we were all charmed...More

Thank Julie S
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Reviewed October 15, 2017

If you enjoy stunning landscapes, an intimate camp site, and have a desire to "unplug," this is the perfect spot! Background: we are traveling around the country for a year in our Suburban, pulling a 30 foot travel trailer. We booked this destination primarily because...More

3  Thank Case N
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Reviewed September 20, 2017 via mobile

Husband and I were here Labor Day and spent the morning on one of the very best horseback rides I've ever done!! Kristie and Rodney are incredibly informative, interesting and welcoming. Kristie guided us through the canyons on sure-footed horses while the dogs romped along...More

2  Thank susu951
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Reviewed September 14, 2017

The trail takes you through dramatic but rocky scenery. Kristie (accompanied by the ranch dogs) guided us along the way, pointing out fascinating native indian facts. We had both ridden before, but personally not for a couple of years. Beginners should be aware that the...More

2  Thank julia2289
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Reviewed August 26, 2017 via mobile

Like Kristie's review this was a highlight of our two week trip west. Great people run this ranch which makes for a great ride. There was no rush and CHERYL shared a lot of information about the Canyon, the protected dwellings and the area in...More

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Gary V
April 13, 2017|
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Response from kristiecarriker | Property representative |
Rate is $100/person for half-day ride and $200/person for the full-day ride (2 person minimum, 10% discount if 4 or more). No children under 8 yrs. Just call or e-mail your date request and number of people to make... More
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April 10, 2016|
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Please call for info: 970-565-1499.
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