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“The most amazing experince”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of Canyon Trail Rides

Canyon Trail Rides
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Owner description: Come explore Zion National Park on the back of horse or mule. Experience riding through the Virgin River, looking up at the "Court of the Patriarchs", and climbing 700 ft on the Sandbench Trail. Canyon Trail Rides offers a 1 hour ride and a 1/2 day (3 hour) ride. The 1 hour ride is $40.00 per person and each person must be 7 years or older and under 220 lbs. The 1/2 day ride is $80.00 per person and each person must be 10 years or older and under 220 lbs.
London, United Kingdom
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“The most amazing experince”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 27, 2013

We are touring the US the last three years and for sure that was probably one of the most amazing experiences of this year's tour. The trail riding in Bryce canyon is something you will never forget, it is a must, the breathtaking views from the floor of the canyon is something you can't enjoy from the view points of the rim, unless you are in a very good condition to hike. Our guides where very friendly and with a great sense of humor, they took care of all riders in the best and friendly way. For sure we will do the ride next year again!!

Visited October 2013
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“Great experience”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 22, 2013

Although I was somewhat dubious about riding a mule down a narrow passage on a mountain without having any previous experience riding horses, it was a thoroughly wonderful experience. Our trail guide made us feel comfortable as the trip progressed and the sights were magnificent. It was especially nice to be riding a mule on the way back up the mountain - that was quite a trek! We highly recommend making this ride and selecting the Canyon Trail Rides as our guide.

Visited September 2013
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Topeka, Kansas, United States
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“Very enjoyable ride!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 21, 2013

We truly enjoyed our trip down into the Grand Canyon with Canyon Trail Rides! We booked the trip online about two months in advance and the tour company was very good about emailing acknowledgements, reminders, information you need to know before you get there, etc. We were shuttled from Grand Canyon Lodge on the North Rim to the trail head. The guides were very helpful with instructions before we saddled up on our mules :) Our trail guide, Dennis, was so friendly and nice! We felt completely taken care of and safe as well as entertained by the history and stories that he shared. I am sure we drove him crazy with all of our questions, since it was our first day at the Grand Canyon, but he was so helpful and patient. The ride down and back provided many beautiful views and chances to see some wildlife. Be sure to follow the instructions about what to wear - jeans/long pants and nothing that flaps in the wind (the mules don't like that). We rested at the turn around point and Dennis took our photos with the Grand Canyon in the background. Well worth the money and time to do this trip!

Visited September 2013
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
“Highly Recommend”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 21, 2013

We (four adults and three children) took the 1/2 day Peek-a-Boo Loop trail ride. None of us had much experience riding horses. The cowboys matched us with horses or mules appropriate for our size and gave us a brief lesson in how to steer the animals. Our trail guide was patient and helpful. He stopped frequently to point out sights along the trail. The best part by far was the Peek-a-Boo Canyon, where amazing rock formations suddenly appeared before our eyes as we rounded corners or rode through narrow openings. The horses and mules play follow the leader well and needed little, if any, coaxing. Our party was extremely pleased with the adventure. Bryce Canyon looks much different from the base than the top, and riding horses sure beats hiking down to the bottom.

Visited October 2013
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Toronto, Canada
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“Great trail ride”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 6, 2013

From the Bryce Lodge we joined a two hour trail ride going down 1000 ft from the canyon edge. The horses and mules were pretty docile and seemed very sure footed which was comforting as they insisted on walking right on the trail edge with considerable drops at the side. The views were magnificent and the ride great fun despite, or perhaps because of, the narrow trails and cliff edges.

Visited September 2013
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