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“awesome views of the badlands”
Review of Horsethief Canyon

Horsethief Canyon
Ranked #3 of 31 things to do in Drumheller
Certificate of Excellence
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Reviewed September 3, 2013

easy to drive, you can walk if you have the time but still can see lots by viewing. It is amazing to see what the Red Deer river carved out so many years ago. A must see if you come to Alberta.

Thank Ilovetotravel1952
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Reviewed September 1, 2013

Impressive views - different perspectives every few feet from the lookout point. Particularly nice in late afternoon as the sun is getting lower in the sky and the light reflects off the river.

Thank Kat M
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Reviewed August 31, 2013

here you can park, put on the hiking boots and hike down into the canyon. little steep going down so wear boots with good traction - but not hard to manuever. excellent views. we hit it in the morning when it was still cool.

Thank CamasGary
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Reviewed August 29, 2013

My wife and I spent 4 hours hiking this canyon only to discover when looking at it from the west side that we'd only covered about 10%. We noticed multiple fossils, lot's of trees and even a few dinosaur bones. There were even unfortunate bones from deer, coyote and cow. It is well worth taking the time to explore this canyon.

Thank pgpg5860
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Reviewed August 26, 2013

This canyon is about 14 km farther down N. Dino Trail from Royal Tyrell Museum and well worth the visit. Beautiful. We climbed around it a bit and had a nice outing here. Many dino bones/fossils have been found here in the past. Very easy to find and quite breath-taking.

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