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“Sensational Outing”

Cave Creek Trail Rides
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: Located just north of Phoenix, we offer a variety of horseback rides through the beautiful Sonoran Desert. All of our horses are gentle and experienced and take great care of our guests. We specialize in family friendly, safe horseback rides that are perfect for beginners and experienced riders alike. Our trails provide an excellent view of the Go John Mountains and the Phoenix valley below. We offer THE best horseback rides in the Phoenix area. Here at Cave Creek Trail Rides, we are known for our warm hospitality and our well cared for horses. Our guides are always friendly and courteous and love to share their knowledge about horses, the Sonoran Desert, and Cave Creek's history. Our horses are gentle, well mannered and always well cared for. Cave Creek Trail Rides offers a true western experience! We even include cowboy boots, hats and chaps to wear on your ride or just for great picture opportunities. We are dedicated to making your trail ride with us the highlight of your trip.
Useful Information: Bathroom facilities, Activities for older children, Activities for young children
Reviewed December 6, 2012

Cave Creek Trail Rides was a sensational choice for "Girls' Day." Perfect weather, awesome views. Mat and Taylor were real pros - picking the perfect horse for each of us. Mat was a terrific guide, friendly and knowledgeable. I've lived in Phoenix for 30 years and this was the best trail ride experience I've had.

2  Thank B J S
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FisherCreekStanley, Owner at Cave Creek Trail Rides, responded to this reviewResponded December 16, 2012

Mat & Taylor are the best! "Best Trailrides experience ever" is a wonderful compliment. Thanks for taking the time to write a review. We appreciate you and letting us know that we are doing a great job. We hope to see you again soon.

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"sunset ride"
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"great ride"
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"horseback riding"
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"beautiful scenery"
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"cowboy boots and hats"
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"amazing sunset"
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"smaller group"
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"minute ride"
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"gentle horses"
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"take pictures"
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"fun experience"
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"well taken care"
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Reviewed November 26, 2012

They let me ride the perfect horse for the first time rider. I did the one hour tour and it was perfect. The guide was great and the tour was beautiful. I would definitely go again.

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FisherCreekStanley, Owner at Cave Creek Trail Rides, responded to this reviewResponded December 16, 2012

We love it when first time riders have such a great experience, it means we did our job well. Thanks for taking the time to write and put a comment on Trip Advisor.

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Reviewed November 24, 2012

Cave Creek Trail Rides is a great place to go when you visit AZ. We went on the 2hrs tour, and we had a great time. The guide Ed was a well informed guy who knew what he was doing. He did a great time with the tour, and if I were to do it again, I would ask for ED to by the guide, once more.
Over all great place!
-Brody

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FisherCreekStanley, Owner at Cave Creek Trail Rides, responded to this reviewResponded December 16, 2012

We are glad you enjoyed Ed and the ride and hope to see you again soon.

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Reviewed November 23, 2012

Surprised my husband with breakfast, some mimosas and a trail ride for his birthday this year and i must say that we had an awesome time. Our guide Steven was great and knew all things desert. Beautiful scenic views of the Sonoran Mountains, Desert Hills, Downtown Phoenix and Cave Creek, just breath taking at 2500 ft! The tour was an hour and a half and i thought that it was more than sufficient time for us as we are not frequent horse riders. If you are not a horse or narrow mountain trail comfort person then this is not for you! On the other hand i'm sure that they offer kid friendly trails for those who still want to have a go at it. The birthday boy had a great time! Will be back when we have some friends come visit.

Thank TDRDTJ
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FisherCreekStanley, Owner at Cave Creek Trail Rides, responded to this reviewResponded December 16, 2012

I'm glad to hear that Steven did a great job and that your husband's birthday included us and you had a great time. Thanks for taking the time to write and we'll look forward to having you and your friends ride with us again.

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Reviewed October 14, 2012

A friend visiting from the UK experienced her first Az sunset from the back of a horse on a trail ride here and said she would never forget it! Our guide Joe was a delightful and articulate young man who was clearly loving his job and never stopped talking about the scenery, his horses and how lovely Arizona was.

This was a return visit for me and I will certainly bring more visitors here for the perfect sunset experience

Thank MrsMaldives
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FisherCreekStanley, Owner at Cave Creek Trail Rides, responded to this reviewResponded October 15, 2012

We appreciate you taking the time to comment on our ride and your guide, Joe. He is a great young man and we are lucky to have him. I am glad that your guests had a great time. The desert at sunset is truly magical.

Deb

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