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Western Destinations Canyon Creek Ranch - Tours

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Phoenix, AZ 85257
+1 623-374-5245
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Outstanding, Fun and Informative!!

My mother came into town and I wanted to find something fun to do that really captured Arizona... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Lynsey D
Its name says it all

Very authentic to the western style heritage of Arizona. Educationally interesting for adults and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
KCBella
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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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“pistol shooting” (129 reviews)
“horseback ride” (121 reviews)
“old west” (142 reviews)
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Hours Today: 7:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Phoenix, AZ 85257
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+1 623-374-5245
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"pistol shooting"
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"horseback ride"
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"old west"
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"bow and arrow"
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"axe throwing"
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"threw tomahawks"
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"wild west town"
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"western games"
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"corn on the cob"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My mother came into town and I wanted to find something fun to do that really captured Arizona. Booking this tour was the BEST decision. To get there, you are instructed to meet at a Steakhouse nearby. Which is perfect, because I am Terrible with...More

1  Thank Lynsey D
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Very authentic to the western style heritage of Arizona. Educationally interesting for adults and lots of fun for kids and there imaginations. Both will like the locational setting.

1  Thank KCBella
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I can say just about what most people have said already: This is a great tour. Horses are top notch. Rusty was one the main guide and showed us around the western town after the ride. It was pretty cool to do the arrows, hatchets,...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our teenage son chose this activity for our vacation and didn’t disappoint! Cowboy Joe is a great guide who showed us a great time! Horseback ridin’, tomahawk throwin’, and pistol shootin’! We highly recommend spending some time at Canyon Creek Ranch!

Thank Tom K
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wow! Amazing trail ride. It was just me and wrangler Rusty. He asked if I wanted to know more about the desert and delighted in explaining the plants of the desert. Including a survival demonstration removing needles from a piece of cactus to get to...More

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Reviewed July 12, 2018

First, the directions are on point, We met our guide @ a parking lot( sign of the canyon creek ranch hangs above in the lot) They said 8am and the guide arrived at 7:52 am on Fourth of July. We followed him for about 5...More

1  Thank John T
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Reviewed June 24, 2018 via mobile

Family with teens and 7 yr old, had a blast horseback riding while grandma went on Jeep ride. We all met back at saloon and had an absolute blast doing cowboy games. Rusty helped make this hands down the best day of the trip. Request...More

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Reviewed June 23, 2018 via mobile

My family of 7 (including 6 and 9 yr olds. ) arrived at the Canyon Creek Ranch by chance. And it truly was an incredible twist of fate! We arrived and were greeted by Rusty a real life cowboy in every sense of the word!...More

1  Thank Barbara O
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Reviewed June 22, 2018

What a fun ride we had with Rusty, our wrangler. He was patient, very knowledgable, and funny. The horses were also very well behaved and my 13 year old daughter and I, who were beginners, had a great time. The ride was a good distance,...More

Thank fergiefeeney
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Reviewed June 21, 2018 via mobile

Many thanks to Joe, Rich and the gentleman from Oneonta, NY for a great time today. Slight mixup with our reservation but Joe did the right thing and cut us a break on the price due to the mixup. Cowboy games were a lot of...More

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Harpdog02190
April 26, 2018|
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Response from kvotwhite | Reviewed this property |
Probably not. But there is no where for the horses to go. They are so gentle and have been riding the same path and know it. I have an 11 year old and a 13 year old. They managed wonderful. Riders don’t need to do... More
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Sonali B
December 31, 2017|
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I’m sorry, I don’t know the answer to your questions.
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Vacay1000
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
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