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Western Destinations Canyon Creek Ranch - Tours

#1 of 79 Outdoor Activities in Phoenix Features Animals
Phoenix, AZ 85257
+1 623-374-5245
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Fantastic Western Experience

I organized this trip for me and my 2 kids a few months ago for our first trip out west to Arizona... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Kristy J
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Canyon Creek Made Our Holiday!

A big thank you to Rusty and Canyon Creek Ranch for a FANTASTIC western experience! Enjoyed all the... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
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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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Phoenix, AZ 85257
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I organized this trip for me and my 2 kids a few months ago for our first trip out west to Arizona. It was everything I had hoped for and then some. We ended up riding at 7am and temperatures were perfect 70 degrees. Cowboy...More

Thank Kristy J
Reviewed 2 days ago

A big thank you to Rusty and Canyon Creek Ranch for a FANTASTIC western experience! Enjoyed all the activities immensely. Rusty entertained us with great knowledge, tales and amazing stories and jokes. We highly recommend Canyon Creek Ranch to all those visiting Arizona and would...More

Thank spantusa
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We were so please with our tour today that I needed to take the time to thank Rusty and Chris for such a memorable day. They were very professional and kind with my family. We never felt rush. The ranch is clean, the animals are...More

Thank Carmen P
Reviewed 1 week ago

I read about Western Destinations on Tripadvisor and am so glad I trusted the reviews. This was one of the best experiences my husband and I had on our Arizona trip. I was able to make a reservation two days in advance over the phone...More

Thank Jami L
Reviewed 1 week ago

We decided to do this kind of a the last minute and called the day before. They were very accommodating and got us in the next morning. Every tour is your own private group, which was great! My 3 boys loved it!! We got an...More

Thank dennismccormack
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We came as a family to get the "western" experience so we could use this venue in the future for our exchange program; a family business. We had the time of our lives, from the games and jeep tour to sitting in the small town...More

Thank TLaneReighard
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We wanted to find a good place to do some horseback riding while in Arizona for the family vacation. Concierge at the Westin Kierland in Scottsdale highly recommended Canyon Creek Ranch and boy did she hit the nail on the head. Rusty gave our family...More

Thank Paul D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was recommended to me by a friend and it was by far my kids' favorite thing that we did in the Phoenix area. Both kids (ages 7 and 11) were a little nervous about riding a horse for the first time and both loved...More

Thank JeffersonsMom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It was a really nice ride! We even got on a mountain with the horses, from there you have a amazing view. It was definitely worth the money.

Thank Samira J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place, and the people there, are absolutely amazing. My wife's family was visiting from out of town and we wanted to give them the "Arizona experience". Western destinations did not disappoint. Aaron and Rusty were fantastic guides. Very charming and a great "cowboy wit"...More

Thank bsemery
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Kristy J
15 May 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
Sonali B
30 April 2017|
Response from Jennifer R | Reviewed this property |
This ranch is located north of Phoenix. The Sonoran Desert is a few hours south of here. The sunsets in Arizona desert are gorgeous no matter where you are.The best places we experienced were the Grand Canyon and the Saguaro... More
30 March 2017|
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Response from gregger1 | Property representative |
All our adventures are private and by reservations only, Please contact Opal direct at (623) 374-5245. Opal is the owner and handles all special request. Thank you