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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Drumheller, Alberta, Canada
+1 403-334-4354
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Reviewed yesterday

Just off highway 9 as you are approaching Drumheller (18 km southwest), Horseshoe Canyon is worth the stop to view the interesting badlands landscape which exposed so many dinosaur bones. There's a tiny little rock and fossil kiosk there as well, and nearby there's an...More

Thank Aurora018
Reviewed 3 days ago

Since our last visit here, they installed a nice wooden look out platform over the canyon, added more toilets and a souvenier hut that sells fossils. The scenery is incredible and makes for great pictures. Take a walk on the pathways and be a part...More

1  Thank Usia2014
Reviewed 4 days ago

Wear good shoes and take a walk into the valley. Lots of fun. I didn't do any of the difficult climbs, but braver souls than me did.

Thank Christina H
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

On Aug. 12 we took friends from Japan to the Tyrrell Museum & stopped at Horseshoe Canyon along the way. Our Japanese Family was in awe. It challenges your visual senses when you come upon this. They enjoyed hiking though parts of the Canyon &...More

Thank Norske23
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Travelling through Drumheller? Not too far outside of Drumheller, on your way to Calgary, a hidden jewel is Horseshoe canyon. The view is breathtaking! Up for a challenge? Go for a hike and explore the canyon on foot. In the future, we want to spend...More

Thank C3113ISkathyd
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped on our way from Drumheller to Calgary. It’s a lovely little lookout with magnificent views of the coolies. There are trails down from the viewpoint into the valley as well.

1  Thank BT3rd
Reviewed 1 week ago

Long, nice hike thru canyon. Beautiful photos. Wear hiking shoes and bring lots to drink. Very hot there! Was fun for kids. Lots of exercise!

Thank Ania K
Reviewed 1 week ago

it was our fist stop and is so stunning we took lots of photos i recommend to walk around you might even see a prairie dog

Thank OntarioAna
Reviewed 1 week ago

You don't need to spend a lot of time here but don't drive by without stopping! The scenery opens up from flat prairie lands to the spectacular badlands. Gorgeous views from the top of the canyon. If you're adventurous you can head down and hike...More

Thank keynotes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

As long as your knees are good, hike down, you won't regret it. It's like the Badlands National Park in South Dakota, this landscape is very unique and special. But someday it will be all gone. As you'll notice when you hike, rain is constantly...More

1  Thank Alvin C
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Moneeka K
5 June 2018|
Response from POLLYANNA57 | Reviewed this property |
This is more a spatial awareness place than somewhere visitors are perched high up and over a daunting drop below them. The view is all around and we were firmly planted on solid ground at the site. I’m a borderline sufferer... More
Bobbi W
8 July 2017|
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