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Western Destinations Canyon Creek Ranch - Tours

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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...more
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Phoenix, AZ 85257
+1 623-374-5245
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Reviewed yesterday

This was one of the best tours that I have ever been on. Rusty was the best tour guide, very knowledgeable and such a cool guy to hang out with for an afternoon. The horses are very healthy and well taken care of. The old...More

Thank Lindsay M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a fantastic experience at Canyon Creek Ranch! Rusty took his time with us as our personal “cowboy.” The Ranch is gorgeous and the views are striking. Our two daughters enjoyed the horseback ride and all of the cool games. Lots of fun and...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Our guide was really good, so made the jeep tour more enjoyable. I have to give it 4 stars because it is very difficult to get to and Uber drivers will not pick you up after they drop you off. I was told this ahead...More

Thank BMoore12345
Reviewed 1 week ago

My now husband and I traveled to Scottsdale for our "mini moon" - we stayed at the Westin and were recommended to try Western Destinations at Canyon Creek Ranch for a day of horseback riding and more. We were picked up in an amazing old...More

Thank Kailee O
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We just visited. Rarely does a place match consistent excellent reviews but this one does. If you are new to horseback riding and western activities you will have a blast here. Perfect for families. You ride a horse for about 45 minutes, visit a western...More

Thank vacationguy274
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I celebrated our 18th anniversary in Arizona this year. We took the horse back riding tour with lunch included. Our wrangler Rusty was a fantastic guide, well experienced, and friendly. Full of information about the wildlife and plant life in the area....More

Thank Voyage48673112248
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our family of four with kids (ages 10 & 11) had a wonderful time at Canyon Creek Ranch during our Horseback Riding Adventure Tour. Rusty, our wrangler, was an awesome host with his knowledge of the desert and horses. The horses were well trained to...More

Thank mcave27
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our ride with Rusty, our Rangler, was AMAZING!! We Highly recommend! He gave us a horse back tour of the desert as well as a tour of their very own old Western Town. We live in Phoenix, Arizona, and he told things about the desert...More

Thank warmdana
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent fun! Rich gave usa fabulous experience on super horses and informed us about nature in the area. We had fun shooting pistols and arrows and throwing axes and learning to lasoo. It was raining whenwe visited but we absolutely loved our time there. To...More

Thank Kay M
Reviewed 10 October 2018

Our day with "Rusty", our Wrangler vastly exceeded our expectations and was the highlight of our holiday in the U.S. He was able to put us at ease with the horses, advised us, as novices, how to handle them and was very knowledgeable about the...More

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29 August 2018|
Response from PapaBrownbear | Property representative |
Hi Sonali, if we come across snakes, we'll take some great photos. We line up horses to riders, and yes you'll be riding close to all the cacti. The sunset rides are Amazing!
26 April 2018|
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Response from Kim W | 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
31 December 2017|
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Response from Patricia L | Reviewed this property |
There are a variety of horses there; I do believe they have sunset rides