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Elkins Ranch

#7 of 18 things to do in Canyon Features Animals
Hwy 217 at Palo Duro Canyon State Park, Canyon, TX 79015
+1 806-488-2100
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Highlight of our trip to Palo Duro Canyon

Located just outside the Palo Duro Canyon state park entrance, we took the 3 hour tour for $65 per... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
davis0056
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San Antonio, TX
Forever Memories

We arrived early for our scheduled one-hour ride. Welcomed by the staff and soon paid for our trip... read more

Reviewed 10 April 2017
Bob19512014
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Clearwater, Florida
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good9%
  • Average4%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible11%
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“jeep ride” (4 reviews)
“hour trip” (4 reviews)
“great driver” (2 reviews)
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Hwy 217 at Palo Duro Canyon State Park, Canyon, TX 79015
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+1 806-488-2100
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Located just outside the Palo Duro Canyon state park entrance, we took the 3 hour tour for $65 per person. It was worth every penny. Bring cash. They don't take credit cards. There were four of us and a guide in an open modified suburban....More

Thank davis0056
Reviewed 10 April 2017

We arrived early for our scheduled one-hour ride. Welcomed by the staff and soon paid for our trip. Jeff was our driver. The scenes we saw, the stories we heard, the eagles that flew over us; we will remember forever. Great experience. 144 pictures and...More

Thank Bob19512014
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

Unfortunately this is the first time since we started traveling that we did not agree with other viewers. We opted to give Elkins Ranch 2 stars bc the views were great and our tour guide Bill was personable. "Jeep Tours" were actually 90 model suburbans...More

1  Thank melissa b
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

This was or first attraction when we arrived in the Canyon area so it made for a great introduction to the canyon. We had two guides as one of them was learning the route. This made for a very special treat for us. Not only...More

1  Thank James Y
Reviewed 2 October 2016

Being seniors our hiking trails are limited. This gave us the opportunity to see so much more & learn so much of the history of the area. The guide was really good. The ride is in a suburban w/o doors & seatbelst that don't work...More

5  Thank Peggy V
Reviewed 15 September 2016

The trip into the canyon was very pretty, and the guide although young had a good knowledge of the area and stories he had been told by his Father and Grandfather who also had served as guides for the ranch. The problem that we had...More

7  Thank George S
Reviewed 17 August 2016

We took the 1 hour trip and went down narrow bumpy trails in a door-less jeep right on the edges of the canyon. In response to another review I saw, yes, it is for sale for 6.5 million, however business continues until someone comes up...More

4  Thank Linda R
Reviewed 27 June 2016

We took the 3 hour trip and enjoyed every minutes of it. It is highly recommended for people who like to explore but don't want to do the hiking. Call ahead, have some cash with you as they only accept cash.

6  Thank Pickle4355
Reviewed 26 June 2016 via mobile

This tour is amazing. The guides are very knowledgeable and know a lot stories about the history of this place. Great tour

1  Thank Yvonne G
Reviewed 2 June 2016 via mobile

Close up and personal! The "Jeep" (actually modified Suburbans) tour is a fun way to become involved with the wonderful geology, flora, and fauna. We did the two hour "Spring" tour and because it was such fun wished we had signed up for the three...More

6  Thank PedroSpiller
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