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Horsethief Canyon

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Address: Highway 838 | 13408 129 Ave., Drumheller, Alberta T5L 3K4, Canada
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+1 780-200-1053

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Awesome Scenic View

Chef LeeZ Thai Cooking Class Bangkok and crew took in this awesome view of badlands in AB Canada. It is impossible to imagine this view without going there. Having said this the... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Chef LeeZ Thai Cooking Class Bangkok and crew took in this awesome view of badlands in AB Canada. It is impossible to imagine this view without going there. Having said this the view at Horse shoe canyon is much larger.

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Kingaroy, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Unusual and unique landscape. A bit of a drive to get there but worth it. Picturesque in winter. Good photo opportunities to be had.

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Calgary, Canada
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Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

Stopped specifically to go to the bathroom. Closed! Not impressed. The trail to the lookout is under construction and a complete mess and nothing but mud hole. Always so windy.

Thank christiner754
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Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

What a view what a place , scary as it seems ,there is a path down if you dare. If you don't want to go down staying up top is still beutiful and walk around the edge and watch your buddies disappear . Great day out

Thank Neal F
Drumheller, Canada
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Reviewed 20 January 2017

unbelievable terrain the hills are alive with beautiful varied formations.Petrified wood and dinosaur remains every where. look but do not take from site.unique history. you expect to see dinos coming at just before dark

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Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

We stopped out one evening just to do some star gazing. It's amazing what you can see when you're away from town..the air is so clear most evenings it's like you're on top of the world.. we highly recommended it. Vern Anderson

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Reviewed 11 January 2017

It was so interesting to relive history. To stand at the look out and imagine that you were in the wild west with a herd of cattle or horses. It would be very easy to get lost or hide in the canyon. The view is spectacular and well worth having a picnic at the lookout in the summer.

Thank Samuel J
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170 reviews
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Reviewed 5 January 2017

This place was a bit difficult to find at first, but well worth the effort! You almost feel like you're in the Grand Canyon, but it's Canada! Made me appreciate even more our beautiful country; truly breathtaking! You can spend as much or as little time here as you wish. We hiked for a while with the kids, and they... More 

Thank TOtravlr
Waterloo, Canada
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Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

Great stop when in the badlands. Views in the canyon are amazing and walking along the rim is easily accessible.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 17 November 2016

This is well worth the short drive out of Drumheller to see. The views across the bad lands are spectacular and for any budding geologist this is a fantastic opportunity to see some of the history of the land.

Thank Katie S

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