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Western Destinations Canyon Creek Ranch - Tours

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Phoenix, AZ 85257
+1 623-374-5245
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Let’s keep this simple...if you don’t come here when you are in town, then you don’t care about... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Adam A
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Day at the Ranch

A big “Heck Yes!” Rich our guide was so fun, he made us laugh and feel comfortable as we rode... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Lisa O
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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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Travellers talk about
“pistol shooting” (124 reviews)
“horseback riding” (220 reviews)
“west town” (95 reviews)
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Hours Today: 07:00 - 21:00
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
Phoenix, AZ 85257
+1 623-374-5245

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Let’s keep this simple...if you don’t come here when you are in town, then you don’t care about having a great trip!! The staff was amazing but if Sam is available, ask for him!

Thank Adam A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A big “Heck Yes!” Rich our guide was so fun, he made us laugh and feel comfortable as we rode horses across the vast and beautiful terrain. At Canyon Ranch they’ve built a fun little Old Town where we had a delicious lunch then played...More

Thank Lisa O
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I were going to Phoenix for the weekend and had an extra day for an activity. I wanted to go horseback riding to enjoy the outdoors and scenery. Our expectations were exceeded. Our wrangler was Rich and he showed us an awesome...More

Thank edwardrM3762BX
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Recommended by our Concierge, Michael at the Pointe Hilton Squaw Peak Resort, this was a 1/2 day fun filled day to go horseback riding and have some fun on a horse ranch. Our guide was Jaime, and he was very patient, kind and well versed...More

Thank Patricia L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I read the glowing reviews online and knew it would be a good experience; it was better than I expected. I booked a ride for 2, myself and my 11yr son for the Monday after Thanksgiving. I received a text message the day before with...More

Thank Karen B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Brought my father and brother and sister in law, as well as 3 young daughters (11, 7, 5) and the entire party had an amazing time. So beyond pleased with the horses, the trainers, the guides everything. Entire day was wonderful. Would recommend to anyone,...More

Thank smariohazy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A friend and I did a horseback tour with tour guide, Rich. He was loads of fun and very knowledgeable about the area. Had a great time at "the saloon" and all the games of skill like: hatchet throwing, pistol shooting, bow and arrow shooting,...More

Thank prichieteam
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Highly recommended for all! Awesome activities, great sights, and super nice people! Definitely will be back for the horseback riding.

Thank Bridget L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's off the beaten trail (excellent directions and they meet you to bring you to the Ranch) and perfect, Sam our cowboy/wrangler/poet guide made the whole experience fantastic, friendly, real & honest he added "old west hospitality" to the tour, the horse trail ride, the...More

Thank rdking60
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a spectacular time with our family today at the ranch. Cowgirl Joey picked us up at our hotel which made our trip comfortable and convenient. Cowboy Chris was our trail leader for the day, he entertained us with his knowledge and wit. Opal and...More

Thank Cronin2001
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Kristy J
16 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
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
31 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