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Elkins Ranch

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Hwy 217 at Palo Duro Canyon State Park, Canyon, TX 79015
+1 806-488-2100
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Great trip

We had a great 3-hour trip on Saturday with our guide, Bill, who was very informative and fun... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Deborah L
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Arlington, Texas
Awesome tour

Shawn took our family of five on a two hour tour. He was knowledgeable and courteous. It was just... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
barm0407
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Canyon, Texas
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“hour tour” (10 reviews)
“state park” (5 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

We had a great 3-hour trip on Saturday with our guide, Bill, who was very informative and fun! There were 2 other folks with us, who we enjoyed, and that just added to our great excursion. Bill explained how the canyon was formed, wildlife facts,...More

Thank Deborah L
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Shawn took our family of five on a two hour tour. He was knowledgeable and courteous. It was just the right length tour. Would do it again. Shawn was great!

Thank barm0407
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I am not sure why this has bad reviews. This place is so fun!! The ride down to the bottom of the Canyon is exciting and a thrill being that you are so close to edge, and have to drive thru the river. I recommend...More

1  Thank KMLED
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Reviewed 24 July 2017

Made reservations a couple of weeks in advance and planned the day around the early start time. They called the day before and said they had to re-schedule our tour, no explanation. Revised our plans for the day and accepted the inconvenience. Made the drive...More

1  Thank DougOdessa_Texas
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Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

You can book one-, two- or three hour tours. Cash only! This is on private property, outside the state park, but still great views. "Roads" are in place, and you get to stop and get out to enjoy the views. We had a talkative driver...More

1  Thank Gabriele G
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Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

It was an amazing tour! Alan was our guide and he was such a blessing! He was super nice, informative and fun! I have an injured back and when we would get out of the jeep for a minute to check out something on the...More

1  Thank 3Roseberry
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Reviewed 16 June 2017 via mobile

Reviews were mixed but we saddled up and drove from Canyon to Elkins Ranch and easily found it just before entering Palo Dura Canyon. This seems to be a one man show and we stood around for a few minutes when a lady came out...More

1  Thank Bearable1954
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Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

Really a fun and comfortable way to get to see the Canyon in the intense summer heat! Our guide was so informative and entertaining! Loved this trip!

Thank JanHHa
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Reviewed 15 June 2017

I booked a tour with two children on Saturday evening from 4:15 to 6:15pm. We had one other couple on the tour with us. There were 6-8 jeeps (suburbans) out front on the ranch. We were told that they were all retired. We did ok...More

1  Thank Taye S
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Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

Scheduled tour a week before coming to Canyon. 30 minutes before the tour time I was called by Mary and said they had to cancel the trip or they could take 6 or 7 out of our party of 8. Not sure who she thought...More

2  Thank jdp5713
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Edi S
25 February 2018|
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Response from Palo-Duro-Jeep-Tours | Property representative |
This business is under new ownership as Palo Duro Jeep Tours. Yes, we have added online booking! The online booking dates are still greatly limited, but we are working on expanding this option soon. You can find our... More
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