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Canyon Trail Rides

#2 of 15 Outdoor Activities in Bryce Canyon National Park Features Animals
Grand Canyon - North Rim, Bryce Canyon National Park, UT 84717
+1 435-679-8665
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One of the best vacation experiences ever

Neither my wife nor I had ever ridden a horse or mule before. My wife was definitely nervous. I... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jerry F
Cumberland, Rhode Island
via mobile
Mischievous Mule

The husband took the half-day ride to the bottom of the Bryce Amphitheater. He describes it as the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Santa Fe, New Mexico
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Grand Canyon - North Rim, Bryce Canyon National Park, UT 84717
+1 435-679-8665
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Neither my wife nor I had ever ridden a horse or mule before. My wife was definitely nervous. I had booked the 3 hour ride. The Cowboys spend time before the ride matching you with a horse or mule that matches your experience and it...More

Thank Jerry F
Reviewed 1 week ago

The husband took the half-day ride to the bottom of the Bryce Amphitheater. He describes it as the trip of a lifetime. He did it for both the ride and the photography. First, the logistical details. The trip was booked on the Canyon Trail Rides...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We took the half day Peekaboo Loop Trail ride and I highly recommend it instead of the shorter rides on the rim. We rode way down in the hoodoos, which would have been a very long and strenuous hike - this was a great way...More

Thank gatraveler9
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went on the 4 hour horseback ride with trail guides Kitty and Dillon. The ride was absolutely phenomenal and the views were beyond incredible. Kitty and Dillon did a great job of telling stories and making you laugh. We would definitely go again. They...More

Thank R B
Reviewed 1 week ago

The scenery is magnificent!! It is much different than just driving and using the scenic lookouts. You are taken down to the canyon floor and walk around the hoodoos. The guides were excellent. One member of our party has a hard time walking etc. but...More

Thank John C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was part of a trip of a lifetime , this was amazing , the people at trail rides were fantastic . I'd never been near a horse let alone ridden , I was assessed and given a lovely mule called ford who took me...More

Thank Oz247818l
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

So we were a little put off by the several of the guides, at first...one was taking a leak in-between two mules when we walked up, and the one that "greeted" us was pretty grumpy and told us we were too early - sorry pal,...More

Thank NCHS80
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I highly recommend this adventure! We took the half day horseback riding adventure through Zion National Park. It was amazing to say the least. I got to ride Barbara, the lovely mule (I may be biased because I am pretty sure she is my spirit...More

Thank Kristin L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After trying to walk down to the canyon and back; we decided to finish the trip with a horse ride. Very well run stable operation and good wranglers. They took the time to fit us to the proper horse and gave a little instruction. We...More

Thank recluse1a
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We did the 2 hour ride as a family of 4 - with a 7 and 8 year old. Luckily it was just us and another couple with one guide which was great - the group wasn't too big. Hank our guide led our 7...More

Thank Expat_Kiwi_01
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Hi we are thinking about reserving the 8a morning ride next week but dont want to feel rushed getting there on time. My question is will the shuttle get us there in time or should we plan to drive? It will be our first morning there so I know we need to get park pass etc. we are staying at Best Western lodge. Thank you
26 May 2017|
Response from Jerry F | Reviewed this property |
I don't know the shuttle schedule but be advised that you have to check in at the lodge NLT 30 minutes before the ride time. There is about a 10 minute walk to the corral from the lodge.
What is the shortest ride offered on the Canyon Trail Rides? I have absolutely no experience riding a horse/mule. Will this be a problem?
20 May 2017|
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Response from Helen G | Reviewed this property |
My daughter had never ridden a horse and it had been over 30 years since my last venture and we had no problem. The guides help you on and off the horse/mule and before matching you with a horse they talk to you about your... More
Is this a rough ride for someone who occasionally suffers from back problems? Thanks!
15 May 2017|
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Response from Dee M | Reviewed this property |
Aleve is the best idea. Go for it. My knee acted up a bit....being in a saddle for 1.5 hours at a time (up and then down with a break) can disturb the circulation. Stretch before and at break and after. Having a slow... More