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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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Special Place!

Visited here at the recommendation of our hotel and really enjoyed it. Rusty was our tour guide and... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Chicago, Illinois
Highly recommended stop

We loved this visit to the ranch. Sam was our wrangler and took great care of us from start to... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Kathryn L
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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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“pistol shooting” (123 reviews)
“horseback riding” (174 reviews)
“bow and arrow” (78 reviews)
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Hours Today: 7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
Phoenix, AZ 85257
+1 623-374-5245

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Reviewed 2 days ago

Visited here at the recommendation of our hotel and really enjoyed it. Rusty was our tour guide and he was more than wonderful, very knowledgeable about the dessert and truly seemed to love nature. I learned so many interesting things from him. The town is...More

Thank Nunzieda
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We loved this visit to the ranch. Sam was our wrangler and took great care of us from start to finish. This stop provides you with a personal wrangler (one wrangler for the two of us) that sets you up with a horse, teaches you...More

Thank Kathryn L
Reviewed 6 days ago

We had the pleasure of spending a few hours on a Western Destinations experience last week and everyone in the family had an incredible time. Our son has some special needs, so we opted for the jeep tour through the surrounding area. The day started...More

Thank Anthony A
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Love love love everyone here. You do feel like family. So much attention to making it feel so special for your family. When in the Phoenix area this is a place you do not want to miss out on.

Thank az1flagirl78
Reviewed 1 week ago

My friend and I go on a girlfriends getaway every other year or so. This year we decided to stay in Scottsdale. I told her the only thing on my agenda was to horseback ride. I booked our reservation for Western Destinations, realizing that I...More

Thank kimsenn
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a great time. So much more then horseback riding! Archery, lassoing, pistol shooting and hatchet throwing during a stop with plenty of drink options.

Thank shannonho3873
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I ride horses on vacation every chance we get. Canyon Creek took it to the next level. Being from the east coast, our guide Rusty educated us every step of the way by explaining all the cactus varieties and survival do's and...More

Thank pminyon
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a working ranch that replicates true western cowboy life in a modern day. We enjoyed a jeep tour in the dessert, a bbq steak lunch while enjoying live western singing and a local Navajo family who presented incredible native dances and music (their...More

Thank Richard1140
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My boyfriend and I toured the ranch last week with Rusty and it was great. It was my first horseback ride and it was just an overall amazing experience. I would recommend to any person at any age.

Thank Rachael W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a must do! Great for anyone! Rusty was our Cowboy and was absolutely AMAZING. He was personable, knowledgeable and made the experience so enjoyable. Joey, the driver was so interesting and had great stories to tell. She’s the perfect person to be the...More

Thank jcgoldach
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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