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Elkins Ranch

#8 of 18 things to do in Canyon Features Animals
Hwy 217 at Palo Duro Canyon State Park, Canyon, TX 79015
+1 806-488-2100
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Probably won't try this again.

Made reservations a couple of weeks in advance and planned the day around the early start... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Odessa, Texas
Ride on the wild side

You can book one-, two- or three hour tours. Cash only! This is on private property, outside the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Gabriele G
Tulsa, Oklahoma
via mobile
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  • Average7%
  • Poor9%
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“hour tour” (10 reviews)
“jeep ride” (4 reviews)
“state park” (5 reviews)
Hwy 217 at Palo Duro Canyon State Park, Canyon, TX 79015
+1 806-488-2100
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

Thank DougOdessa_Texas
Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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

Thank Gabriele G
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

Thank 3Roseberry
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

Thank Bearable1954
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
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

Thank Taye S
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

1  Thank jdp5713
Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed our tour and the tour guide was nice and informative. The lady that took the reservations wasn't very friendly on the phone. And, when we arrived she was downright unsavory. I expect more hospitality than she gave. Aside from that, the tour was...More

Thank uscchic
Reviewed 1 June 2017 via mobile

We had Jeff as a driver & he was a blast. He was very informative & just fun. This was a great way to see the canyon without having to hike everywhere. It is well worth the trip!

1  Thank TXEarp
Reviewed 16 May 2017

Located just outside the Palo Duro Canyon state park entrance, we took the 3 hour tour for $65 per person. It was worth every penny. Bring cash. They don't take credit cards. There were four of us and a guide in an open modified suburban....More

1  Thank davis0056
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