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Palo Duro Canyon Jeep Tours at Elkins Ranch

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Address: RR2, Box 289 (Hwy 217), Canyon, TX
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Palo Duro ~ modified "Suburban" tour

The Tour guide was super friendly, the view amazing, and I wish I had spent more for the longer tour. It was over in a flash. They only take cash so be prepared. We did the one... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Ernest C
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Tour guide was super friendly, the view amazing, and I wish I had spent more for the longer tour. It was over in a flash. They only take cash so be prepared. We did the one hour tour and probably would have preferred definitely the two hour tour ( maybe the three hour) had I been prepared with enough... More 

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Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

This tour was the best part of our weekend. Chris was informative and nice. The ride was fun. The cost is great. The views are lovely! We did the 3 hour Spirit of Palo Duro Tour.

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2 Thank Suzanne C
Houston, TX
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Reviewed 23 June 2016 via mobile

This is a tour of private lands right next to Palo Duro State Park. It is a nice tour and is great for those that want an idea of what the canyon is like from top to bottom. There are no doors or windows to the suburban you ride and it gets very dusty. We did the 3 hour tour... More 

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2 Thank RoseDos
Arlington, Texas
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Reviewed 12 June 2016 via mobile

If you ever get to go to Palo Duro Canyon you have stop to see Marie at "Elkins Ranch jeep tours" best trip ever. Our tour guid was Jeff. He was super knowledge, and even more entertaining. The owner "Marie" was super nice, and personable. Truly one of Texas's best hidden gems.

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Tyler, Texas
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Reviewed 23 May 2016

Scheduled this tour last minute and did not have high expectations but was a pleasant surprise. Friendly tour guides and beautiful scenery. Definitely recommend this as a great way to see the canyon especially if you are not a hiker!

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Houston
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Reviewed 18 March 2016

The staff was great, I was a little disappointed that we did not get to do the 2 hour tour we booked, and did not have enough cash (as this is all they take) for the 3 hour with us.

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1 Thank Rumisha
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Reviewed 17 March 2016 via mobile

Great way to experience the canyon from the very top and the very bottom. Our family hiked to the Lighthouse at Palo Duro Canyon the day before our jeep tour. The Jeep tour was a great way to see another part of the Canyon and to give our legs a rest. Worth the price. They only accept cash or money... More 

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Reviewed 29 July 2015 via mobile

Highly recommend taking this tour. What wonderful way to see the canyon. We stopped at certain scenic points to take family photos, identify animal tracks and plant life. Unusual rocks are located at the bottom of the canyons called Hoodoos. The kids had a great time naming their version of what each rock looked like.(even the teenagers). It took several... More 

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Georgetown, Texas
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Reviewed 26 July 2015

We booked the 3-hour adventure ride. It was fun and informative...a wonderful way to see the canyon.

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Chattanooga, Tennessee
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Reviewed 15 July 2015

If you are looking for a little adventure, we recommend the jeep ride into Palo Duro Canyon from Elkins Ranch. We took the 2 hour ride and got a first hand look into the canyon and enjoyed our guide, Herb's, stories.

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