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Horseshoe Bend is the intimate Grand Canyon experience (although technically located in Glen Canyon.) The trailhead to this 3/4 mile hike is located just outside of Page, Arizona. It overlooks one of the most spectacular views on the Colorado River...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Mile Marker 545, Highway 89, Page, AZ 86040
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We visited before checking in to our hotel in Page. I don’t know why, but I didn’t expect it to be busy at all. Anyway it was. I wrongly assumed that like a lot of attractions in the US, you can drive up, get out...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank LiciaW
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Pictures dont justify this nature created phenomen. Standing on top and looking at the horseshoe is stunning.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank dmirtyr
Reviewed yesterday

After a walk over sandy slopes (some rather steep), you are treated to great views of the hairpin bend in the river, flanked with steep sides. View changes with the light / time of day. Cool to view through binoculars, too. You can walk along...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Gayle B
Reviewed 2 days ago

It's a wonderful location that doesn't require much of a hike and has a breathtaking view. A must visit location! But beware of the looting cops! The parking spaces are limited and the safety personnel don't allow you inside but just tell you to go...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank JohnDoe0666
Reviewed 2 days ago

I've been here twice now and I am so glad a guard rail is being installed on the rim overlooking Horseshoe Bend. It's a short up and then down 3/4 mile walk through sand (so it seems longer, bring water) to get to the rim,...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Arnold C
Reviewed 2 days ago

Very cool spot and definitely worth it to check out. The walk from the parking lot to the overlook was steeper and longer than I thought, but most anyone can do it and just may need to take it slow. Very beautiful but be careful...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank MelissaW4444
Reviewed 2 days ago

Beautiful scenery. A bit of a walk to see the bend, but well worth it. Watch your children as some of the viewing points have no railing. A recent fatality of a teenager occurred from a fall!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank rsilver573
Reviewed 2 days ago

We started at Lee's Ferry and arranged a back-haul up the river, from which we kayaked back down the river. It was an experience of a lifetime. No whitewater.... just the most breathtaking view and pleasant kayak trip of a lifetime.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Denise H
Reviewed 2 days ago

Horseshoe Bend, is a part of the Colorado River that has been carved out of stone over millions of years - just as the Grand Canyon has been carved out of stone. It is stunning and unusual, but also a hike over sand to get...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank SusanK3313
Reviewed 2 days ago

Wonderful place to visit ! Located close to town ? Can be quite busy ! A long walk , up and down some sandy hills . Parking lot is very busy ! Make sure you bring water with you , you will need it !...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Climber812027
January 13, 2019|
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Response from Lalu1969 | Reviewed this property |
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Kaden R
December 31, 2018|
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I agree with the others that no fee that I know of, and as a professional photographer, I always scout out the best light times in advance. I would figure out what to wear, what lighting preferences: sunrise or sunset, and... More
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Mike R
December 28, 2018|
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Response from lgeiger19 | Reviewed this property |
Depending on the time of year, this may be too late. When we went there was no charge but I heard this is changing. You need light to see down into the canyon, worth the stop. Antelope Canyon is a must. You need reservations... More
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