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Address: Page, AZ
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Horseshoe Bend is the intimate Grand Canyon experience (although...

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, 4 miles south of the Glen Canyon Dam, and 7 miles north of mile zero of the Grand Canyon.

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Fantastic View

Visit during sunset and you will love the view and get great pictures. Don't rush and spend some time enjoying the view

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Puchong, Malaysia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Visit during sunset and you will love the view and get great pictures. Don't rush and spend some time enjoying the view

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Amazing view of the Colorado river. Lots of polite but loud tourists from Asia. Watch for the number of tour buses and you will know what you are in for. Watch your step. Natural views at their best.

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Horseshoe Bend is a horseshoe shaped section of the Colorado River as it makes a 270 degree turn. It is a short drive if you stay in Page, AZ. The site has free parking and is accessible via a short hike. The view is especially beautiful during sunset.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I spent a few hours here, just hanging out, enjoying the scenery as the light changed during late afternoon into sunset. Not a good place for quiet solitude, as there's a lot of other people around, but it is very beautiful. Nice little walk to get there from the parking lot, but not ideal for the mobility impaired.

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Tucson, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The hike/walk is short, especially if you're a fast walker or runner. Once you get there, if you stand directly in the center in front of horseshoe bend, there are a lot of people talking and taking pictures. So if you want more peace and quiet, walk further to the left. Definitely a must-see here. Parking is free, and there... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Visited during thanksgiving week and it was like an exodus of people hiking to the bend. Parking was a mess when we arrived in the afternoon. The proximity to business establishments is great.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We made our way to Horseshoe Bend around late afternoon. Crowds were thinning out but still busy. However, there are lots of places there to admire the beauty and take some shots. It is a trek from the parking but not too hard. Go there and soak in this view.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We went during low season and thus it was less crowded. Due to the cold, we were all shivering and can't wait for the sunset to settle fully. Not to mention the cliff edge is a bit risky to climb and stayed for good photos and viewpoint

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

An easy walk to the spot from the parking, and you don't need to wait for the sunset as the light can flare to your lens. I took some nice pictures after the sunset so the light is easier to control, and you can always edit it. The place is easy to find, right by US-89, and there is a... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

personally i think it is overrated but since its free of charge so its fine. you can pose for few great clicks with the entire horseshoe bend at the backdrop,its easy to reach there with almost no effort as you just need to park and walk for 10 mins and you get this view.

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