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Address: Page, AZ
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Description: 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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If you are in this area for other natural wonders like Lake Powell and Antelope Canyon, there is no reason why you shouldn't go see the Horseshoe Bend. It's just a few minutes... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 17, 2015
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Stafford Springs
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39 reviews 39 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015 NEW

This place scared the crap out of me. It's a short hike up a small hill and then down a larger one (remember - you will have to climb back up that hill). The view is of the bend in the Colorado River and it's very cool - if you can find a spot that you can A. get close... More 

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Denville, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015 NEW

If you are in this area for other natural wonders like Lake Powell and Antelope Canyon, there is no reason why you shouldn't go see the Horseshoe Bend. It's just a few minutes drive to the parking lot. And there is short walk to the edge of the bend. And you will see the bend of the mighty Colorado River.... More 

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Schiphol, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015 NEW

its a little walk from the parking, but sure wurth every step of it ...great place for pictures ..special with sunset !!

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Calgary, Alberta, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015 NEW

The Horse Shoe Bend is amazing!!! We went there 4 times while we were in Page. AZ - twice at sunset, once in the morning and once at midday. There are a lot of people at sunset. They set up tripods and wait for the sun to set and take nice photos. Photos taken at sunset are nice. When we... More 

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Ridgeway, VA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015 NEW

Other posts are correct. It is a walk to get to the view but it is well worth it. There are no barriers or railings so please keep an eye on small children or pets.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015 NEW

The views were breathtaking. We had not planned to go to Horseshoe Bend but i'm glad we did. It doesn't take long and it is well worth the stop.

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Denver, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015 NEW

Short hike. Beautiful scenery and canyon below. Watch for slippery rocks at the cliffs edge. The trail is sandy and gently sloped up and then down. Pets are allowed. No trash bins onsite.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015 NEW

If you think you pull up to an overlook and see this magnificent scenery, think again. Park the car, walk up a hill, walk down the hill and go to the edge of the cliff. From there you will get a wonderful view of the Colorado River. If you are afraid of heights, this is not the place for you.... More 

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yorkshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015 NEW

This is a fabulous view and needs a round trip of about 1 1/2 miles. There is quite a climb both ways but anyone reasonably fit should not have a problem. I am over 70 and taking it easy did not have a problem. Well worth the effort

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Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015 NEW

Free parking. It is a bit of a hike down to the edge but well worth it. Very picturesque. There is a little gazebo to rest at the start where you can catch your breath.

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