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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
Mile Marker 545, Highway 89, Page, AZ 86040
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

A short walk from the parking. But worth the stop. We came from Antelope Canyon it was about 10min more or less drive to Horseshoe Bend. Horseshoe bend is bigger than you see in photos. It also gets crowded. We just came here to take...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank jennttttt
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I've seen many pictures of horseshoe bend so I thought I knew what to expect. It is so much more epic in person. If you're in a 2 hour vacancy, I'd say it's a must see.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank raychick427
Reviewed 2 days ago

The day we visited Horseshoe Bend there was a light snowfall coming down which made all the warning signs about the heat and need to carry water somewhat laughable. In spite of the low clouds or maybe because of them, the colors of the rocks...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank ccrowe3
Reviewed 3 days ago

Beautiful Natural Wonder. a long walk but comfortable,Construction on progress ,in the near future it will be easier to access.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Jet220680
Reviewed 3 days ago

This place is one of the hidden gems of the area, although it's starting to get too well know (thanks a lot social websites). It's only a 5 minute drive from Page and it gets really crowded here (parking lot is limited), so get here...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Ronald N
Reviewed 3 days ago

One of the most magnificent vistas that you will ever see. You walk about 3/4 of a mile, some uphill, and reach the end of the path at the edge of the cliff. You suddenly see this beautiful scene of the Colorado River turning on...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank Neil B
Reviewed 5 days ago

This is an easy hike and the reward of the nature's beauty is stunning! It is .8 Mile hike, free, kids and adults accessible.

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank Sightseer738349
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Easy parking pleasent walk to view such a beautiful sight and NO COST ITS FREE. maybe they should have a donation box so you can contribute some money that they can use for maintaining the paths etc. Or use to support somthink for children in...More

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank Mikempson
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

One of the most Amazing places to visit in US. The hike from parking lot to viewing point is around a mile. Easy hike with benches on the way. The viewing point does get crowded in afternoon. Must visit to see mighty Colorado river and...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank beachlover7025
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Horseshoe Bend is a must see if you are in Page AZ. The small hike to the canyon is 3/4 one way with up and down hill climb. It’s very doable and easy. Currently the parking lot is under construction which creates a bit of...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank apdp5152
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January 19, 2019|
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Response from Gayle B | Reviewed this property |
No entrance fee! The light on the rocks / cliffs and water will vary considerably with the time of day and the time of year. Also consider, when planning your visit, that it can be hot (or quite cool!); dress accordingly... More
January 13, 2019|
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Response from 641leev | Reviewed this property |
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