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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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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We hiked the 2 miles to the rim relatively easy. Hesrt rate was up to strenuous exercise mode but was not out of breath. The hike down was harder on my artificial knees, and the hike back up is in some soft sand. Don't let...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank wilddog-williamh
Reviewed yesterday

We visited this site as part of our Antelope Canyon tour, and it is so unique - you don't want to miss it!

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank DorisS50
Reviewed yesterday

worth the parking fee, worth the walk in hot, hot sun! amazing view, beautiful scenery, watching folks in the boats/rafts below, it was a busy spot. If you were sacred of heights, there was fences & you can stand back & still great views.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank emmapeel15
Reviewed yesterday

Short Trail to just a "world class view".-- Pros: A must do---SPECTACULAR VIEW Not too far, just a nice walk Hundreds of people----most speaking foreign languages--all over the world Cons: HOT...I suggest an umbrella for the sun Sand....hiking shoes nice, but not required JUST DO...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Bostonx26
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This was a must see on our page trip. While the bend is beautiful be prepared for about a 1.5 mile steep hike with some slippery surfaces. You’ll also need to pay to get into the parking area so bring cash!

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank ckb211
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

There is a $10 parking fee and there isn’t a visitor center (signs indicate one is in the works). This was a great view even with all the folks taking selfies and trying to get Instagram shots. There were a large number of tour groups...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank danal630
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I’ve had this place on my bucket list for quite some time. I was told it was a Bryce Canyon. It is not! It is near Page, AZ. This was the highlight of our trip through Utah and Arizona. Great parking lot. The sandy trail...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank VWilkins1
Reviewed 2 days ago

We went to Horseshoe Bend after Antelope Canyon. The woman taking the parking money told us it was a 3 minute walk there and 5 minute walk back. Not the case but well worth it. You have to go up a incline in sand and...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank grueninger_karen
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Well worth the hike in & out about 1.5 miles! In my opinion its not an Easy hike but Moderate, coming out is mostly up hill no shade. ( except one place) Lots & Lots of people, take water & early morning or late afternoon...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank KingofGlory
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

A definite must if you are visiting the area. Went Wednesday mid-morning and had no issues with parking (there is a fee to enter the parking area). Walking to the overlook does involve some uphill and sandy trail - but is manageable and well worth...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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jmdCharlotte
September 16, 2019|
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Response from Joelle B | Reviewed this property |
Yes, nice benches. It's steep, but take your time and make sure you have water. It's worth the walk. Don't do it if the temp is above 90, though. The trail to Horseshoe Bend is 1.5 miles round trip. Plan on at least an... More
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Karen T
September 14, 2019|
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Response from edinsb2018 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I can’t help but it’s I think you could find almost any conditions from cool to rain to snow. Have to ask a local or just look at weather patterns for Page in March.
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Yolaine V
August 28, 2019|
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Response from Maureen C | Reviewed this property |
We were there in the hot, blazing sunniness of August.
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