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Horseshoe Bend

Mile Marker 545, Highway 89, Page, AZ 86040
+1 928-608-6200
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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, 4 miles south of the Glen Canyon Dam, and 7 miles north of mile zero of the Grand Canyon.
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  • Very good18%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
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“parking lot” (760 reviews)
“be careful” (528 reviews)
“short hike” (498 reviews)
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

I suggest to go there early in the morning before sunrise to avoid the big crowds. Be sure to wear comfortable shoes as the hike from the parking lot to the Horseshoe Bend gets quite steep and exhausting.

Thank msassenhagen
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We went on a summer afternoon, not the best idea, but the view was stunning. You need to be prepared to walk about 3/4 of a mile on hot sand to get to the bend. Wear good hiking shoes and bring lots of water. The...More

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Reviewed yesterday

Horseshoe bend is amazing. I love it, every time we get a chance to drive to page we always stop by.

Thank 88Martinez
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Beautiful views and easy sight seeing. There’s a large parking lot and a short hike to the edge. Be careful since there is no railing. Easily can be done in a few hours.

Thank rrobyn
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Reviewed 2 days ago

What a sight to see, just amazing. There is a bit of a hike/walk to get there and it is hot so take plenty of water. Like most popular sights its popularity spoils it a little as there were lots of people. Maybe go early...More

Thank pookybun p
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Horseshoe bend is a must-go place. Must pick a good time to go because it is hot in June and the trail is sandy. Make sure to bring water/umbrella/hats and wear comfy shoes for hiking up and down the sandy slopes. But it is all...More

Thank Leny H
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Amazing place to visit. Stunning views. Bring water and an umbrella is recommended for shade. It is a short hike but in the summer the sun can be harsh.

Thank Rosalinda C
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

You’ve seen the photos. The real thing is 100 times more awesome and terrifying. You can walk right up to sheer 1,000-foot drops (there are no fences) and see the blue-green Colorado River below. Way below. Be prepared for a dusty, hilly 15-minute hike from...More

Thank GregJenkins23
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We made a quick stop here on our way home from Utah to AZ. Plenty of parking, even space for busses/rvs/campers, etc. Be prepared for a short walk, but with very little shade - take water! There are no guard rails, but some are currently...More

1  Thank Kymmie Q
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Reviewed 2 days ago

There is a large parking lot, but it fills up quickly. It is extremely crowded. It is a moderate hike to Horseshoe Bend. Make sure you take water and wear sunscreen. It is beautiful once you get to it. There are not any guardrails along...More

Thank CbusTraveler15
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Bonnie J
21 June 2018|
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Response from ReginaSilver | Reviewed this property |
With the heat, I wouldn't recommend doing all three in one day. We took the Ellis tour to the lower Antelope Canyon and loved it. Horseshoe Bend is wonderful but you do want to spend some time to view it and take... More
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Kitchiono
16 May 2018|
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Response from Jose Ernesto S | Reviewed this property |
we went this month of May . during the weekday cause i hear lots of people go weekend. the weather was perfect. cool and sunny. be ready in July cause it does get warm there that month. if you use a tour guide, do the... More
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jansimp
15 May 2018|
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Response from Amy K | Reviewed this property |
We were there the first week of May, and there was no barrier yet. it is super close to Page (maybe 5-8 minutes out of town?), so I'm sure you could Uber with no problem.
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