Horseshoe Bend664 Votes Currently Open
- Address: U.S. 89, Page, AZ 86040, United States Map
- Timings: 24-hrs Details
- Time Required: 01:30 Hrs
- Tags: Outdoors, Trail, View Point, River, Family And Kids, Canyon, Nature
This overlook over the Colorado River is one of the most dramatic sights you’ll find on the grand canyon. From the top of the meander’s mesa is a 1000 feet or 300 metre drop into the water. The red sandstone canyon walls, the aquamarine mineral rich water below and the blue sky above all create a ridiculously good photo opportunity. Throw in a sunset and words literally cannot describe the beauty of this place.
An important distinction to note is that this guide is not directing you to the top of the mesa itself. Rather, from the US Route 89, about 4 miles south of the Glen Canyon Dam, there is a 1.5 kilometer access trail that will take you to an overlook above Horseshoe Bend. The mesa itself is on the other side of the river.
Horseshoe Bend Travel Tips
- Don’t wear flip flops. Wear sturdy shoes.
- Don’t let kids mess around the edge.
- Bring lots of water. This can get HOT.
Horseshoe Bend Hours
- Visitor Center: 9:00 am to 4:30pm.
How to Reach Horseshoe Bend
- Drive to the parking area and then walk downhill to the overlook.
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- Horseshoe Bend Address: U.S. 89, Page, AZ 86040, United States
- Horseshoe Bend Timing: 24-hrs
- Best time to visit Horseshoe Bend(preferred time): 08:00 am - 04:00 pm
- Time required to visit Horseshoe Bend: 01:30 Hrs
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63.54% of people who visit Page include Horseshoe Bend in their plan
08 AM - 09 AM
47.12% of people start their Horseshoe Bend visit around 08 AM - 09 AM
1 Hr 30 Minutes
People usually take around 1 Hr 30 Minutes to see Horseshoe Bend
95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Horseshoe Bend
People normally club together Glen Canyon Dam Overlook and Waterholes Canyon while planning their visit to Horseshoe Bend.
People also prefer to start their day with Horseshoe Bend.
Horseshoe Bend Reviews & Ratings
L&G Quick questions ? I'd like to understand how much is the cost of ticket to enter in horseshoe bend?, plus if I want to take any trip across the Colorado River, are there some excursions whreby can take at the when I arrive ?Answer Report Abuse
The Horseshoe Bend near the town of Page in Arizona does not require a ticket to enter unless you have booked a guided tour. In that case, you will have to pay the guide. There are many tour options available to reach Horseshoe Bend.
Some of the attractions in Page, AR that are worth checking out include John Wesley Powell Museum, Antelope Canyon, Lower Antelope Canyon, Glen Canyon Dam Bridge, Glen Canyon Dam Overlook, Navajo Village Heritage Center, Waterholes Canyon, and Lake Powell Navajo Tribal Park among many others.
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