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Horseshoe Bend, Page

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Horseshoe Bend is a natural wonder famous for its striking contrast of water against red rocks. Just as its name suggests, the bend is a horseshoe-shaped curve cut into the rocks by the Colorado River, located just 6 km (4 mi) southwest from the town of Page. You can take a raft or helicopter tour or hike to the bend over a fairly short but very steep and rugged trail, often made more difficult by excessive heat. If you do choose to walk across this challenging terrain, be sure to wear rubber-soled shoes, light clothing, sunglasses, and a hat. To avoid dehydration, drink lots of water and make frequent stops as you hike to the scenic overlook above the meandering river. Put Horseshoe Bend at the forefront of your travel plans using our Page trip planner .
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  • A really wonderful, easy to Park place, access after a small walk of 15 minutes nearby in the sand.
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  • Viewing Horseshoe Bend, was not a planned event. Someone mentioned it while we were visiting the area and so glad we did it. A short (pleasant) 3/4 mile hike to get there but well worth it!  more »
  • We read about Horseshoe Bend ad decided to to drive from Flagstaff to Page Az to see this wonder. From the parking lot, it was a 15 minute easy walk. Walking up to the bend overlook is just awesome! P...  more »

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Where to stay in Page

For a chance to explore Arizona's famous canyon country without missing out on all the comforts of home, stay at a hotel or bed and breakfast in or near Page. A convenient base for exploring the surrounding area, this small town contains plenty of well-stocked shops, bars, and restaurants. If you don't need many modern amenities and prefer to experience the region from a less urban location, consider a campground near Lake Powell, located just 3.2 km (2 mi) from the center of the city.
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