Horseshoe Bend

Horseshoe Bend featuring a gorge or canyon, desert views and tranquil scenes
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This hairpin bend in the Colorado River is celebrated for its exceptional views and its proximity to some of the region’s beautiful slot canyons.

Horseshoe Bend is a famous U-shaped meandering of the Colorado River. Take a short hike to the observation area or view Horseshoe Bend from above on an air tour. The bend is near the small Arizona town of Page, an excellent place to stay when exploring the region’s renowned national parks and monuments.

Don’t forget to bring a camera, as Horseshoe Bend features awe-inspiring views. From the overlook area, see the Colorado River circle back upon itself. With desert dunes, native vegetation, jagged canyons and immaculate blue-green river water, the site is one of the region’s highlights.

One of the best ways to see Horseshoe Bend is via a small aircraft. Book an air tour for unrivaled views of the Colorado River bend and other areas, including the Glen Canyon Dam and its massive steel arch bridge. Many air tour companies operate from Page Airport, about 6 miles (10 kilometers) from the bend.

Take a short drive from Horseshoe Bend to Antelope Canyon. The site features two separate slot canyon sections, Upper Antelope Canyon and Lower Antelope Canyon. Access the area easily and enjoy its serene atmosphere. Study the naturally sculpted walls as you walk through one of the site’s two magnificent sections.

Stay in the small town of Page when visiting Horseshoe Bend. Page contains a wide range of hotels, motels, suites and inns. The town is near Grand Canyon National Park and other great areas in the American Southwest. Lake Powell, a large reservoir on the Colorado River, is another popular attraction. The lake is a short drive from Page and Horseshoe Bend.

Carry water when hiking to Horseshoe Bend’s overlook area, as the region is known for its hot and dry weather. At about 1.5 miles long (2.4 kilometers), the walk from Horseshoe Bend’s parking lot to the overlook area is suitable for most fitness levels however, the return walk is mostly uphill. Be sure to wear decent hiking footwear.

Top Hotels Close to Horseshoe Bend

Super 8 by Wyndham Page/Lake Powell
Super 8 by Wyndham Page/Lake Powell
2 out of 5
649 S Lake Powell Blvd, Page, AZ, 86040
The price is $75 per night from Oct 16 to Oct 17
Stay at this hotel in Page. Enjoy free breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the clean rooms in our reviews. Popular ...
4.2/5 Excellent! (1,007 reviews)
"I like the location as it was next to shops and restaurants etc The only issue was the sink as it was blocked and took a while for the water to go down."

Reviewed on Sep 25, 2022

Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Page, AZ
Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Page, AZ
2.5 out of 5
880 Haul Rd, Page, AZ, 86040
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $105 per night from Oct 17 to Oct 18
Stay at this business-friendly hotel in Page. Enjoy free breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking. Our guests praise the clean rooms and the property condition ...
4.5/5 Wonderful! (1,126 reviews)
"Easy access, roomy suite at a reasonable price."

Reviewed on Sep 25, 2022

La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham Page at Lake Powell
La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham Page at Lake Powell
2.5 out of 5
70 Kaibab Road, Page, AZ, 86040
The price is $108 per night from Oct 16 to Oct 17
Stay at this business-friendly hotel in Page. Enjoy free breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking. Our guests praise the breakfast and the helpful staff in our ...
4.5/5 Wonderful! (1,004 reviews)
"Front desk ..excellent service. Immediate responsr to TV set up. Breakfast attendant was sweet. Everyone SMILED!!!!"

Reviewed on Sep 19, 2022

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Wingate by Wyndham Page Lake Powell
Wingate by Wyndham Page Lake Powell
2.5 out of 5
671 Scenic View Rd, Page, AZ, 86040
Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Page, AZ
Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Page, AZ
2.5 out of 5
880 Haul Rd, Page, AZ, 86040
La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham Page at Lake Powell
La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham Page at Lake Powell
2.5 out of 5
70 Kaibab Road, Page, AZ, 86040
Super 8 by Wyndham Page/Lake Powell
Super 8 by Wyndham Page/Lake Powell
2 out of 5
649 S Lake Powell Blvd, Page, AZ, 86040
Best Western View Of Lake Powell Hotel
Best Western View Of Lake Powell Hotel
2.5 out of 5
716 Rimview Drive, Page, AZ, 86040
Days Inn & Suites by Wyndham Page Lake Powell
Days Inn & Suites by Wyndham Page Lake Powell
2.5 out of 5
961 N Hwy 89, Haul Road, Page, AZ, 86040
Hampton Inn & Suites Page - Lake Powell
Hampton Inn & Suites Page - Lake Powell
2.5 out of 5
294 Sandhill Road, Page, AZ, 86040
Comfort Inn & Suites Page at Lake Powell
Comfort Inn & Suites Page at Lake Powell
2.5 out of 5
890 Haul Road, Page, AZ, 86040
Holiday Inn Express & Suites Page, an IHG Hotel
Holiday Inn Express & Suites Page, an IHG Hotel
2.5 out of 5
643 South Lake Powell Blvd, Page, AZ, 86040
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