One of the most recognized and trafficked locations in the Southwest, Horseshoe Bend is a stunning marvel that showcases a 1,000 foot drop looking down on the Colorado River. The attraction is shaped like a horseshoe surrounded by stunning vermilion cliffs. This area sees 2 million visitors annually and is one of the most spectacular Arizona landscapes.
Address: Horseshoe Bend, Page, Arizona 86040
- Hiking to the overlook is roughly 1.5 miles round-trip with 137 feet in elevation gain.
- This route is considered easy and is heavily trafficked.
- Dogs are welcome on this trail but must be on a leash.
- There are restrooms at the trailhead.
- Pack plenty of water, snacks, and reliable footwear for this hike– especially on hot Arizona days. There is little to not shade on this trail.
- The City of Page requires visitors to pay for parking ($10) at the Horseshoe Bend Trail parking lot. Check out this website for rates and more details.
- This trail is family friendly, but supervision is recommended. Most of the rim is exposed with no railings or fences.
- Horseshoe Bend is open year-round from sunrise to sunset.
- Holidays, weekends, and sunsets are incredibly busy at Horseshoe Bend— be prepared for large crowds.
- Drones are not allowed at Horseshoe Bend.