By Kartik Jayaraman

Horseshoe Bend, Page, Arizona

Equipment Info
State/Province/Region
AZ
Country
US
Nearest Area
Page
Town
Page
Brief Directions

Horseshoe Bend is located slightly downstream from the Glen Canyon Dam and Lake Powell within Glen Canyon National Recreation Area, about four miles or 6 km south of Page. Accessible via a ¾-mile (1.2 km) hike from U.S. Route 89, it can be viewed from the steep cliff above.

Notes

According to Google terrain maps, the overlook is 4,200 feet above sea level and the Colorado River is at 3,200 feet above sea level making it a breathtaking 1,000 foot drop.

Description

Horseshoe Bend is the name for a horseshoe-shaped meander of the Colorado River located near the town of Page, Arizona, in the United States. The bend is locally known as "King Bend."

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13/07/2011

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