This is a scenic area. It is about a 1 mile walk with 1/2 up hill and half downhill. You would have to hand over the 1000 ft. cliff to get the photo shot you see in advertisements. It's free. Take water. There are other...More
About Horseshoe Bend
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This seems to be on the regular stops for tour buses. Hike from the parking lot to the canyon edge is about 3/4 mile each way. Uphill and then downhill both directions. Trail is mixture of sand and rock. There are no restrooms or other...More
While I am glad that we did take the time to stop at Horseshoe Bend, I was a little disappointed. It is almost impossible to get at the vantage point to take a photo similar to the one we are used to seeing. It is...More
Well worth the walk, be brave and take incredible photos, watching young people sit and dangle their legs over the edge
You won't be sorry to take time out of your schedule to see this horse shoe shaped mote from above. It's gorgeous and one of the pretties things I have seen.
The car park can be a bit of a free for all, and it does get busy, especially around sunset, but it's well worth a visit. As well as the horseshoe view itself, the geology of the surrounding rocks is quite fascinating.
Chances are you, you'll drive by it without knowing what it is. If you have the time and you pass by anything with cars parked stop and ask what's there. I've ridden by this and the slot canyons twice without ever knowing the cool things...More