About Horseshoe Bend

Horseshoe Bend is one of the most iconic landmarks of the southwest and Arizona. A parking lot just 5mi / 8.04km south of Page, and ABA (Architectural Barriers Act) compliant trail makes this hike perfect for the whole family. Wheelchairs, strollers, and leashed dogs are welcome. The trail is an easy, 1.5mi / 2.41km round trip and is relatively flat on packed dirt. The trail takes about 20 minutes to hike each way. A section of the overlook is fenced for safety. The large parking lot accommodates handicap accessible parking, large vans, RV’s, and buses. Bathrooms are located at the south end of the parking lot.

The Hike: What You Need To Know

Difficulty: Easy
Distance: 1.5mi / 2.41km round trip
Elevation gain: 137ft / 0.04km
Average time: less than an hour
Open: Sunrise – sunset, year round

  • Leashed dogs are welcome
  • Entry fee starts at $10 per vehicle, cash and cards are accepted. National Park and Federal Recreational Land passes are not accepted.

Be Prepared

Remember you are in the desert, be prepared. Bring plenty of water, sun protection, and healthy snacks. Wear comfortable hiking clothing and footwear. Be mindful of the weather, use good judgment. Temperatures can reach over 100°F / 37°C during summer months, shade is limited. Avoid hiking during the hottest part of the day.

Entrance Fees

Motorcycle: $5
Car or RV: $10
Commercial Van/Bus (Passenger Capacity up to 14): $35
Commercial Bus (Passenger Capacity 15-35): $70
Commercial Bus (Passenger Capacity over 35): $140
Cash and cards are accepted. National Park and Federal Recreational Land passes are not accepted.

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