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Horseshoe Bend Overlook

Summary: Not much of a hike really, but this short stroll will bring you to one of the more famous Arizona vistas.
Directions: From Page, AZ drive south on Highway 89 to between mileposts 544 & 545. Look for the exit lane and prominent dirt road on the west side of the road which you can drive a short distance on to the parking area.
Road Conditions: Passenger Car
Navigation: Easy
Length: 10 minutes each way
Date Hiked: September 2003
Weather Conditions: Hot & sunny
Required Skills: None
Hike Description: From the parking area, follow the wide and sandy track up and over a low hill. Drop down the other side and walk to the edge of the cliff where a spectacular view awaits. When ready return the way you came.
Rating (1-5 stars):
I've driven by this spot many times, never realizing it was there. If your in the vicinity, the trip is well worth the 1/2 hour detour.
Maps: None
Books: None
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The sandy trail.

A wide angle lens will help to get
a better photo than this one.