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Horseshoe Bend
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Nature - Natural Wonder
5 miles (8 km) south of Carl Hayden Visitor Center on U.S. Hwy 89, just south of highway marker 545,
Glen Canyon National Recreation Area, AZ, United States, 00000
Originally submitted by KimF59
2009-10-25 17:01:51
Last edited by KimF59
2009-10-25 05:10:02
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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. It 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 3⁄4-mile (1.2 km) hike from U.S. Route 89, it can be viewed from the steep cliff above. 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.
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  • Hiking
  • Scenic Drive
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