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This once hidden secret gem in Northern Arizona has grown into one of the most visited photographed stops in the Southwest. As a must add all visitors list for places to visit, this unique Southwest experience for an awesome photographed opportunity.

Horseshoe Bend, AZ
Photo Credit : Sim Br

As visitors make their way through the fabled Route 89, Horseshoe Bend is located near Page, Arizona. The hike to Horseshoe Bend is very short and quite easy.

As one of the more dramatic landscape photography locations in Arizona, the best time to visit Horseshoe Bend is in the early morning as the sun rises. Sunset is one of the most busy times for area as many try to capture a beautiful photograph.

Horseshoe Bend @ Page, AZ
Photo Credit: Akshay Axe

As of April 2019, the City of Page started charging $10 to visitors to visit and park.

The Canyon overlook is over 1,000 feet high, as visitors get to see the Colorado River flow around a bend a rock formation that is quite colossal. Visitors should proceed with caution though as they take photos of this beautiful wonder, as there is little to no safety measures in place.

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Being an only child and born in the Southwest, I had a different experience than most. I am in love with the Southwest and want to share my experiences with the world in an effort to encourage others to get out and explore.

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