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Horseshoe Bend – Arizona

Horseshoe Bend: a horseshoe-shaped meander of the Colorado River located near the town of Page, Arizona, in the United States.  It is located 5 miles (8.0 km) downstream from the Glen Canyon Dam and Lake Powell within Glen Canyon National Recreation Area, about 4 miles (6.4 km) southwest of Page.  Just a few miles away from Horseshoe Bend is also  the famous Antelope slot canyon

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It is accessible via a 1.1-mile (1.8 km) hike from U.S. Route 89, but an access road also reaches the geological structure, as it is part of a state park. The Horseshoe Bend can be viewed from the steep cliff above.

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The overlook is 4,200 feet (1,300 m) above sea level and the Colorado River is at 3,200 feet (980 m) above sea level, making it a 1,000-foot (300 m) drop.

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