Horseshoe Bend, Page, Arizona

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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. The bend is locally known as "King Bend." It is located five miles (8.7 km) downstream from the Glen Canyon Dam and Lake Powell within Glen Canyon National Recreation Area, about four miles or 6 km southwest of Page. Accessible via a ½-mile (0.8 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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Comments (18)

ch' caf'_ No Views on July 23, 2012

Awesome place! Marvellous nature! Thanks for sharing! Cheers, Christian

Hal Janzen on July 24, 2012

Very niceL Hal

文铁樵 on July 24, 2012


bonavista - NO VIEWS on July 25, 2012

WOW! Very impressive view! Y*


Enkarnau on July 29, 2012

Muy fotografiada estas vistas, pero tu la has sacado de lujo. like. Saludos cordiales, Enkarnau.

erika kluck_views?_n… on July 31, 2012

Hallo David ,that's so good. LIKE. Best wishes, Erika

James Bian No to Go… on August 3, 2012

Excellent shot, amazing place. Like

Best wishes,

Michael Schäffner on August 3, 2012

Yes, a great place. I visit this again in May this year. L6 and best regards, Michael

digipic | VIEWS?-No … on August 5, 2012

Very beautiful capture of this great place David !

LIKE (7)

Best Greetings from Germany, Rainer

InstinctImages on August 10, 2012

This is one of the places on my list of "my visit" next time I go to Lake Powell. You did a fine job of capturing the scene as always.

davidcmc58 on August 10, 2012

Hi guys, many thanks to all your kind words and visit to my gallery. Greetings from California, David.

Omar Gobbi on August 20, 2012

stunning natural scenery, beautiful photo, <YSL>, a cordial greeting from Argentina. "Omar"

Nelson Castrillon Ri… on August 23, 2012

Great view. LIKE + FAV

davidcmc58 on September 11, 2012

Omar and Nel-Caro, much thanks to both of you, David.

Carmen-Ilona on November 17, 2012

Sehr schöne Landschaft L+F und herzliche Grüße, Carmen

Marcello Caponnetto on November 30, 2012

Nice shot!
Thank you for visiting my gallery.

Ana María Ossorio Ló… on December 22, 2012

Breathless landscape!--Excelent capture--like 13--AnaM

Leo W on December 28, 2012

A great capture, fine colors and well seen perspective -

like it very much - F

best wishes, Leo

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Photo taken in Glen Canyon National Recreation Area, Lake Powell, UT 84533, USA
Horseshoe Bend access point

Photo details

  • Uploaded on July 22, 2012
  • © All Rights Reserved
    by davidcmc58
    • Camera: Canon EOS 5D Mark III
    • Taken on 2012/07/03 10:53:15
    • Exposure: 0.005s (1/200)
    • Focal Length: 24.00mm
    • F/Stop: f/10.000
    • ISO Speed: ISO100
    • Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV
    • No flash