What is the best time to go to Horseshoe Bend?

What is the best time to go to Horseshoe Bend?

“Horseshoe Bend is best viewed late morning or mid day. The ‘bend and river are in shadow at other times. At or just before sunset, the sun will be in your eyes and the bend will be in shadow. It’s best viewed mid day to early afternoon.”

Is Horseshoe Bend open in winter?

Roughly 1,000 feet (300 m) below the Colorado River flows. With the deep canyon, calm Colorado River and magnificent red desert landscape Horseshoe Bend is a sight to behold. It’s often referred to as one of the prettiest places in Arizona. Horseshoe Bend is also a year-round natural attraction that never closes.

What is the best time to visit Page Arizona?

We visited Horseshoe Bend in Page AZ in mid-October, and it was still pretty warm but not very crowded. It is slightly less busy in the off-season – running from October through February. If you are looking to avoid the crowds, these are the best months to visit.

Where can I watch sunrise in Page AZ?

Wahweap Overlook offers a great spot to see the sunrise but the lower Lake Shore Drive is probably a better bet as you can capture the Marina and rocks come alive. Once the sun is up the light changes quickly so head west you man/woman. 30 minutes West of Page are the Toadstool Hoodoos.

Where can I watch sunset in Page AZ?

Horseshoe Bend is one of the most famous spots in Page, AZ. It is a spot that overlooks the Colorado River where it makes a sharp bend. It makes for dramatic photos at sunset but is spectacular any time of day.

Is December a good time to visit Page Arizona?

When we visited Page, AZ in the month of December, the weather was cold with daily high temperatures in mid 30’s. However, visiting Antelope Canyon in cold weather is like a blessing in disguise because of less crowds and absence of desert heat waves.

What time does Horseshoe Bend Az open?

sunrise to sunset
Horseshoe Bend is open year-round from sunrise to sunset. Our busiest times of the day are between 9:00am to 11:00am in the morning and 4:30pm to 6:30pm in the evening. If you enjoy fewer crowds, try scheduling your hike around these busy times.

Is Horseshoe Bend a difficult hike?

It’s not too difficult although summers can be very hot as there is no shade with the exception of a small gazebo structure halfway to the overlook. The hike will start from the parking lot and is extremely easy to follow. The first part of the trail up to the gazebo is all uphill, but it is a gentle climb.

Where is stud horse point?

Stud Horse Point is a long ridge along US 89 and the southern tip of it has a very nice cluster of pedestal rocks which are located quite below the Utah state line.