- By kevin
- On Jul 23, 2018
- North America
- Travel Tips
Horseshoe Bend,located just 7 miles up river from the actual beginning of Grand Canyon National Park,is fast becoming a must visit location.The intimate canyon feeling you gain while having your picture taken in front of the Colorado River can't be beat!Join us with our tours to Grand Canyon from San Francisco to enjoy the scenes there.An under appreciated attraction on the East end of the Grand Canyon is the Little Colorado River Tribal Park on the Navajo Nation.The view down into the Little Colorado River from the main parking lot is one you will never forget.
Travel around Grand Canyon East
Navajo Bridge and its twin offer a way to cross the Colorado River at Marble Canyon.If you plan to visit Lee’s Ferry and do some world class trout fishing you will use the updated twin bridge for driving and the original Navajo Bridge to walk across.Be sure to visit the Navajo Interpretive Center at Navajo Bridge and learn about the Navajos.Walk around and read the plaques that tell some of the area history.
Horseshoe Bend is now known as a Grand Canyon“icon”.Articles about the National Park often prominently display a picture of this view of a horseshoe shaped meander on the Colorado River.A short hike will get you to the rim where you can see spectacular views without rails to get in the way.There is also a downside to this–there are no rails.Don’t go too close to the edge if you have vertigo!Keep young children close to you–perhaps in a harness.If hiking isn’t your thing and you still want to visit Horseshoe Bend try an air tour.