Antelope Canyon is a 0.6 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near Page, Arizona that features a river and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking and is accessible year-round. The cost to enter Navajo Park is $8 and the MANDATORY tour is $40-$68.
- 1 How long is the hike at Antelope Canyon?
- 2 Is Antelope Canyon and easy hike?
- 3 How hard is the hike to Antelope Canyon?
- 4 Can you hike Antelope Canyon without a guide?
- 5 Do you have to pay to hike Antelope Canyon?
- 6 Can you jet ski to Antelope Canyon?
- 7 What is the best time to visit Antelope Canyon?
- 8 Do you need hiking boots for Antelope Canyon?
- 9 Which is prettier Upper or Lower Antelope Canyon?
- 10 Is Antelope Canyon claustrophobic?
- 11 Is Upper or Lower Antelope Canyon easier to hike?
- 12 Can you hike Horseshoe Bend without a tour?
- 13 Is it worth it to go to Antelope Canyon?
- 14 Can you do Horseshoe Bend and Antelope Canyon in one day?
How long is the hike at Antelope Canyon?
As you begin your 1 – 1.5-hour adventure (all-walking) with Lower Antelope Canyon Tours, your experience will span roughly 1,800 meters (1.1 miles) round trip.
Is Antelope Canyon and easy hike?
Canyon Overview Upper Antelope Canyon is an above-ground slot canyon. It’s an easy, flat 100 yard walk, following a 2-mile off-road ride from the Navajo Tribal Park Gate on US98 to the canyon’s entrance.
How hard is the hike to Antelope Canyon?
The hike to Antelope Canyon is a very simple up and back that is just a little bit more than half a mile. With the crowds in the canyon stopping to take photos at every turn, the pace of the hike is slow. This hike is suitable for all age groups and fitness levels.
Can you hike Antelope Canyon without a guide?
While you cannot explore Antelope Canyon without tour guides present, and you must pay for a park permit, you do not need reservations when you visit through Antelope Canyon Navajo Tours. However, you may prefer to book your tour in advance for several reasons.
Do you have to pay to hike Antelope Canyon?
Is there an entrance fee for Antelope Canyon? Yes, but there’s no person at the gate of Antelope Canyon with a scanner. As mentioned before, hiking in Antelope Canyon requires two fees: a permit issued by Navajo Parks and Recreation and the tour fee to be taken out to Antelope Canyon and guided around.
Can you jet ski to Antelope Canyon?
Let us take you on the unique adventure with our Antelope Canyon boat and jet ski tours! Enjoy the voyage from Antelope Point Marina or Wahweap Marina with your private party to experience this one of a kind canyon on Lake Powell from the waters view point near Page, Arizona.
What is the best time to visit Antelope Canyon?
If you want to see the light beams, you will need to be in the canyon between 11 AM and 1:30 PM. The best months for the light beams are June, July, and August. If you don’t care about the light beams and want to avoid the crowd, the best months to visit Antelope Canyon are from November to February.
Do you need hiking boots for Antelope Canyon?
– No boots are needed. -You may want to spend at least two hours, more if possible, in each canyon.
Which is prettier Upper or Lower Antelope Canyon?
Upper Antelope Canyon With its light beams, falling sands, and very high canyon walls, this is the more photogenic of the two canyons. This canyon is wider at the bottom than Lower Antelope Canyon, so it feels less claustrophobic and it’s easier to walk through.
Is Antelope Canyon claustrophobic?
In Lower Antelope Canyon there are spots where you have to stop over rocks, etc., and spots where you must duck your head. The canyon didn’t feel claustrophobic with the light streaming in from the sky.
Is Upper or Lower Antelope Canyon easier to hike?
Upper Antelope Canyon is easier to walk through but also is much darker than Lower Antelope Canyon due to the Upper Canyon being shaped like the letter “A.”
Can you hike Horseshoe Bend without a tour?
Short Answer: Yes! It is possible to visit Horseshoe Bend without a tour or guide. Many visitors to Horseshoe Bend make a point to see the neighboring Antelope Canyon, which requires you to book a tour through a certified Navajo tour company.
Is it worth it to go to Antelope Canyon?
Upper Antelope Canyon is so unique and so incredible that I think it’s possible to look past the crowds and still be able to appreciate the beauty of the place. However, if you don’t like crowds and aren’t too concerned about seeing those light beams, then I would probably suggest skipping this one.
Can you do Horseshoe Bend and Antelope Canyon in one day?
Yes, it can be done. Total time required for all 3 is around 5-6 hours. I recommend you start with Horseshoe bend early in the morning (1-1.5 hrs). Then do the Upper Antelope Canyon (~1.5 hrs) and end with the Lower Antelope Canyon (1hr).