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Glen Canyon National Recreation Area

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The beautiful park surrounding the immense Lake Powell.
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691 Scenic View Drive, Page, AZ 86040
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We rented a houseboat and stayed a week. There is also a nice campground at Waheap. Lake Powell is huge and has a lot of great coves to explore, excellent fishing and great hiking as well. We will come back for sure.

Thank FulltimeRVTraveler
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Amazing sandstone structures just by the dam and aside the Colorado River. From the Hayden VC go north a trifle and turn left. You'll see some RV campers. Turn left into the free formed parking area and follow the stone bordered pathway. Stay with it...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was one of the MOST scenic areas we have seen anywhere in the state. The views were amazing with very little traffic to impact stopping an taking pictures which we did often.

Thank Diane D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went to the area for a mini marathon and had both a marvelous race experience but found the area provided many things to do and great Fall weather. If you are a runner, this is a great mini with great scenery and a marvelous...More

Thank grasssnod
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Glen Canyon National Recreation Area is a recreation and conservation unit of the National Park Service that encompasses the area around Lake Powell and lower Cataract Canyon in Utah and Arizona, covering 1,254,429 acres of mostly desert. The Glen Canyon NRA or GCNRA, as...More

Thank Taylor B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely scenery - amazing. We did a half-day boat trip (organised) which was amazing and great value. Great way to experience the canyon close up and personal. Then observing from the top (viewpoints) was the icing on the cake.

Thank SquashAddict
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Yes - we heard it was spectacular but we were totally impressed with its magnificence. Now we have to go back and see the North Rim and Horseshoe Bend!

Thank WindshearDon
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is a wonderful recreation area. One can participate in water sports, fishing, camping, hiking, and just relaxing and enjoying the beauty of the area.

Thank Barbara S
Reviewed 9 October 2018

dont miss it! worth with a cruise at the Lake. Try to be few days on the lake and visit the center b4 you go into the lake! Check carefully the opening hours ! they change it with out letting everybody know...

Thank 435ramil
Reviewed 4 October 2018

We rented a small boat thinking we can see more places then just the Rainbow bridge. That was a kind of mistake, because the time is not enough. It’s worth to rent a boat if you are more than 3-4 people in your group. Otherwise...More

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Haines L
19 September 2018|
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Response from SlowPoke59 | Reviewed this property |
I was there in late April and it was not crowded. We spent five nights in Page.We stayed at the Pageboy Inn. It was simple. Very clean and had breakfast. We did the tour below the dam. Worth it. The tour to Upper and lower... More
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Denise2034
7 August 2018|
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Response from Nina W | Reviewed this property |
I have gone to Lake Powell everyyear for about 15 years, and can recommend the visit to Glen Canyo Dam, along with the Antelope Canyon Navajo Indian tour--try to get there first thing in the AM or last trip in the PM due to... More
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Denise2034
7 August 2018|
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Response from nana93992015 | Reviewed this property |
Take the Lake Powell guided boat tour. It starts out slow with a view of the dam but than goes into the canyon for breathtaking, off your feet, views along with Native American Music makes it fun for all ages! Bring your... More
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