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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 3 days ago

My wife and I were on a two-week bus tour and stopped here first thing in the morning. There are excellent views of the dam, the lake above and the river below.

Thank Roy W
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

My husband and I thoroughly enjoyed our 1/2 day float on the Colorado River. I would recommend 1/2 vs. full day because you see the same scenery just a slower float. I took some awesome pictures and after floating horseshoe bend we later hiked to...More

Thank Jean F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This beautiful red rock canyon will take your breath away. We were able to rent kayaks and adventure down Antelope canyon on the water. It was such a beautiful day ! They also have ferry's that you can take to enjoy the scenery without quite...More

1  Thank Suzanne J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took a boat tour down the river. Amazing views! We got to see Horseshoe Bend both from up top and while floating down the Colorado River. Fair warning, the river it ice cold so don't fall in. The Colorado River is also much deeper...More

Thank Carl W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was a well earned stopping point for a break as we were traveling from Utah to New Mexico. The scenic views of the dam and surrounding area were breathtaking. There is plenty of parking and the visitor center has clean restrooms, a gift shop,...More

Thank Mike C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The scenery around Lake Powell is spectacular. The enormity of the dam, the blue waters of the lake against the gorgeous rocky setting is a beauty that is difficult to describe. The visitor center is exceptional and has lots of informative materials as well as...More

Thank PamRoad
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We parked along the road by the bridge and viewed the dam from that perspective. We also drove to the dam lookout and it was just as beautiful! There is a rail to walk down the the lookout area but once you get down there...More

Thank EHPhxAZ
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There is nothing that compares with the scenery in Lake Powell, and it is big enough that you can almost always find perfect skiing water. You never know what awe-inspiring view will be appear just around the next corner in the canyon. The water temperature...More

Thank Frank C
Reviewed 15 August 2018

Went out to checkout the area and let me just recommend not going in August! We were hot and miserable but definitely a place you want on your bucket list! This place is beautiful! We got into the water and felt 100 times better! Just...More

1  Thank enmtz
Reviewed 14 August 2018

Amazing array of recreation opportunities here. Strongly recommended as a place to see stunning vistas and amazing combination of water and rock.

1  Thank Joe N
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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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