Glen Canyon National Recreation Area

 

Contact Information:

Glen Canyon National Recreation Area
P.O. Box 1507
Page, AZ 86040-1507

Carl Hayden Visitor Center 
(928) 608-6404

Bullfrog Visitor Center
(435) 684-7400

Lees Ferry Ranger Station
(928) 355-2234

Additional Information:
Official Park Page
Park Marks
Marinas
Glen Canyon Natural History Association

Need a place to stay?
Arizona Lodging

Books:
The Glen Canyon Reader
Glen Canyon: Images of a Lost World
The Place No One Knew: Glen Canyon on the Colorado
Lake Powell: A Photographic Essay of Glen Canyon National Recreation Area
Boater's Guide to Lake Powell


Glen Canyon National Recreation AreaGlen Canyon National Recreation Area (NRA) offers unparalleled opportunities for water-based & backcountry recreation. The recreation area stretches for hundreds of miles from Lees Ferry in Arizona to the Orange Cliffs of southern Utah, encompassing scenic vistas, geologic wonders, and a panorama of human history.

Glen Canyon NRA offers numerous opportunities for both water-based and backcountry recreation. The park offers opportunities for boating, fishing, swimming, backcountry hiking, four-wheel drive trips,  water-based recreation, summer ranger programs, half and full-day tours to Rainbow Bridge, backpacking in the Escalante or Orange Cliffs, Mountain Biking and exploring the lake's numerous side canyons by boat.

Facilities

Bullfrog Visitor Center - The Center offers exhibits relating to geology and the human and natural history of Glen Canyon, Ancestral Puebloan ("anasazi") and pioneer artifacts and a life-size model of a slot canyon, bookstore and rest rooms . Located along Highway 276. (435) 684-7423.

Carl Hayden Visitor CenterThe Center features a Dinosaur tracks exhibit, three-dimensional map of Glen Canyon NRA, photos and history of the construction of Glen Canyon Dam. A Bookstore and restrooms are also available. Located at Glen Canyon Dam on Highway 89 in Page, Arizona. (928) 608-6404.

Navajo Bridge Interpretive Center - Pedestrian walkway across the old Navajo Bridge which spans the Colorado River in Marble Canyon. Located on Highway 89A near Lees Ferry, Arizona.

Fees:
Individual - $7 - 7 Days
Vehicle - $15 - 7 Days
Glen Canyon NRA Annual Pass - $30

Activity Fees:
Boating (first motorized vessel) - $16  7 Days
Boating (each additional motorized vessel) - $8 7 Days
Boating/Annual - $30 Annual

Getting There:
Lees Ferry and the Navajo Bridge Interpretive Center is located on Arizona Highway 89A. Carl Hayden Visitor Center in Page, Az is on Highway 89. The Bullfrog Visitor Center is located on Utah Highway 276. Halls Crossing is also reached by Highway 276. Hite is located just off Utah Highway 95.