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Address: Tonalea Coconino County, AZ
Phone Number: 928-608-6068
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Activities: Group tours/walking tour
Description: The controversial dam that was built to create Lake Powell.
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Even if you had not planned to stop here, you should consider it. It is free to look around the museum and out at the dam. It costs a few bucks for an optional tour inside the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 2, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW via mobile

Even if you had not planned to stop here, you should consider it. It is free to look around the museum and out at the dam. It costs a few bucks for an optional tour inside the dam. We spent a half hour until my wife and daughter were done, which was just enough time.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

We saw the hoover dam already so we just went there to pass some time before we headed to our Antelope Canyon tour. Its an impressive building but nothing special if you do not have enouth time spent it at the Antelope Canyon and the horseshoe bend 😉

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

Big dam - great to look over its side. Interesting educational area. Mostly enjoyed boggling at size of lake and the number of pylons!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

The dam is a magnificent feat of engineering, not quite as impressive as Hoover Dam, but the scenery is far more spectacular! The view of the beautiful blue water of Lake Powell from the bridge is stunning. The road bridge has wire fencing all along, but with strategically placed gaps to poke your camera lens through for some truly gorgeous... More 

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West Covina, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

Excellent site to visit after visiting Antelope Canyon and Horseshoe Bend. I didn't take the tour but just seeing this site is a marvelous site.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

I had to drive over the Glen Canyon Dam to get to our B&B (Dreamkatchers - a great stay). Our hosts told us to be sure to stop in and check out the excellent visitor center, so we did and it was very good. The views of Lake Powell, the Colorado River and the dam that separates them are panoramic.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015 via mobile

The tour was interesting and the views were great. The guided tour takes you from the top of the dam- 550 feet up- to the bottom of the walls 10 stories below water level. You can walk out and see the base of the dam- dry side obviously. Couple this with the Lake Powell cruise and see the dam from... More 

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Lethbridge, AB
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

The scenery surrounding the Glen Canyon dam is stunning! I wasn't terribly excited about the dam tour but I ended up loving it. I even enjoyed hearing about the technical information. Our guide, who grew up in Page, AZ made it really interesting. We were also able to take in one of the 20 minute videos after our tour. It... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

An amazing view of Glen Arizona water way. You walk across the dam and learn what the dam has done for surrounding towns.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 via mobile

The dam is quite amazing. Recommend the tour as it is only 45 minutes and you get to see the dam from below and also some inside spots. Plus the view is really good.

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Address: Tonalea Coconino County, AZ
Phone Number: 928-608-6068
Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Tonalea Coconino County

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