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Glen Canyon National Recreation Area

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Address: 691 Scenic View Drive, Page, AZ 86040
Phone Number: +1 928 608 6200
Description: The beautiful park surrounding the immense Lake Powell.
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Glen canyon was the 3rd dam we've had the opportunity to visit. Anything that has a National Park designation is worth the visit. Don't miss it!

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 29, 2015
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39 reviews 39 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW

Glen canyon was the 3rd dam we've had the opportunity to visit. Anything that has a National Park designation is worth the visit. Don't miss it!

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Juneau, Alaska
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

Not as much fun as the other canyons. If you have a day or two, spend your fine in Antilope Canyon - it's more impressive and fun!

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Carefree
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

I remember decades ago the Glen Canyon waterways were extensive and deep reaching high up on the canyon walls. Not any longer. Much of Lake Powell has dried up and what used to be rambling beautiful deep blue waters is receding at an alarming rate due to the mega-drought in the West. Each time I am there the water is... More 

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Purcellville, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

My family and I have been to Arizona before. This past spring we decided to add Glen Canyon Rec area to our trip. Good choice on our part. We went kayaking one afternoon on Lake Powell at the Antelope Point Marina. We actually tried to book with another company in town but they were closed when we arrived on time... More 

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Nice place. There is a small beach where you can enjoy with kids (if you have). If you are looking for cruise then you have a option and I must say you will enjoy ride. There are so many amazing views then you will like so make sure if you enough space in your camera to capture those moments. Enjoy!!!!

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Anoka, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

This is a fairly recent addition to the National Park system. This recreation area includes a lot of land around Lake Powell, so don't feel you are restricted to the water. The lake is massive, although losing volume due to the recent droughts. The area around the lake, including Page, AZ, is scenic and there are many attractions worth visiting.... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

What a place, If I could only retire there! I took the family there several times. We did some swimming by the Dam, and then crossed the border to Utah. Beautiful! If you have kids that like to explore, this is a nice safe area. Page AZ is a nice area.

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Jacksonville, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

It's worth driving around and seeing the beautiful views, but no water activities in chilly November. You can still take limited boat tours, though. We didn't have time, the canyons must be very pretty.

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

Lake Powell has a dam similar to Hoover Dam, the boat ride here gives a better view of the cliffs. To get to the boat tour it take 15 mins hike down hill to the boat. To drive into this place you need to pay one time entry of $15.00 for car valid for 7 days. This place is good... More 

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Rochester
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

The only part of the Recreation Area that we visited was the Glen Canyon Dam and Visitor Center. The center is very informative with wonderful views and an extensive gift shop. Don't miss a guided tour of the dam itself. Our tour guide was a former employee of the dam and was very well-versed in the workings of the dam.... More 

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