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Glen Canyon National Recreation Area

Address: 691 Scenic View Drive, Page, AZ 86040
Phone Number: +1 928 608 6200
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Ranked #6 of 15 Attractions in Page
Type: National Parks, Nature/ Wildlife Areas, Nature & Parks
Owner description: The beautiful park surrounding the immense Lake Powell.
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Type: National Parks, Nature/ Wildlife Areas, Nature & Parks
Owner description: The beautiful park surrounding the immense Lake Powell.
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New York City, New York
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33 reviews 33 reviews
15 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
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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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
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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39 reviews 39 reviews
10 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
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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63 reviews 63 reviews
43 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
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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41 reviews 41 reviews
24 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
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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102 reviews 102 reviews
31 attraction reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
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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Titusville, Florida
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27 reviews 27 reviews
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

One of the most beautiful (and fun) places in the United States. Houseboats everywhere; fishing, canoeing, skiing, diving, you name it! The scenery is gorgeous with the buttes and red, pink and white rocks along the shores. I love this place!

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Gloucester, United Kingdom
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67 reviews 67 reviews
25 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

The four hour journey down the Colorado river is excellent from seeing the tall cliffs from another angle to watching the fisherman out in the river fly fishing. The river meanders slowly for many mile as the water is held back by the huge Lake Powell Dam which is similar in size to the Hoover Dam. Both the rafting experience... More 

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Amsterdam
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16 attraction reviews
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

A quick visit will surely make your trip to Page even better, the center is well maintained, properly documented and also has activities for kids. Our boy was quite motivated to get their Junior ranger badge. You won't be wasting your time spending 45 minutes at GCNRA

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Newport Beach, California
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27 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

We wanted to see both sides of the Saguaro National Park, as well as Tucson, and the Living Desert Museum. This was a great place to stay. The RV spots were not close together, and it had hook-ups for $22.00 a night.

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