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“Tour of the Glen Canyon Dam” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Glen Canyon Dam

Glen Canyon Dam
Tonalea Coconino County, AZ
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Airplane Tour of Rainbow Bridge, Lake Powell and...
Type: Dams, Landmarks
Activities: Group tours/walking tour
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Owner description: The controversial dam that was built to create Lake Powell.
london
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“Tour of the Glen Canyon Dam”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2012

A guided tour deep into the concrete wall of the dam. Anyone could enjoy this not just enginerring geeks. Scale is massive and the guide very informative. Less busy than the Hoover Dam.
The Colorado River is worth seeing from the bridge, but don't worry about the bridge shaking when the lorries go across.
Nice visitors centre with helpful staff.

Visited October 2012
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“Great location even if you're not into "dams"”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2012

Glen Canyon Dam creates Lake Powell. The dam itself is not that interesting but the lake is really amazing. Rafted down the river just below the dam and Glen Canyon is just beautiful to experience from the water.

Visited October 2012
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Braintree, MA. USA
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“Take the tour!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2012

Take the short inexpensive tour. It is very impressive and the guide was very informative. You get to go down the elevator into the dam and outside for a better look at the dam and the Colorado river.

Visited October 2012
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Ermelo, Gelderland, Netherlands
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“swimming below the dam”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2012

Just before you cross the Dam (on Page side) there is a parking lot of road. If you climb down the rocks you might find a beautiful private place to swim, with clear blue waters and red cliffs and a view of the dam...

Visited September 2012
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London, United Kingdom
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“It's a dam”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2012

If you like dams it is fine, if you don't like dams carry on. The Colorado was very low when we were there.

Visited October 2012
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