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Glen Canyon Dam

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Tonalea Coconino County, AZ 86040
+1 928-608-6068
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The controversial dam that was built to create Lake Powell.
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Tonalea Coconino County, AZ 86040
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"visitor center"
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"engineering marvel"
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"walk across the bridge"
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"inner workings"
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"security check"
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"interesting tour"
in 12 reviews
"minute tour"
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"gift shop"
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"water level"
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"both sides"
in 10 reviews
"worth a stop"
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"hoover"
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"page"
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"visitors"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

An impressive achievement on Colorado River, by capture of the water in order to produce electrical power. We visited the Glen Canyon Dam, Lake Powell, and Carl Hayden Visitor Center.

Thank Gabriel A
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My family member and I saw the Glen Canyon Dam and took the half day float trip through the canyon with The Wilderness River Adventures tour group. We enjoyed the relaxing float trip down in the canyon, and the history of the canyon and how...More

Thank WildlifeWatcher64
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

While we were in Page, AZ we went to the Glen Canyon Dam. It is very high over the Colorado river and we looked at it from the walkway on the Glen Canyon Bridge.This is a must do if you are in Page. It is...More

Thank SlowPoke59
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

The visitor centre is free and has good views of the dam and lake but for $5 you can go on one of the hourly tours (check times on their website - space is limited). The tours take you on to the top of the...More

Thank mattrileyx
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Reviewed March 21, 2018

We stopped by the glen canyon on our way to Page from Kanab. There was a tour in the visitor center and we ended up joining it. It was an informative experience learning how the bridge and dam was built at the same time. The...More

Thank Ivy0902
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Reviewed March 7, 2018

Wasn't sure it'd be worth it but pleasantly surprised. Center, staff and the dam itself were impressive. Very visual, highly informative. Place is well kept, organized and real. Was great to see what man can do when we put our mind to something. Very glad...More

Thank Roger2101
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Reviewed February 23, 2018

We visited Page a few days after visiting the Hoover Dam. It's fascinating to learn about the history of the Glen Canyon Dam, in conjunction with the history of America's work toward managing the Colorado River. We had a fascinating tour - and what a...More

Thank T S
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Reviewed February 18, 2018 via mobile

Very impressive. Spent a little time in the information centre, lots to see and learn about this dam and others in the area.

Thank KPinAB
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Reviewed January 22, 2018

The Glen Canyon Dam is definitely worth stopping at! The visitor center is full of history of the area as well as the history of building the dam. You can view the dam from inside the visitor center, or walk over to a wall and...More

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Reviewed January 18, 2018

Yup, it’s a dam. Dams are pretty neat. Took some nice pictures. The End. More words to get to the minimum required...

Thank SuperTed19
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August 26, 2017|
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Response from LanceD49 | Reviewed this property |
The question is not really clear but you cannot drive on the dam itself. There is a bridge across the Colorado River just below the dam. It has a pedestrian walkway as well as lanes for cars/trucks. If you take the Dam... More
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Response from Sherry P | Reviewed this property |
yes...they can. Inexpensive....maybe $5. There was construction going on last fall so you could not go down into dam. Was still a good tour.
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