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Glen Canyon and Lake Powell, UT

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Glen Canyon and Lake Powell

2,000 miles of shoreline featuring beautiful blue water and vast scenic landscapes

Glen Canyon National Recreation Area offers more than 1.2 million acres of unparalleled opportunities for land- and water-based recreation. Within the recreation area, Lake Powell, is the second largest human-made lake in the United States, and is widely recognized as one of the premier boating destinations in the world.

Stretching from the beginning of the Grand Canyon at Lees Ferry in Arizona to the Orange Cliffs of southern Utah, Glen Canyon National Recreation Area is graced with scenic views, unique geology and evidence of 10,000 years of human history. 

Learn about Lake Powell activities, such as:

  • Boating
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Scenic Driving

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Things to Do

Where to Stay

For Glen Canyon National Recreation Area hotels, check out the marinas at Wahweap and Bullfrog. Kanab, Utah, is another excellent base camp to adventures on Lake Powell. There are primitive camping and developed campgrounds in Glen Canyon National Recreation Area, but not within the boundaries of Rainbow Bridge. 

What's Nearby

Marinas

Learn more about the Lake Powell marinas:

  • Bullfrog
  • Wahweep

Visitor Centers

Climate and Weather

Summer | JuneAugust
Extremely hot (sometimes exceeding 110 F degrees) and the area offers little, if any, shade in the form of trees.

Winter | December–March
Winters can be chilly, and the temperature sometimes dip below freezing at night.

Spring | March–May
Springtime is difficult to predict and can also bring long periods of high winds.

Fall | September–November
The fall weather is typically nice and mild — a great season to avoid the heat and the crowds.

Fees and Permits

There is an entrance fee to Glen Canyon National Recreation Area Fee. In addition to the regular entrance fees to Glen Canyon National Recreation Area, separate permits are required for boating on Lake Powell. Learn more

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Glen Canyon and Lake Powell


Lake Powell, Utah 84533