Highway 89 closed 25 miles south of Page
A road collapse south of Page has closed US-89 until further notice. US-89 is closed northbound at US-89A. In Page, US 89 is closed at the junction with State Route 98. Traffic is being detoured around closure utilizing SR-98 & US-160. US-89A is open. More »
Quagga Mussel Monitoring Update
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Lake Powell Mercury Consumption Advisory
Public Health, Environmental and Wildlife agencies from Utah and Arizona are jointly issuing a mercury fish advisory for striped bass in the southern portion of Lake Powell from Dangling Rope marina to the dam. Read more here: More »
Frequently Asked Questions
These are some of the more commonly asked questions by visitors to the park. These questions are divided into three areas: General, Downlake (Wahweap, Glen Canyon Dam, lower half of Lake Powell) and Uplake (Bullfrog, Halls Crossing, Hite, upper half of Lake Powell). If you have specific questions about your visit to Glen Canyon NRA, you may call 928-608-6200 or email them to: e-mail us.
Q: How big is Glen Canyon National Recreation Area?
Q: How big is Lake Powell?
Q: What time is it?
Q: How can I get to Rainbow Bridge?
Q: Where are the hiking trails along the lake?
Q: Are there any jet ski restrictions?
Q: Are two-stroke motors allowed?
Q: Where can I fish from the shore without a boat?
Q: How much does it cost to get a fishing license? Which do I need, Arizona or Utah?
Q: How do we get our non-motorized vessels, like kayaks and canoes, to remote areas like the Escalante Arm?
Q: Why do we need a portable toilet when we can just use one of the floating restrooms? Can we dig a cathole instead?
Q: Can we use something else such as a paint bucket or other home-made device?
Q: Why can't I go cliff diving?
Q: Are there lifeguards at Glen Canyon?
Q:What is the white line along the shoreline?
Q: How long did it take for Lake Powell to fill?
Q: What must I do if my boat has been in waters other than Lake Powell in the last 30 days and I am not sure if there are zebra or quagga mussels on it?
Downlake (Wahweap, Carl Hayden Visitor Center, Page, Glen Canyon Dam)
Q: How tall is the dam?
Q: When was the dam built?
Q: Are they going to decommission the dam?
Q: Why is the water colder in the river below the dam than in the lake behind the dam?
Q:How has the dam affected the native fish?
Q: Is anything being done to help the endangered fish?
Q: Who was Carl Hayden?
Q: Is Antelope Slot Canyon part of the national park? Do they accept the National Park Pass?
Uplake (Bullfrog, Halls Crossing, Hite)
Q: How long is it (time and distance wise) from Bullfrog to Boulder via the Burr Trail ?
Q: How long does it take to drive from Escalante via highway 12 to the Hole in the Rock via the 4wheel drive trail ?
Q: How long does it take to travel from the Bullfrog/Halls Marinas to Rainbow Bridge via boat?
Q: Is there a place to swim at Bullfrog?
Q: How long does it take to travel from Bullfrog Marina to the Defiance House archeological site via boat?
Q: How long does it take to travel from Moab UT to Bullfrog Marina at Glen Canyon?
Q: How long does it take to travel from Bullfrog Marina at Glen Canyon to Capitol Reef National Park?
Q:Can I rent a boat at Bullfrog?
Q: Are there any hikes near the Bullfrog district?
Q: Where does the name Bullfrog come from?
Q: I have seen articles on Cathedral in the Desert. Where is it? Can we hike to it?
Did You Know?
Are you too close for comfort? Slow down and make no waves when 150 feet (46 m) from other vessels, people, or shore.