Lake Powell and so much more!

Encompassing over 1.2 million acres, Glen Canyon National Recreation Area offers unparalleled opportunities for water-based & backcountry recreation. The recreation area stretches for hundreds of miles from Lees Ferry in Arizona to the Orange Cliffs of southern Utah, encompassing scenic vistas, geologic wonders, and a vast panorama of human history.

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Quagga Info

Latest Information on Quagga Mussels

Check here for the latest news about Quagga Mussels at Lake Powell.

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Updated Information on Gold King Mine Spill

Check here for the latest information on the effects of the spill on Lake Powell and Glen Canyon.

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Glen Canyon Compendium

Know the Laws at Glen Canyon and Rainbow Bridge

It is your responsibility to know and follow the laws at Glen Canyon. Read the Superintendent's compendium to familiarize yourself with the laws.

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Well, is it?

Is my PWC Legal on Lake Powell?

Does your PWC meet the 2006 EPA emission standards? Visit our Advisories page to reaquaint yourself with the law change now in effect.

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Enjoy Rainbow Bridge, just a boat ride in Glen Canyon

Rainbow Bridge National Monument

Glen Canyon NRA is lucky enough to be able to take care of Rainbow Bridge Bridge NM. Come visit Rainbow Bridge's website.

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Permits and commercial use

Doing Business With the park

Need a permit to do a tour or a photo shoot? Click here for a list of authorized businesses or to apply to become an authorized business.

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Volunteers! Trash Trackers! Artists! Come here for volunteering!

Volunteer Opportunites in Glen Canyon

Here at Glen Canyon National Recreation Area, we consider our volunteers to be Very Important People. Check here for opportunities to volunteer.

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Get Connected with Glen Canyon

Explore Glen Canyon From Your Home

Interested in social media? Join Glen Canyon on Facebook, read our blog, enjoy our podcasts and e-hikes. Visit our YouTube page for more videos.

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Your Heritage

Preserve Your Heritage

Glen Canyon and Rainbow Bridge are filled with human history. Many historical sites are disappearing. Find out what you can do to help!

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