• From Alstrom Point you can see Gunsight Butte, Padre Bay, and Navajo Mountain

    Glen Canyon

    National Recreation Area AZ,UT

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  • Launch at your own risk!

    The public is asked to use extreme caution when using the public launch ramps at Lake Powell. The decrease in water levels has reduced the depth of water in these areas, creating shallow water on the ramps with steep drop-offs. More »

  • Bullfrog Launch Ramp Construction

    Bullfrog Main lunch ramp is CLOSED for construction. All boats may use the temporary ramp located on the spit to launch and retrieve.

Grand Canyon Monitoring and Research Center

The Grand Canyon Monitoring and Research Center (GCMRC) has researchers who study Lake Powell to determine the effects of the operation of Glen Canyon Dam on the Colorado River through the Grand Canyon. Water quality monitoring is conducted monthly near the dam and quarterly throughout the main channel, San Juan channel, and the Escalante channel of Lake Powell. Monthly monitoring is also conducted at the dam and Lee’s Ferry.

Further information on the GCMRC

Did You Know?

Live to Play Another Day - BE SAFE!

Glen Canyon is no rainforest. It's a desert. Keep your body protected, and drink lots of WATER. Let friends know your plans.