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 »
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 89T (Navajo 20). US-89A is open. More »
Quagga Mussel Monitoring Update
Find the latest on Invasive Mussel Monitoring news. Click on this link: More »
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 »
Artists Announced for Glen Canyon National Recreation Areas 2012 Artist-in-Park Program
Artists selected for this year's Artist-in-Park program represent a wide range of visual techniques, yet share common inspiration in the landscape. Their work contributes to the long legacy of using art to support public understanding of environmental and cultural significance.
March 3 - March 30 at Lees Ferry: Landscape Painter, Susan J. Klein - Sarasota, FL
April 2 - April 27 at Lees Ferry: Hand-woven Tapestry, Lyn Hart - Tucson, AZ
June 2 - 30 at Wahweap: Watercolor Artist, Jerry Lindsay - Page, AZ
October 1 - 31 at Wahweap: Mixed Media Collage, Anita Dallar - Crystal River, FL
Each artist will offer a variety of demonstrations, workshops, and programs to the public during their time in the park. The presentations will be set in multiple park locations.
Artists were chosen by a panel represented by the National Park Service and the Glen Canyon Natural History Association, as well as Glen Canyon's first Artist-in-Park, Suzanne Schmaltz. Applications were received from visual, musical, and performance artists all over the United States.
To become an Artist-in-Park or to learn more about this year's artists and the program go to www.nps.gov/glca/supportyourpark/artist-in-park.htm. Artist programs will be posted on the website during their residencies.
Did You Know?
PFD means Protection From Drowning. Kids (12 years old and younger) must wear Personal Floatation Devices (Life Jacket) while on vessels. More...