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 »
Glen Canyon National Recreation Area to Participate in Annual Christmas Bird Count
Superintendent Todd Brindle announced today that Glen Canyon National Recreation Area (Glen Canyon) will once again participate in the annual Christmas Bird Count on January 3, 2012. The Christmas Bird Count is an annual event that has been sponsored by the National Audubon Society for 112 years. Glen Canyon is one of over thirty locations in Arizona that participates in the annual bird count.
The public is invited to participate in Glen Canyon's 14th annual bird count. You do not need to be an expert birder to participate. New birders will be paired with experienced individuals, making this a great way to start learning the birds of Glen Canyon.
Glen Canyon's Christmas Bird Count will take place on Tuesday, January 3, 2012. Volunteers are asked to meet at 7:30 a.m. at park headquarters at 691 Scenic View Road. Bird watchers will be in the field until 4:00 p.m. Dress warmly, pack a lunch and water. There is a $5 fee to participate in the bird count, which goes to the National Audubon Society to cover the costs of sponsoring the Christmas Bird Count and reporting the results.
If you want to learn more about the birds of Glen Canyon, visit http://www.nps.gov/glca/naturescience/birds.htm. If you have questions about the Christmas Bird Count, contact Glen Canyon at 928-608-6200. We hope to see you on January 3.
Did You Know?
Personal watercraft are vessels. In Utah, you must be 18 years old to operate a personal watercraft alone (unless you comply with Utah personal watercraft operator conditions); in Arizona, you must be at least 12.