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 »
New Exhibit at the Carl Hayden Visitor Center
A new exhibit, The Colorado: River of Possibilities, opens May 11, 2012 at the Carl Hayden Visitor Center with a special Glen Canyon Lecture Series event featuring veteran river guide and author, Christa Sadler.
Doors to the visitor center and the new exhibit open at 6pm on May 11 with the event beginning at 6:30pm. Ms. Sadler will present "The Grandest Muse: The Colorado River Through Grand Canyon" a photographic journey down the river that conveys the powerful lessons of place that the river imparts.
The exhibit is an Arizona Centennial Legacy Project that features two historic Colorado River boats from the Grand Canyon National Park Collection, as well as historic images of early explorers, surveyors, and pioneer river guides. Explore the exhibit and learn how Colorado River exploration and use has changed over time. Discover how the river speaks to you.
For more information about Glen Canyon National Recreation Area or to plan your visit please go to our website, www.nps.gov/glca or call the Carl Hayden Visitor Center at 928-608-6404.
Did You Know?
Don't be a hood ornament. Bow-riding is dangerous and illegal; so is riding on transoms or gunwales.