• 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.

News Releases


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March 03, 2014
Tourism to Glen Canyon National Recreation Area and Rainbow Bridge National Monument creates Economic Benefits
A new National Park Service (NPS) report shows that 2,136,542 visitors to Glen Canyon National Recreation Area and Rainbow Bridge National Monument in 2012 spent $190 million in communities near the parks. That spending supported 1488 jobs in the local area.

February 25, 2014
Additional Adult Quagga Mussels Found in Lake Powell
The National Park Service and Utah Division of Wildlife Resources (UDWR) have recently detected additional adult quagga mussels in Lake Powell.

January 24, 2014
Open Houses Scheduled for Upcoming Glen Canyon National Recreation Planning Efforts
A proposed Off-road Vehicle Management Plan for Glen Canyon National Recreation Area and the future of Lake Powell invasive mussel prevention are two planning efforts that will be showcased at five open houses in February. National Park Service staff will be on hand to provide information and gather public comments on these and other current planning topics.

January 21, 2014
Castle Rock Cut Deepened 2014
Work will begin Tuesday, January 21, 2014 to deepen the Castle Rock Cut. The excavation project will increase the number of usable days of the cut during lower lake levels.

January 06, 2014
Public Review Period for Glen Canyon Off-road Vehicle Management Plan
The Off-road Vehicle Management Plan/Draft Environmental Impact Statement (Plan/DEIS) for Glen Canyon National Recreation Area (Glen Canyon) is available for public review and comment.

January 06, 2014
public review period begin for glen canyon off-road vehicle management plan
The Off-road Vehicle Management Plan/Draft Environmental Impact Statement (Plan/DEIS) for Glen Canyon National Recreation Area (Glen Canyon) is available for public review and comment.

Did You Know?

Live to Play Another Day - BE SAFE!

Look out below! Watch for underwater hazards. The lake level changes daily and seasonally. Only Lake Powell's main channel is marked with navigational aids.