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 »
Fees & Reservations
Entrance Fee: Weekly Passes, Annual Permits and Boating fees.
1-7 Day Vehicle Pass - $15
Admits one single, private, non-commercial vehicle and all its passengers.
1-7 Day Individual Permit - $7 per person
Admits one individual when entering on foot, or bicycle. Not to exceed $15 vehicle fee. Individuals 15 years of age and younger are admitted free.
Individual Permit (organized non-profit groups) - $7 per person
ONLY applies to organized non-profit groups (service organizations, scouts, religious groups, college/school groups not qualifying for a fee waiver). Individuals under the age of 16 are admitted free.
Glen Canyon NRA Annual Pass - $30
Allows unlimited entry to Glen Canyon for 12 months from date of purchase.
America the Beautiful-National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Pass - $80
Provides access to, and use of, Federal recreation sites that charge an Entrance or Standard Amenity Fee. Pass is valid for one year from date of purchase. Pass admits the passholder/s and passengers in a non-commercial vehicle at per vechicle fee areas, and passholder + 3 adults, at per person areas (children under 16 are admitted free).
America the Beautiful - National Parks and Federal Recreation Lands Military Pass - FREE
The Annual Pass for Military is a free pass for all active military personnel and their dependents. In order to qualify for the Annual Pass, the militery member must present the following: A Department of Defense ID (CAC card) that verifies that the person is an active member of the U.S. Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, or Coast Guard. For a dependent family member to qualify for the pass he/she must present the following: A Department of Defense ID (DD Form 1173) that identifies the dependent and his/her sponsor.
Provides access to, and use of, Federal recreation sites that charge an Entrance or Standard Amenity Fee. Pass is valid for one year from date of aquiring pass. Pass admits the passholder/s and passengers in a non-commercial vehicle at per vechicle fee areas, and passholder + 3 adults, at per person areas (children under 16 are admitted free).
America the Beautiful-National Parks and Federal Recreation Lands Pass-Senior Pass - $10
A lifetime pass for U.S. citizens or permanent residents age 62 and over. The pass provides access to, and use of, Federal recreation sites that charge an Entrance or Standard Amenity fee. The pass admits the passholder and passengers in a non-commercial vehicle at per vehicle fee areas and passholder + 3 adults, at per person fee areas (children under 16 are admitted free). Proof of age and residency is required. Pass must be obtained in person.
America the Beautiful-National Parks and Federal Recreation Lands Pass - Access Pass - FREE
A lifetime pass issued to U.S. citizens or permanent residents with a permanent disability. The pass provides access to, and use of, Federal recreation sites that charge an Entrance or Standard Amenity fee. The pass admits the passholder and passengers in a non-commercial vehicle at per vehicle fee areas and passholder + 3 adults, at per person fee areas (children under 16 are admitted free). Pass must be obtained in person.
America the Beautiful- National Parks and Federal Recreation Lands Pass - Volunteer Pass - Free
This pass is for volunteers acquiring 250 service hours on a cumulative basis. It provides access to, and use of, Federal recreation sites that charge an Entrance or Standard Amenity fee. Pass is valid for one year from date of award. The pass admits the passholder and passengers in a non-commercial vehicle at per vehicle fee areas and passholder + 3, at per person fee areas. Contact the VIP coordinator at 928-608-6200 to learn about volunteer opportunites.
Recreation information for all Federal agencies can be found at: www.recreation.gov
*All National Park Passes, Golden Eagle, Golden Eagle Hologram, Golden Access and Golden Age Passports will continue to be honored according to the provisions of the pass.
Commercial Tour Fees
Fees are assessed based on the passenger capacity of the vehicle.
· Sedan 1-6 people $25 + $7pp
· Van/Bus 7-25 people $40
· Motor Coach 26+ people $100
· $30 - annual vessel permit valid from Jan 1- Dec 31 for each motorized vessel
· $16 - valid 1-7 days for first motorized vessel
· $8 - valid 1-7 days for each additional motorized vessel
Note: Entrance fees do not include ferry charges.
EXPANDED AMENITY RECREATION FEES
· $6 per person (6 years of age and over)
· $3 per person (Senior and Access passholders)
*This fee is in addition to any trip fees charged by the concessioner.
Expanded amenity fees are charged when a visitor uses a specific or specialized facility, equipment, or service. An expanded amenity (river use) fee is charged for the flat water float trip on the Colorado River from Glen Canyon Dam to Lees Ferry. This activity is offered by Colorado River Discovery, LLC, an authorized concessioner of the National Park Service. For further information or to make reservations, contact the concessioner directly at 1-928-645-9175, 1-888-522-6644 or visit them online at www.raftthecanyon.com.
Academic Fee Waiver: Schools and other bona fide academic institutions conducting non-commercial educational purposes outings, may request an Academic Fee Waiver for Glen Canyon National Recreation Area. Cick HERE for information, and to apply.
Automated Fee Machines: If you have experienced difficulties with the Automated Fee Machine and have reason to believe it will result in unwarrented or incorrect charges to your credit card, please click here.
Camping:Information for developed campgrounds, beach camping, primitive and reservation campgrounds.
Lees Ferry Campground
· $12 per night / per site
· 55 developed sites - no hookups
Stanton Creek, Hite, Farley Canyon, and Dirty Devil
· $6 Per night/ per person - not to exceed $12 per vehicle
· Primitive Camping
Lone Rock Beach
· $10 per night / per vehicle
· Beach Camping Area
Glen Canyon NRA Backcountry (Including Lake Powell Shoreline)
· No camping fee is required
· Primitive Camping
Camping is limited to 14 consecutive days, 30 days maximum per season. No camping is permitted at Rainbow Bridge National Monument.
Camping is not subject to fee waivers. A 50% discount applies to holders of the Senior or Access Pass. Holder of the pass must occupy the discounted site. Seperate entrance fees apply at Lone Rock, Lees Ferry,and Stanton Creek areas.
Note: Additional developed campgrounds, operated by Lake Powell Resorts & Marinas, are available at Wahweap, Bullfrog, and Halls Crossing. For details and rates call 1-800-528-6154.
Backcountry use in the Orange Cliffs unit of Glen Canyon requires a backcountry permit from Canyonlands National Park
Permits: Commercial Use, Special Use.
There are two permits that allow for commercial enterprises inside the park and for special uses or events. A Commercial Use Authorization (CUA) allows businesses to operate within the park. A Special Use Permit is required for special events or other unique uses inside the park. Click on the appropriate link below for more information.
Did You Know?
Be careful what you breathe. Boat generators, engines, and gas appliances produce deadly carbon monoxide gases. Ensure proper ventilation. Don't swim, sit, or work near exhaust.