• 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.

Hiking

hiking the horseshoe bend trail
Hikers take the trail back to their vehicles after viewing the stunning Horseshoe Bend.
 

Whether you're just looking for a quick walk, a day hike, or a multi-day backpack trip, Glen Canyon has something to offer.

The hikes listed here are only the beginning. If you are out camping on the shores of Lake Powell or anywhere in the backcountry you are welcome to explore the many side canyons, slickrock hills, and passageways through washes into slot canyons or hanging gardens. Just stay safe.

Follow these links if you're interested in hiking in the Escalante (pdf file 237KB) area or the Orange Cliffs.

Did You Know?

Live to Play Another Day - BE SAFE!

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.