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 »
Lake Powell Marinas
There are five marinas on Lake Powell, four of them with launch ramps. For the latest launching conditions check our live web cams.
Wahweap Marina (PDF map 814KB)
Antelope Point Marina (PDF map 481KB)
Dangling Rope Marina
Halls Crossing Marina (PDF Map 275KB)
Bullfrog Marina (PDF Map 254KB)
Hite (PDF Map 291KB) Please Note: There are no marina services available at Hite.
HITE, UT is a remote ranger station located at the top of Lake Powell, adjacent to the confluence of the Colorado and Dirty Devil Rivers. There are currently no water-based facilities within the Hite Ranger District except a small boat dock. The North public launch ramp is concrete. The South public launch ramp is gravel. Watercraft launching at Farley & Blue Notch Canyons are primitive dirt ramps. The river raft take out ramp is gravel. Boat launching is at your own risk. Four wheel drive vehicles are recommended for all launching. Contact Hite Ranger Station for current conditions. Watercraft launching within the Hite Ranger District must be certified free of invasive species. Self-certification is possible when on-call boat inspectors are not available. NPS Mussel interdiction rangers will be on duty 7:00 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily for boat inspection and decontamination during summer season and on call during winter season. Land based facilities include the Hite Ranger Station with emergency services, visitor information, public restrooms, and a fish cleaning station. A convenience store is open daily except during the winter season with gasoline & diesel fuel available year round. Lodging and RV full hookup sites are available upon reservation with the park concessioner Aramark. Primitive camping is allowed along the shoreline, campground, and designated backcountry sites. RV and portable toilet dump stations are available. Potable water fill stations are also available. Backcountry Permits for Orange Cliffs are issued by the Hans Flat Ranger station at 435-259-2652. Jeep trails, backpacking, canyoneering, mountain biking, cycling, canoeing, kayaking, waterskiing, and fishing are some of the many recreational opportunities. River rafting down famous Cataract Canyon from Moab to Hite is also a favorite. The city of Blanding, Utah; 70 miles from the ranger station, has retail stores, motels, restaurants, churches, hospital, and museums.
Phone: Hite NPS Ranger Station: (435) 684-2457
Phone: Hite Store-Aramark: (435) 684-2278
Phone: Hite Lodging & RV Reservations-Aramark: 1(800) 528-6154
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