• From Alstrom Point you can see Gunsight Butte, Padre Bay, and Navajo Mountain

    Glen Canyon

    National Recreation Area AZ,UT

There are park alerts in effect.
show Alerts »
  • 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.


Keep your pet on a leash no longer than six feet

Your pet is just as susceptible to the heat as you.  Keep your pet hydrated and cool - a jump in the lake may be just the thing!

Pets are allowed in most parts of the recreation area. Pets must be on a leash that is no longer than six feet in length. Owners must clean up solid pet waste.

Pets are NOT allowed in the following areas:

  • All archeological sites.
  • All marinas, docks, walkways, and launch ramps, except when proceeding directly to or from a boat.
  • Along the San Juan River from Clay Hills Crossing upstream to the Glen Canyon NRA boundary as designated by required permit available through the Bureau of Land Management.
  • Orange Cliffs special permit area.
  • Rainbow Bridge NM, except for pets in vessels at the courtesy docks.
  • On the Colorado River downstream from the dam to the boundary of Grand Canyon NP.
  • Dogs and other companion animals are prohibited from entering Coyote Gulch within the boundaries of GCNRA. (This prohibition does not apply to guide dogs accompanying visual impaired persons or to hearing ear dogs accompanying hearing impaired persons.) This prohibition includes all dogs or other pet animals used to carry or transport recreational equipment or food.

Did You Know?

Your Heritage

Glen Canyon and Rainbow Bridge have a rich human history spanning over 10,000 years. Learn how you can help preserve it. More...