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 »
How can you assist Glen Canyon National Recreation Area and Rainbow Bridge National Monument?
Become a member of, or donate to:
With donor and member support, the Glen Canyon Natural History Association works in cooperation with the National Park Service to fund projects and programs that are beyond the financial capacity of the park. Your gift to the Glen Canyon Natural History Association will help protect Glen Canyon National Recreation Area and Rainbow Bridge National Monument and preserve our heritage. Your donation will also support environmental education, visitor services, the GRIT program, and printed guides to the park.
Contact the Association at (928) 608-6530. You may also mail donations to:
If you would like to support a specific program, choose from the list below and add as an Attn: line on the envelope.
To donate directly to the park:
Glen Canyon NRA has developed the Graffiti Removal and Intervention Team (GRIT) program in order to remove non-historical graffiti from rock faces and sandstone walls, and from shoreline areas within the park. Graffiti is removed using water and wire brushes.
McGinn-Axelsen Scholarship Fund
On October 14, 2010, Glen Canyon National Recreation Area celebrated the lives of two Park Rangers who lost their lives in a private airplane crash. Brent McGinn, Chief Ranger, and Laurie Axelsen, Dangling Rope District Ranger, were good people and great rangers. A Scholarship fund to put young people through ranger school has been established.
Did You Know?
Don't be a hood ornament. Bow-riding is dangerous and illegal; so is riding on transoms or gunwales.