Superintendents Compendium

Superintendent’s Compendium Of Designations, Closures, Permit Requirements and Other Restrictions Imposed Under Discretionary Authority


Signed: William Shott, Superintendent, April 24, 2017. Signature on file.

In accordance with regulations and the delegated authority provided in Title 36, Code of Federal Regulations (36 CFR), Chapter 1, Parts 1-7, authorized by Title 16 United States Code, Section 3, the following regulatory provisions are established for the proper management, protection, and public use of those portions of Glen Canyon National Recreation Area (NRA) and Rainbow Bridge National Monument (NM) under the jurisdiction of the National Park Service (NPS). Unless otherwise stated, these regulatory provisions apply in addition to the requirements contained in 36 CFR, Chapter 1, Parts 1-7.

The Compendium must be read in conjunction with Title 36 CFR, Chapter 1, Parts 1-7. It cannot be read as a stand alone document. Title 36 CFR can be located at www.ecfr.gov

In addition to these regulations, the following are also provided:
  • Written determinations, which explain the reasoning behind the Superintendent’s use of discretionary authority, are required by Section 1.5(c) and are located in Appendix A.
  • As required by 1.7(b), these regulations, permit requirement and written determinations shall be updated annually and made available to the public upon request.

TITLE 36 CODE OF FEDERAL REGULATIONS


PART 1. GENERAL PROVISIONS
Unmanned aircraft
Boat mooring
Wakeless areas
Slalom courses
Fishing
Vessel/Vehicle/Aircraft repairs
Hazardous waste
Emergency repairs
Climbing
Cliff jumping
Weapon use areas
Day use areas
Launch Ramp usage
Firearm possession
Activities that require permits

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PART 2. RESOURCE PROTECTION, PUBLIC USE AND RECREATION
Visiting archaeological sites
Walking trails
Picking fruit
Wildlife etiquette
Fishing with live bait
Bowfishing
Camping
Picnicking
Campfires
Trash removal
Human waste
Pets
Pack Animals
Removing downed aircraft
Long term vehicle/trailer parking
Alcohol
Fireworks
Public assembly
Memorialization/scattering ashes

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PART 3. BOATING AND WATER USE ACTIVITIES
Launching & retrieving vessels
Maximum vessel size
Waterskiing
Removing sunken vessels
Swimming restrictions

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PART 4. VEHICLES AND TRAFFIC SAFETY
Off Road Vehicle use
Speed limits
Bicycles

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PART 1. GENERAL PROVISIONS


1.5 Closures and public use limits
(a)(1) Visiting hours, public use limits, closures


All Recreational Use
  • Colorado River mile -15.1 R near Kayak Beach (NAD83 12S 457135, 4086805 UTM) shall be closed annually to all recreational use during the Osprey breeding season (March 15 to September 1.)
Unmanned Aircraft:
  • Launching, landing, or operating an unmanned aircraft* from or on lands and waters administered by the National Park Service within the boundaries of Glen Canyon National Recreation Area and Rainbow Bridge Monument is prohibited except as approved in writing by the superintendent.
*Unmanned Aircraft defined: The term "unmanned aircraft" means a device that is used or intended to be used for flight in the air without the possibility of direct human intervention from within or on the device, and the associated operational elements and components that are required for the pilot or system operator in command to operate or control the device (such as cameras, sensors, communication links). This term includes all types of devices that meet this definition (e.g., model airplanes, quadcopters, drones) that are used for any purpose, including for recreation or commerce.

Boat Mooring: The following is prohibited:
  • Tying or mooring a boat at public docks and pumpouts for longer than 30 minutes.
  • The docking, tying, securing, or anchoring of any private vessel (personal watercraft included) at government docks, launch ramps, or facilities.
  • Rainbow Bridge NM - Vessels are prohibited beyond the courtesy docks.


Overnight Boat Mooring: The following is prohibited:
  • Occupancy of a slip, mooring buoy, or specific location, to include a campsite in a campground, on a beach, or any other location within Glen Canyon NRA for more than 14 consecutive days in any specific location or more than 60 days total in the park in any calendar year.
  • Overnight mooring, beaching, docking, or anchoring of occupied or vacant vessels, within the Wahweap, Bullfrog, Halls Crossing, Dangling Rope and Hite Developed Areas except at approved concession assignments including buoy fields, covered slips, and rental slips, pursuant to a valid agreement with the concessioner.

Unoccupied Vessels:The following is prohibited:
  • Vessels are prohibited from remaining within the lands (including parking lots) and/or waters of Glen Canyon NRA for more than 30 consecutive days without a valid Boat Storage Agreement for a slip or buoy with an authorized concessioner. There must be a minimum break of 24 hours from the time the vessel leaves the recreation area until it re-enters.
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All Motorized Vessels: Further upstream travel at the following areas is prohibited:
  • Escalante River at the confluence of Coyote Creek.
  • San Juan River at the Clay Hills takeout.
  • Colorado River at the base of Imperial Rapid.
  • Dirty Devil River at that point where measurable downstream current is encountered.

Vessel Operation: The following is prohibited:

Operating in excess of 5 mph or creating a wake in the following areas is prohibited:
  • Within harbors as defined below, mooring areas, and wakeless areas.
  • Within any other "No Wake" buoyed area.
  • Rainbow Bridge NM.
  • Antelope, Labyrinth and Lost Eden Canyons
    • All motorized vessels including personal water crafts will travel wakeless due to public safety issues of being in close proximity of small non-motorized watercraft within the Antelope, Labyrinth and Lost Eden Canyons.
Operating a vessel within the following areas is prohibited:
  • Within a designated swimming area** as defined below.

River Travel Upstream of Lees Ferry: River travel is prohibited:
  • Upstream of the three (3) closure buoys, approximately 1/4 mile downstream of Glen Canyon Dam without a permit from the Bureau of Reclamation. A sign is posted on the shoreline on both sides of the river designating this closure.

Horsepower Limitations Upstream of Lees Ferry: The following is required:
  • When releases at Glen Canyon Dam reach 35,000 cfs or above, a minimum of a 25 horse power motor is required for upriver travel from Lees Ferry.
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Placing of Buoys for “Slalom” course: Use of temporary buoys for waterski “slalom” course or personal watercraft courses, uniform sailing regattas, or similar uses is permitted subject to the following conditions:
  1. Must be outside the developed area as defined in the backcountry management plan.
  2. Must not interfere with normal boat traffic
  3. Must not be placed within marinas, wakeless areas, or “main channel” of the waterway (i.e. within or adjacent to, the boundaries of the coast guard navigation system markers.)
  4. Must be in an area large enough that the course is a minimum of 100 feet from any buoys, designated swim area or beach already in use by other boaters, campers and/or swimmers. Minimum requirement not met; then activity is not permitted.
  5. The place of the buoy course may not, in anyway pre-empt the accessibility of any water or shoreline area already in use by other visitors.
  6. The buoys may not be left in place overnight.
  7. The use of any buoy course must be recreational. No competitive even is permitted unless authorized by a Special Use Permit.
  8. There will be no more than one powerboat permitted on a buoy course at any given time.
  9. The maximum number of turns defined by buoys in any given course is limited to six (6).
Fishing: Fishing is prohibited in the following areas:
  • All waters within the designated harbors as defined below, with the exception of fishing off vessels in concession rental slips or mooring buoys and the designated public-use fishing dock at Wahweap Marina and Antelope Point Marina.
  • From the harbor* shoreline within 200 feet of any floating structure.
  • All structural parts of the Charles H. Spencer Riverboat (Historic Structure) at all times whether submerged or exposed above water. The Charles H. Spencer Riverboat is located on river right upstream from Lees Ferry.
  • Rainbow Bridge NM.
*Harbor defined: For the purpose of this Compendium, the term "harbor" is defined as an area containing one or more of the following facilities: marina docking and/or slips or mooring fields, fueling and/or sanitation pump-out stations, floating restroom stations or launch ramps. Wake-less buoy lines and/or breakwater barriers extending to and including the shoreline therein designate these harbor areas. Lone Rock, Stanton Creek, Bullfrog North Beach and Bullfrog South Beach are not considered harbors. A designated swimming area* is not considered a harbor.
**Designated swimming area defined: For the purpose of this Compendium, the term “designated swimming area” is defined as an area designated, designed, developed and maintained for the purpose of swimming. A designated swimming area includes the following features: 1) an area physically defined and isolated from other areas by a solid line or cable supported by high-visibility floats prohibiting (physically blocking) vessel access into the swimming area and/or otherwise bordered and isolated by dock structure; and 2) an area where boats are not moored; and 3) an area where water depth markers indicate shallow water and deep water; and 4) an area where any electrical service within 300 feet radius is equipped with Ground Fault Protection rated at a maximum of 100 milliamps (100 m/A) and subject to an electrical service testing and inspection schedule; and 5) an area with posted safety signage including allowed water activities and prohibited water activities; and 6) an area provided with rescue equipment such as a throwable device on a rope, rescue pole, landline telephone, posted rescue number (911); and 7) a life jacket loaner program is made available to the public; and 8) a life jacket use policy is posted; and 9) a safety plan has been developed and implemented including: an emergency action plan to outline procedures that direct staff on precautions to reduce risk of drowning and injury and how to respond to emergencies; emergency communication procedures; emergency closure guidelines; and employee safety training policies and procedures.

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Vehicle, Vessel and Aircraft Major* Maintenance and Repairs: Maintenance or repairs to and commercial cleaning of motor vehicles, vessels, aircraft and other motorized forms of recreation or transportation, which have the potential to pollute or contaminate the lands or waters administered by the NPS, are authorized only in the following areas:
  • Concessioner locations: Gasoline service stations, boat repair shops on rental docks, Executive Services boat repair shops on marinas, land based auto/boat repair shops and associated grounds designed for the purposes of major auto and boat repair, and at concession-maintained winter rental boat refurbishment lots, in accordance with the approved Boat Rental Winter Maintenance Plan.
  • In Housing Areas: Limited authorization for locations in NPS and concession employee housing areas, according to established housing guidelines.
  • Bullfrog Airport Transient Parking Area (authorized for aircraft only).
*Major Maintenance and Repair defined: For the purposes of this Compendium, the term “major maintenance and repair” is defined as:
  • The replacement, breakdown or repair of internal components of the engine, or the upper or lower drive units, to include the removal or replacement of the main engine. This requirement applies to outboard, inboard and inboard/outboard engines of powerboats, personal watercraft, houseboats, etc., or any other motor driven vessel or vehicle, aircraft, etc.
  • The repair or removal of any exterior surface that involves the use of fiberglass, resins, gel coats, etc., or exterior painting of any kind, including hulls, transoms, pontoons, exterior of cabins, railings, stairs, and decks, etc., and to include the painting of registration numbers, boat names and decorative ornamentation, etc.
  • The sandblasting, sanding or scraping of boat hulls or decks, or use of chemical additives and solvents for the cleaning of boat hulls, outer decks, etc.
  • Welding on the exterior of vehicles, vessels, aircraft, or other motorized means of transportation, where the disposal of welding slag, flux, and spent rods into the waters or on lands within the Glen Canyon NRA could occur.

Vehicle, Vessel and Aircraft Minor* Maintenance and Repairs: Maintenance or repairs to and commercial cleaning of motor vehicles, vessels, aircraft and other motorized forms of recreation or transportation, which have the potential to pollute or contaminate the lands or waters administered by the NPS, are authorized only in the following areas:
  • All locations specified in the “Major Repair” section above.
  • On the assigned slip or buoy.
  • Courtesy docks.
  • Designated Concession Minor Maintenance Repair Area.
  • In Housing Areas: Limited authorization for locations in NPS and concession employee housing areas, according to established housing guidelines.
  • Bullfrog Airport Transient Parking Area (authorized for aircraft only).
*Minor Maintenance and Repair defined: For the purposes of this Compendium, the term “minor maintenance and repair” is defined as:
  • Changing of oil, lubricants or fuel filters using a closed container method (i.e., suction of lubricating oil through a hose inserted into a dipstick hole), where fluids are pumped or siphoned into a container with a screw-on cap. All changing of oil filters, etc., shall utilize care and special absorbent pads, drop cloths, drip pans, etc., to prevent contamination of bilges, and inadvertent discharge onto lands or into waters of Glen Canyon NRA.
  • Changing of props on outboard or inboard-outboard engines, minor tune-ups, spark plug replacement, replacement of starters or electrical system components, replacement of inner and outer deck carpeting, and replacement of interior appliances (refrigerator, stove, air conditioning units, etc.). These activities must not involve a risk of inadvertent (or purposeful) discharge of fluids, cleaning agents, other solvents, solid materials, or refrigerants into Lake Powell or the atmosphere.
  • Application of teak oils, stick-on decals, registration numbers, boat names, etc., or the painting of boat cabin interiors, when precautions are taken to prevent any contamination or discharge.

Waste and Contaminant Disposal Activities: All activities normally conducted on motor vehicles, vessels, aircraft and other motorized forms of transportation which have the potential to pollute or contaminate the lands or waters of Glen Canyon NRA shall dispose of waste oil and other contaminants and their containers through authorized waste oil receiving stations or recycling centers within Glen Canyon NRA or other designated facilities outside of the NRA. It is prohibited to:
  • Dispose of human waste, lubricants (oils and grease), solvents, paints, thinners, lead-acid batteries, undrained fuel or oil filters, saturated rags and unlabeled chemical containers, etc., that are (or may contain) a listed hazardous substance or waste into NRA waste receptacles or upon lands or into the waters of Glen Canyon NRA. Specifically engineered bag waste containment systems may be disposed in normal trash receptacles.
  • Perform maintenance, repairs or commercial cleaning activities in the backcountry, on the shoreline of Lake Powell, in parking lots, on launch ramps, roads, or in the concessioner dry storage lots.
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Emergency Repairs to Vessels, Motor Vehicles and Aircraft *
  • Emergency repairs of a relatively minor nature may occur outside of Glen Canyon NRA developed areas*, when no significant risk of pollution or contamination to Glen Canyon NRA lands or waters exist.
*Emergency Repairs to Vessels defined: For the purposes of this Compendium, the term “emergency repair to vessels” means those repairs necessary to safely remove a vessel in which a tow to a designated repair area is not available and that does not involve the potential for a spill of petroleum or other fluids. Emergency repairs include the exchange of lower drive units where oils are fully encapsulated, exchange of electrical components, and repairs to mechanical connections, including shift linkages and steering gear. Where floatation stability is in question, limited welding and/or direct, patchwork (no grinding) fiberglass repairs may be performed to temporarily maintain hull integrity.
*Emergency Repairs to Motor Vehicles defined: For the purposes of this Compendium, the term “emergency repair to motor vehicles” means those repairs necessary to safely remove a vehicle from a situation in which a tow to a designated repair area is not available, such as from the designated, remote four-wheel-drive and deep sand routes in the backcountry, e.g., the Hole-in-the-Rock Road, the Flint Trail, portions of the Warm Creek Road and that does not involve the potential for a spill of petroleum or other fluids. These emergency repairs may include the complete change of components, such as whole axles or transmissions, but shall not include repair or replacement of internal components that would release fluids from oil reservoirs. When in remote locations where a tow is impractical or not possible, these emergency repairs may also include replacement of universal joints and components of steering gear assemblies.
*Emergency Repairs to Aircraft defined: For the purposes of this Compendium, the term “emergency repair to aircraft” means aircraft repairs necessary to safely remove an aircraft from a situation in which the aircraft cannot be moved to a designated repair area. Written permission of the Superintendent and consultation with the Federal Aircraft Administration (FAA) are required prior to emergency repairs conducted outside of a designated repair area or aircraft landing strip.
*Developed Areas defined: For the purpose of this Compendium, the term “developed areas” means roads, parking areas, picnic areas, marinas, docks, ramps, campgrounds and all other structures, facilities and lands located within the Lees Ferry, Wahweap, Antelope Point, Dangling Rope, Bullfrog, Halls Crossing and Hite developed zones.

Waste Oil and Spent Lead-Acid Batteries: The following is required:
  • Disposal of waste oil and their containers at recycling centers at Glen Canyon NRA or to dispose of outside of the NRA.
  • The disposal of replacement batteries, purchased outside of Glen Canyon NRA, shall be recycled through appropriate recycling centers outside of Glen Canyon NRA.

Scavenging: The following is prohibited:
  • Removing material from trash or garbage containers is prohibited.
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Airstrips: The following airstrips listed in Section 7.70 are closed:
  • Wahweap, latitude 36°59’45” N., longitude 111°30’45 W.
  • Halls Crossing, latitude 37°28’10” N., longitude 110°42’00” W.
  • Gordon Flats, latitude 38°10’30” N., longitude 110°09’00 W.

Climbing, rappelling and/or swinging: The following is prohibited:
  • Climbing, rappelling and/or swinging by any means on any natural bridge, arch or any other similar natural feature or man-made structures within the boundaries of Glen Canyon National Recreation area to include bridges located in the Hite area (Dirty Devil, Colorado Bridge and White Canyon Bridge)
  • Technical rock climbing within 1/4 mile of occupied Peregrine Falcon, Bald Eagle, Condor and Golden Eagle aeries.
  • Leaving gear and equipment used in connection with climbing activities unattended. The gear and equipment shall be removed by the participants before departing the area. This includes but is not limited to pitons, chocks, bolts and all other climbing aids.
  • The use of glue or other aids that are permanent or leave a visible or long lasting residue.
  • Climbing within the boundaries of Rainbow Bridge NM.
  • Climbing in the Orange Cliffs Unit with the use of climbing aides. All climbing must be either free climbing or clean aid climbing except for:
    1. If an existing bolt or other hardware item is unsafe, it may be replaced. No permanent climbing hardware may be installed in any fixed location.
    2. A hammer may be used to replace existing belay and rappel anchors and bolts on existing routes, or for emergency self rescue.
    3. If an existing sling or runner (i.e. a software item) is unsafe, it may be replaced as long as it matches the same color as the rock surface.

Cliff Jumping/Cliff Diving: It is prohibited for any person to jump or dive off of rock cliffs*, ledges* or man-made structures* (excluding vessels) within the boundaries of Glen Canyon NRA, including Lake Powell and its tributaries.
*Rock Cliff, Ledge and Man Made Structures defined: For the purpose of this Compendium, the term “rock cliff”, “ledge” or “man-made structure” is defined to mean any formation of rock or soil, or engineered construction, or combination thereof having a height of 15’ or more from the surface of the water.

Bungee Cord Jumping: All man-made structures and natural features are closed to the purpose of jumping off by means of an elastic cord (bungee cord) or similar devices.

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Weapons: The following areas are closed to hunting, trapping and shooting (Superseded in part by 36 CFR 2.4) for reasons of public safety:
  • Antelope Island.
  • All designated developed areas.
  • Within ¼ mile of Dangling Rope Marina, including all structures, docks, breakwaters, and other man-made structures.
  • All lands west of Antelope Canyon within Glen Canyon NRA that lie south of Lake Powell or the Colorado River.
  • The area 1/2 mile on either side of Highway 95 at Hite and Highway 276 as they pass through Glen Canyon NRA.
  • Within 1/4 mile of the Lees Ferry Public Launch Ramp courtesy dock.
  • Within 1/4 mile of all existing developed shoreline campgrounds/sites and trailheads.
  • Within 1/4 mile of any structure*.
  • Rainbow Bridge National Monument.
  • Within the Lees Ferry Corridor the use of rifles is prohibited with the exception of licensed permitted hunting of bighorn sheep.
*Structure defined: For the purpose of this compendium, the term "structure" is defined as any building, shed, outhouse, pump-out, boat dock, breakwater, permanent harbor fixture, camper, motorhome, trailer, tent, or vehicle.

Use of Segways*: The use of Segways is authorized for mobility impaired persons only.
*Segway defined: For the purpose of this compendium, the term "Segway" refers to a powered driven mobility device that is used by a mobility-impaired person for locomotion that is both capable of and suitable for use in indoor pedestrian areas.

Park Areas:
The following are closed to motor vehicle traffic:
  • Bullfrog North Beach.
  • Bullfrog South Beach.
  • Crosby Canyon.
  • Warm Creek Shorelines.
The following are closed to ATV traffic:
  • All areas North of Clearwater Canyon
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Day Use Areas:
The following are closed daily to the public from sunset to sunrise:
  • The Chains Area.
  • Wahweap View/ Sunrise Point.
  • Hobie Cat Beach.
  • Lonely Dell Ranch Orchard.
The following is closed daily to the public from 10:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m.:
  • Lone Rock Beach Off-Road Vehicle Area.

Public Use Limits:
The following is required:
  • Organized groups larger than 12 people for noncommercial educational and heritage focused groups on Hole in the Rock Road must obtain a permit. The permit will not exceed the maximum group use limits of up to 145 people at one time with a maximum of 29 vehicles. The maximum stay with the permit is 3 days/2 nights and 12 days/13 nights for equestrian and reenactment groups.

(a)(2) Designated areas for specific use or activity or conditions

See specific sections in this document for additional information regarding designated areas and conditions for engaging in certain activities.

Launch Ramps (winter operations):
Unless otherwise posted, the following areas are closed to launching motorized vessels November through April:
  • Antelope Point Marina Public Launch Ramp.
  • Stateline Launch Ramp.
  • Lone Rock Beach.

Launch Ramps
All public access courtesy docks and ramps including paved and dirt within Glen Canyon National Recreation Area have an established 30 minute length of time for any party or group, to include launching retrieving and derigging of any vessel.A special use permit is required for anytime longer than the 30 minute regulatory timeframe.

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Possession of Firearms:
The following areas have been designated as Federal Facilities in which the possession of a firearm is prohibited inside the facilities:
  • Glen Canyon NRA Headquarters in Page, AZ.
  • Carl Hayden Visitor Center.
  • Wahweap District Ranger Office.
  • Wahweap Fire Station.
  • Wahweap Warehouse.
  • Wahweap Maintenance Building.
  • Lees Ferry Ranger Station.
  • Lees Ferry Maintenance Building.
  • Dangling Rope Ranger Station.
  • Dangling Rope Maintenance Building.
  • Bullfrog District Ranger Office.
  • Bullfrog Fire Station.
  • Bullfrog Visitor Center.
  • Bullfrog Maintenance Building.
  • Halls Crossing Ranger Station/Visitor Contact Station.
  • Halls Crossing Maintenance Building.
  • Hite Ranger Station.
  • Hite Water Treatment Building.
  • Hans Flat Ranger Station

1.6(f) Compilation of activities requiring a permit
  • Scientific research, 1.5.
  • Vessel retrieval or derigging of a vessel that exceeds 30 minutes, 1.5
  • Collecting research specimens, 2.5.
  • Groups with over 40 persons, 2.10(a)
  • Operating a power saw in developed areas, 2.12(a)(2).
  • Operating a portable motor or engine in undeveloped areas, 2.12(a)(3).
  • Operating a public address system, 2.12)(a)(4).
  • Air delivery, 2.17(a)(3).
  • Noncommercial soliciting, 2.37.
  • Using, possessing, storing, or transporting explosives, blasting agents, or explosive materials, 2.38(a).
  • Using or possessing fireworks and firecrackers, 2.38(b).
  • Special events, 2.50(a).
  • Public assemblies and meetings, 2.51(a).
  • Sale and distribution of printed matter, 2.52(a).
  • Grazing, 2.60(a)(1),(2),(3).
  • Residing on federal lands, 2.61(a).
  • Installing a monument or other commemorative installation, 2.62(a).
  • Towing a person using a parasail, hang-glider or other airborne device, 3.12(b).
  • Commercial notices or advertisements, 5.1.
  • Commercial operations, 5.3.
  • Commercial photography or filming, 5.5.
  • Construction or repair of any building, structure, facility, road, trail, or airstrip on federal lands, 5.7.
  • Exceed Vessel Horsepower Limitation, 7.70(c)(1).
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PART 2. RESOURCE PROTECTION, PUBLIC USE AND RECREATION


2.1(a)(4) Designated areas for collection of dead wood on the ground for firewood
The following is permitted:
  • Driftwood may be collected from the shoreline of Lake Powell for campfires.
  • Dead and down wood may be collected elsewhere in the recreation area for campfires except for those lands within the watershed drainage of the Escalante River and in the Orange Cliffs Unit.

2.1(a)(5) Designated areas and conditions for walking on, climbing, entering, ascending, descending, or traversing an archeological or cultural resource, monument, or statue
The following archeological sites are open to the public for entering only:
  • Defiance House.
  • Lees Ferry/Lonely Dell Ranch National Historic District.
  • Descending Sheep Petroglyph Panel.
  • Baker Bench Petroglyph Panel.
  • Hole in the Rock.
2.1(b) Designated trails
The following are designated trails and must be used when traveling to the corresponding archeological/cultural resource site:
  • Defiance House Trail.
  • Descending Sheep Petroglyph Panel Trail.
  • Rainbow Bridge Trail.
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2.1(c)(1) Designated fruits, nuts, berries, and unoccupied seashells to harvest by hand and collection restrictions
The following is permitted:
  • Collection of pinon nuts is permitted for personal consumption only and not for purposes of sale or exchange.
  • Collection of fruit at the Lonely Dell Ranch Orchard is permitted for personal consumption only and not for purposes of sale or exchange.

2.1 (c)(2) Established quantity of natural products
The following is permitted:
  • The amount of pinon nuts that are authorized for personal consumption shall not exceed 1 pound per person per day.
  • The amount of fruit collected at the Lonely Dell Ranch Orchard shall not exceed 5 gallons per person per day.
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2.2 (a)(2) The feeding, touching, teasing, frightening or intentional disturbing of wildlife nesting, breeding or other activities.
Colorado River Mile -15.1 R near Kayak beach (NAD83 12S 457135, 4086805 UTM) a 200’ radius surrounding the artificial nest platform is closed to the public and all recreational activities to increase breeding success. Closure will be in effect annually from March 15 to September 1.

2.2(d) Established conditions and procedures for transporting lawfully taken wildlife through park areas
No established conditions and procedures.

2.2(e) Designated areas for wildlife viewing with artificial light
All areas within Glen Canyon NRA are closed to viewing and hunting of wildlife with an artificial light.

2.3(d)(2) Fresh waters designated as open to bait fishing with live or dead minnows or other bait fish, amphibians, nonpreserved fish eggs or fish roe
Lake Powell is designated as waters where live waterdogs and dead anchovies may be used as bait for fishing.

2.3(d)(8) Designated areas open for fishing from motor road bridges and public boat docks
The Fishing Dock at the Wahweap Marina and the Antelope Point Marina are the only areas open to fishing from a public dock.

2.4 (a)(2)(i) Carrying, using, or possessing weapons at designated locations and times

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Underwater Spear* and Bow* Fishing: Lake Powell, except within Rainbow Bridge NM, is designated as waters where bow fishing and underwater spear fishing are experimentally allowed year round in accordance with applicable state law. Archery and spear fishing equipment are weapons and must conform to all NRA weapon regulations as outlined in 36 CFR 2.4.

The following is prohibited:
  • Use of artificial light.
  • Spear and bow fishing within ¼ mile of all existing developed areas including shoreline campgrounds, docks, launch ramps, breakwaters and trailheads.
  • Spear and bow fishing within ¼ mile of Dangling Rope Marina, including any land or harbor based structures*.
  • Spear and bow fishing within ¼ mile of any structure.
  • Spear and bow fishing within 300 feet (100 yards) of any boat, unless:
    • The person owns, rents, leases, or lawfully occupies the boat, or;
    • Another boat moves into the 300 feet (100 yards) perimeter after the bow or spear fishing activity has commenced.
  • Spear and bow fishing in any area determined to contain endangered species critical habitat. Critical habitat closures for the purposes of bow and spear fishing will be posted on area bulletin boards, information kiosks, at launch ramps, local dive shops, and in other locations frequented by fishermen.
*Structure defined: For the purpose of this Compendium, the term "structure" is defined as any building, shed, outhouse, pump out, boat dock, breakwater, permanent harbor fixture, camper, motorhome, trailer, tent, or vehicle.
*Underwater spear fishing defined: For the purpose of this Compendium, the term “underwater spear fishing” is defined as fishing by a person swimming or diving and using a mechanical device held in the hand which uses a rubber band, spring, or pneumatic power to propel a spear to take fish.
*Bow fishing defined: For the purpose of this Compendium, the term “bow fishing” is defined as taking fish with archery tackle from boat or shore.

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2.10(a) Camping: conditions and permits

The following is prohibited:
  • Operation of generators and audio devices, such as radios, tape decks, compact disc players, etc. during the hours of 10 p.m. to 6 a.m. (Quiet Hours) in developed or established campgrounds. During hours of permitted operation, generators must be adequately muffled and not create excessive noise as defined in 36 CFR 2.12. The public is responsible to know what time zone they are in.
  • Occupancy of a slip, mooring buoy, or specific location, to include a campsite in a campground, on a beach, or any other location within Glen Canyon NRA for more than 14 consecutive days in any specific location or more than 60 days total in the park in any calendar year.
Camping is permitted except in the following areas:
  • Within 1/4 mile either side of Highway 89 within the recreation area.
  • All lands west of Antelope Canyon within Glen Canyon NRA that lie south of Lake Powell or the Colorado River.
  • Within 100 feet of any paved road and campground access roads.
  • On or along the shoreline of designated harbors as defined on Page 3.
  • Outside of designated campsites along the Colorado River from the Glen Canyon Dam downstream to the Glen Canyon NRA boundary.
  • Within 300 feet (100 yards) of any structure, launch ramp, or airstrip.
  • Along the San Juan River from Clay Hills Crossing upstream to the Glen Canyon NRA boundary without a permit from the Bureau of Land Management.
  • On or within any archaeological site.
  • Anywhere (including the shoreline) within the Wahweap, Stateline, Antelope Point, Dangling Rope, Bullfrog, Halls Crossing, Hite, and Lees Ferry developed areas, excluding designated campgrounds.
  • Camping within Glen Canyon NRA for more than 14 consecutive days or more than 30 days total in the park within a calendar year. A break in continuous occupancy of a campsite is demonstrated by a vacancy (of people and all related equipment) of at least one camping-day. A "camping-day" begins at noon and ends at 11:59 a.m. the following day.
  • Within the boundaries of Rainbow Bridge NM.
  • Within ½ mile of trailheads.

The following are designated camping areas:
  • Wahweap Recreational Vehicle (RV)/Campground (CG), Wahweap Trailer Village RV, Bullfrog RV/CG, Halls Crossing RV/CG, Lees Ferry CG, and Lone Rock Beach, Bullfrog North Beach and Bullfrog South Beach, Stanton Creek, and Dirty Devil.
  • The pre-launch Colorado River camping area adjacent to Lees Ferry boat rigging area.
  • Established campsites, marked by signs, along the Colorado River between the Glen Canyon Dam and Lees Ferry.
  • At Hite, between the marina access road and the shoreline, from 300 feet upstream of the marina houseboat loading dock to 300 feet upstream of the public launch ramp.

Exceeding the following limits in designated camping areas is prohibited:
  • Group sites, Wahweap and Bullfrog Campgrounds--maximum of 30 people per site (all tents and equipment must be contained within the designated area).
  • Individual sites--maximum of 8 people per site; maximum of 2 tents per site; Wahweap and Bullfrog Campgrounds--all vehicles and trailers must be parked on pavement within the site and tents must be on facility pads; Bullfrog and Halls Crossing Campgrounds--maximum of 3 vehicles per site (includes camper trailers and boats); Wahweap Campground—maximum of 2 vehicles per site (includes camper trailers and boats).

The following conditions apply to camping areas within Glen Canyon NRA:
  • Within designated camping areas, attaching lines to trees or other vegetation by any method is prohibited.
  • When camping at boat-only accessible beaches within 100 feet of Lake Powell's shoreline, a group limit of 40 shall apply. Groups in excess of 40 people are required to obtain a special use permit.
  • When camping at vehicle-accessible beaches within 100 feet of Lake Powell's shoreline, carrying capacity limits may apply.
  • When camping 100 feet or more from Lake Powell's shoreline, and outside designated campgrounds, group size for hiking and/or camping shall not exceed 12 people and 3 vehicles (and may be further restricted by permit). Groups greater than 12 people shall split into groups of 12 or fewer, and camp at least 1/2 mile apart.
  • Camping within the Orange Cliffs Unit requires a backcountry use permit available through Canyonlands National Park. Special requirements may apply.
  • Camping within the Escalante District requires a permit that may be obtained at any of the Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument Visitor Centers or by self registration at trailheads.
  • Camping along the San Juan River from Clay Hills Crossing upstream to the Glen Canyon NRA boundary requires a river running permit available through the Bureau of Land Management.
  • Boaters are permitted to camp, not to exceed one night, on vessels at Hobie Cat Beach in the Bullfrog Developed area.
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2.10(d) Food storage: designated areas and methods

Food, pet food, and other related camp supplies must be stored in containers highly resistant and impervious to entry by birds and other wildlife.

Trash, wastes, and garbage must be stored in containers highly resistant and impervious to entry by birds and wild animals at all times prior to disposal in authorized dumpsters and/or trash receptacles.

2.11 Picnicking: designated areas
Glass containers are prohibited in the following areas:
  • The Chains.
  • Lone Rock Beach.
  • Swim Beach.
  • The Coves.
  • Antelope Point.
  • Stanton Creek.
  • Hobie Cat Beach.
  • Bullfrog North.
  • Bullfrog South.
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2.13(a)(1) Fires: designated areas and conditions
The following areas are designated open for campfires:
  • In provided fire receptacles only at Wahweap, Bullfrog, Halls Crossing, and Lees Ferry Campgrounds and at campsites along the Colorado River between Glen Canyon Dam and Lees Ferry.
  • Along Lake Powell's shoreline below high water level (3700 feet), except within the Wahweap, Dangling Rope, Bullfrog, Halls Crossing, or Lees Ferry developed areas.
  • Above Lake Powell's high water level (3700 feet) within Glen Canyon NRA, except within the watershed drainage of the Escalante River, this includes Llewellyn and Cottonwood Canyons, and in the Orange Cliffs Unit.
  • In the Orange Cliffs Unit, charcoal fires are allowed in fire pans at designated vehicle campsites. Users must provide their own fire pan and pack out the fire pan along with all ash and charcoal associated with the use of the fire pan.
The following is prohibited:
  • Fires or open flames, including those used in heating, lighting or cooking within 300 feet (100yards) of all archeological sites, at all fuel docks, and at all marinas, except within the galleys or on grills of vessels moored at marinas.
  • Burning or attempting to burn any material other than wood.
  • Leaving trash in the fire pits after departing site. All trash must be removed prior to departing the site.
  • Glass in the fire pit.
  • Having a fire that exceeds four feet in height and width.
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2.14(a)(2) Sanitation and refuse: conditions using government receptacles
No conditions established at present to provide for the dumping of commercial, household, or industrial refuse, brought in from private or municipal property, in government receptacles.

2.14(a)(5) Sanitation: designated areas for bathing and washing
Unless otherwise allowed by the Superintendent, bathing and washing of cooking utensils, food and other property at all public water outlets, fixtures, or pools is prohibited.

2.14(a)(7) Sanitation: designated areas for disposal of fish remains
Designated fish cleaning stations are located in Wahweap, Lees Ferry, Bullfrog and Halls Crossing.

2.14(a)(9) Sanitation: designated areas for disposal of human waste in nondeveloped areas
Outside of 1/4 mile of the shore of Lake Powell, the San Juan River, Escalante River, Dirty Devil River or the Colorado River, human body waste solids shall be buried at least 6 inches below ground or carried out in a specifically engineered bag waste containment system.
All human body waste solids shall be contained and carried out using a portable toilet or a specifically engineered bag waste containment system in Coyote Gulch and all other slot canyons where a 300 foot minimum distance from water sources is not achievable.

2.14(b) Sanitation: conditions concerning disposal, containerization and carrying out of human waste
The following is prohibited:
  • Disposing of solid human waste within 1/4 mile of the shore of Lake Powell, the San Juan River, Escalante River, Dirty Devil River or the Colorado River in any manner other than into a human waste container such as a toilet or human waste disposal facility designed for that purpose.
  • Use of a plastic or paper bag as a receptacle for solid human waste and/or for disposal of solid human waste is prohibited unless part of a specifically engineered bag waste containment system containing enzymes and polymers to treat human solid waste, capable of being sealed securely and state approved for disposal in ordinary trash receptacles.
  • Disposing of human waste from containers into restroom facility toilets, trash receptacles, or in any other manner than into designated human waste disposal facilities within the recreation area. Specifically engineered bag waste containment systems may be disposed in normal trash receptacles.
The following is required:
  • All persons camping within 1/4 mile of the shore of Lake Powell, the San Juan River, Escalante River, Dirty Devil River or the Colorado River, except at locations designated by the Superintendent as having constructed toilets, shall have a means to contain solid human waste such as a portable toilet, a specifically engineered bag waste containment system, a marine toilet on a vessel or a self-contained toilet in a recreation vehicle. A method of containing solid human waste is required for these locations if campsites are more than 200 yards from any constructed toilet facility or if the toilet facility is closed.
  • Human waste from containers, other than the specifically engineered bag waste containment system described above, shall be disposed of only in designated pump out or dump station facilities.
  • Toilet paper must be carried out of the area. The burning of toilet paper is prohibited.

The following are areas with constructed toilets:
  • Lone Rock Beach.
  • Bullfrog North and South.
  • Stanton Creek.
  • Farley Canyon.
  • Designated camps on the Colorado River between Glen Canyon Dam and Lees Ferry.
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2.15(a)(1) Areas designated as closed to pets
The following areas are designated closed to pets:
  • All archeological sites.
  • All marinas, docks, walkways and open launch ramps except when proceeding directly to and 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 Unit managed by Canyonlands National Park. This does not apply to pets that remain in vehicles when driving through the park
  • Rainbow Bridge NM, except for pets in vessels at the courtesy docks.
  • Dogs and other companion animals are prohibited from entering Coyote Gulch within the boundaries of Glen Canyon NRA. This prohibition includes all dogs and other animals used to carry or transport recreational equipment or food.

2.15(a)(3) Conditions for leaving pets unattended and tied to an object
No conditions at present.

2.15(a)(5) Pet excrement disposal conditions
The following conditions apply:
  • Pet excrement within the park must be removed and disposed of in the same manner as human waste in Section 2.14.

2.15(b) Conditions for using dogs in support of hunting activities
No conditions at present.

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2.16 (a)-(c) Horses and pack animals

The following area is closed to llamas:
  • Orange Cliffs Unit.
The following area allows horses on designated 4 wheel drive roads:
  • Orange Cliffs Unit.
The following areas are closed to horses and pack animals*:
  • That area lying south of Lake Powell and the Colorado River west of Antelope Canyon.
  • Development zones as shown in the 1979 General Management Plan (Lees Ferry, Antelope Point, Wahweap-Stateline, Lone Rock, Bullfrog, Halls Crossing and Hite).
  • Accessible Shoreline Area (Crosby Canyon, Bullfrog North, Bullfrog South, Stanton Creek and Farley Canyon).
  • Stevens Canyon, including Stevens Arch.
  • Coyote Gulch.

All of Glen Canyon National Recreation area and Rainbow Bridge National Monument will be closed to use of domestic goats as pack animals, for commercial recreational use or as pets.

The following conditions apply:
  • All horses and pack animals must be fed weed-free feed for 48 hours in advance of and for the duration of the trip within Glen Canyon NRA, except in the Orange Cliffs Unit where further restrictions apply as stipulated in the required permit available through Canyonlands National Park.
  • Horses and pack animals may not be left unattended.
  • No more than twelve horses or pack animals may be used by one group.
  • Horses and pack animals must be tethered at least 300 feet from water sources and in a manner to prevent damage to live trees or shrubs.
  • In places where horses and pack animals are tethered, manure must be scattered at least 300 feet from water sources, except in Orange Cliffs Unit where further restrictions apply as stipulated in the required permit available through Canyonlands National Park.
*Pack Animal defined: For the purpose of this compendium, the term "pack animal" is defined as horses, mules, burros, goats, and llamas.

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2.17(a)(1) Aircraft operation
See 36 CFR 7.70 (a) and 1.5 of the Superintendent’s Compendium.

2.17(a)(2) Aircraft operation near docks, piers, swimming beaches and other designated areas
No further restrictions.

2.17(c)(1) Conditions for removing downed aircraft
The following are established procedures to removing downed aircraft.
  • Removal operations must be initiated within three months from the date of the incident and completed no later than six months from the date of the incident unless otherwise approved by the Superintendent.
  • Removal operations will be coordinated with the Superintendent’s Office or his/her designee.
  • The method and manner of the removal will be approved by Superintendent’s Office or his/her designee.
  • If removal operation initiation has not occurred within 3 months, The National Park Service will arrange for the removal of the downed aircraft at the cost of the aircraft’s owner.

2.18(c) Snowmobiles: designated areas for use
No areas designated for snowmobile use.

2.19(a) Winter activities on roads and in parking areas: designated areas
No areas designated for winter activities.

2.19(b) The towing of persons on skis, sleds, or other sliding devices by motor vehicle or snowmobile is prohibited, except in designated areas or routes
No designated areas or routes.

2.20 Skating and skateboards
Only the following areas are open to the use of skates, rollerblades, skateboards, scooters, and similar devices:
  • All National Park Service and concessioner residential areas.
  • The Wahweap parking lots immediately adjacent to the concessioner Boat Repair Shop and lying south of The Coves Access Road from November 1 to March 31 of each year.
  • The Stateline Launch parking lot from November 1 to March 31 of each year.
  • Walkway from Wahweap Lodge to the Coves.
  • The Bullfrog parking lots designated A and B, adjacent to the launch ramp, lot C (which connects to lot B) and lot E (across from the marina store) from November 1 to March 31 of each year.
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2.21 Smoking
No designated closed areas.

2.22 (a) (2) Property: leaving property unattended for longer than 24 hours
The following conditions apply:
  • Vehicles and boat trailers may be left unattended for periods up to 14 days, when parked within designated parking lots and in parking areas at designated trailheads, without prior permission of the Superintendent.
The following are established procedures to remove sunken or grounded Golf Carts or any other mechanized equipment not found under 36 CFR 2.17 (c)(1) or 36 CFR 3.14 (a):
  • Removal operations must be initiated within three months from the date of the incident and completed no later than six months from the date of the incident unless otherwise approved by the Superintendent.
  • Removal operations will be coordinated with the Superintendent’s Office or his/her designee.
  • The method and manner of the removal will be approved by Superintendent’s Office or his/her designee.
  • If removal operation initiation has not occurred within 3 months, The National Park Service will arrange for the removal of the Golf Cart and/or other mechanized equipment at the cost of the owner.

2.35(a)(3)(i) Alcoholic beverages: areas designated as closed to consumption
No areas designated as closed.

2.38(b) Fireworks: permits, designated areas, and conditions
No areas designated for use of fireworks.

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2.51(e) Public assemblies/meetings: designated areas for public assemblies

Groups larger than 25 people require a permit from the Superintendent. Groups smaller than 25 people, do not require a permit.

The following locations are available for sale or distribution of printed matter (See maps in Appendix A):
  • The sidewalk in front of the Wahweap Ranger Station, but not including the concrete sidewalk providing direct access to the building and leading to the front door.
  • The designated portion of the sidewalk to the north of the restroom, in front of the single car parking area, at the top of the Wahweap public launch ramp. This does not include the concrete sidewalk directly in front of the restroom, which provides visitors direct access to the building.
  • The Wahweap Campground Amphitheater.
  • The area to the south of the restroom building between the restroom and the handicapped parking spaces at the Stateline launch ramp.
  • At Lees Ferry, the northwest corner of the gravel parking lot west and adjacent to the public restrooms.
  • The south one-half of the Bullfrog Visitor Center parking lot.
  • The paved area between the curb stones adjacent to the restroom located at the top of the Bullfrog public launch ramp.
  • The area at the top of the public launch ramp on the east side and north of the service road connecting the marina and public launch ramp at Halls Crossing.
  • The parking lot adjacent to and west of the Hite Ranger Station, not to exceed the trailer sanitary dump station on the north side.
  • The entrance gate at the Chains area, not to exceed parking area.
  • The northeast corner of the main parking lot at Antelope Point.
  • The area south of the restrooms and immediately adjacent to the northern entrance to the parking lot at Antelope Point Public Launch Ramp.

2.52(e) Sale and distribution of printed matter: areas designated for such use

Groups larger than 25 people require a permit from the Superintendent. Groups smaller than 25 people, do not require a permit.

The following locations are available for sale or distribution of printed matter (See maps in Appendix A):
  • The sidewalk in front of the Wahweap Ranger Station, but not including the concrete sidewalk providing direct access to the building and leading to the front door.
  • The designated portion of the sidewalk to the north of the restroom, in front of the single car parking area, at the top of the Wahweap public launch ramp. This does not include the concrete sidewalk directly in front of the restroom, which provides visitors direct access to the building.
  • The Wahweap Campground Amphitheater.
  • The area to the south of the restroom building between the restroom and the handicapped parking spaces at the Stateline launch ramp.
  • At Lees Ferry, the northwest corner of the gravel parking lot west and adjacent to the public restrooms.
  • The south one-half of the Bullfrog Visitor Center parking lot.
  • The paved area between the curb stones adjacent to the restroom located at the top of the Bullfrog public launch ramp.
  • The area at the top of the public launch ramp on the east side and north of the service road connecting the marina and public launch ramp at Halls Crossing.
  • The parking lot adjacent to and west of the Hite Ranger Station, not to exceed the trailer sanitary dump station on the north side.
  • The entrance gate at the Chains area, not to exceed parking area.
  • The northeast corner of the main parking lot at Antelope Point.
  • The area south of the restrooms and immediately adjacent to the northern entrance to the parking lot at Antelope Point Public Launch Ramp.
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2.60(a)(3) Designated areas for grazing
No designated areas.

2.62(b) Memorialization: designation of areas for scattering ashes
The following areas are closed to the scattering of human ashes without a permit:
  • Archeological sites.
  • Developed areas (Lees Ferry, Wahweap, Dangling Rope, Halls Crossing, Hite, Bullfrog and Hans Flat).
  • Lonely Dell Ranch.
  • Hole in the Rock Road in San Juan County.
  • Rainbow Bridge National Monument
All areas within the Natural and Recreation & Resource Utilization zones, as designated in the 1979 Glen Canyon NRA General Management Plan, excluding archaeological sites and other areas identified above, are open to the scattering of human ashes from cremation without a permit.

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PART 3. BOATING AND WATER USE ACTIVITIES

3.3 Permits
No permit required.

3.8(a)(2) Launching and Retrieval of Vessels: Unless otherwise posted, launching and retrieving vessels is permitted at the following locations:

All public launch ramps.
  • Wahweap
  • Stateline
  • Antelope Point Marina Public Launch Ramp
  • Lees Ferry
  • Bullfrog
  • Halls Crossing
  • Hite
Accessible Shorelines.
  • Vessels up to 25 feet at Lone Rock Beach may be launched at the designated area as signed in accordance with 36 CFR 1.7 May through October unless otherwise posted.
  • The beach areas legally accessible by motor vehicles at the primitive camping area of Bullfrog North Beach and Bullfrog South Beach.
  • The San Juan River take-out at Clay Hills Crossing.
  • The Red Canyon area.
  • The Paiute Farms area.
  • The Farley Canyon area.
  • The White Canyon area.
  • West Access area at Hite.
  • Blue Notch area.
  • Dirty Devil.
  • The entire shoreline of Lake Powell is open to the launching and retrieving of non-motorized vessels.
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3.8(a)(4) Operating a vessel in excess of designated size
All vessels over 75 feet in total length* or 22 feet total beam* are prohibited without a Special Use Permit.
*Total Length defined: For the purpose of this Compendium, the term “total length” will be determined by a straight line measurement from the foremost part of the vessel to the aftmost part of the vessel, measured end-to-end over the deck excluding sheet, and measured parallel to the centerline, with all appurtenances, (excluding gangplanks) in a fully extended position. It includes all temporary and permanent appurtenances. Manually operated gangplanks designed for passenger boarding that retracts flush with the hull when the vessel is underway will be exempted from the appurtenance clause.
*The term “total length” used in this section includes appurtenances such as bowsprits, slide outs, rudders, outboard motor brackets, davits, booms, platforms, slides, handles, fittings, attachments, and extensions. Inclusion of moveable appurtenances in their fully extended, deployed, or operating configuration as part of the total measurement of the vessel will place a limit on the length of vessels that may be operated with such equipment deployed. Deployment of appurtenances may be intentional, particularly if the equipment was designed to be deployed while underway, or may be accidental, particularly if the equipment was not secured properly.
*Total Beam defined: For the purpose of this Compendium, the term “total beam” will be determined by a straight-line measurement from the outermost sides of the vessel at its widest point with all appurtenances in a fully extended position. It includes all temporary and permanent appurtenances. Manually operated gangplanks designed for passenger boarding that retracts flush with the hull when the vessel is underway will be exempted from the appurtenance clause.

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3.12(a) Water skiing: designated waters
Any towing of persons by vessels is permitted on the waters of Lake Powell except in:
  • Forbidding Canyon.
  • Bridge Canyon.
  • Harbors and marinas.
  • Wakeless areas.
  • Above the last active rapid on the Colorado River.

3.14(a) Removal of sunken, grounded or disabled vessels
The following are established procedures to remove sunken, grounded or disabled vessels
  • Removal operations must be initiated within three months from the date of the incident and completed no later than six months from the date of the incident unless otherwise approved by the Superintendent.
  • Removal operations will be coordinated with the Superintendent’s Office or his/her designee.
  • The method and manner of the removal will be approved by Superintendent’s Office or his/her designee.
  • If removal operation initiation has not occurred within 3 months, The National Park Service will arrange for the removal of the vessel at the cost of the vessel’s owner.
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3.16 Swimming: areas designated as closed
Swimming is permitted except within:
  • Harbors and mooring areas unless explicitly approved by the superintendent within an area operated by the concessioner under terms and conditions set by the superintendent.
The following is prohibited in Rainbow Bridge NM:
  • Swimming.

3.18(a) SCUBA and snorkeling
No restrictions established at present.

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PART 4. VEHICLES AND TRAFFIC SAFETY

4.10 Routes or areas designated for off-road motor vehicle use
No designated areas at present.

4.11(a) Load weight and size limits: permit requirements and restrictive conditions
No restrictions at present.

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4.21(b) Speed limits: designation of a different speed limit
Speed limits differing from those established in 36 CFR are as follows:

Wahweap area:
  • Speed limits outside developed areas are 45 mph unless posted otherwise.
  • Speed limits within developed areas are 25 mph unless posted otherwise.
Bullfrog, Halls Crossing and Hite areas:
  • Speed limits outside developed areas are 45 mph unless posted otherwise.
  • Speed limits within developed areas are 25 mph unless posted otherwise.
Orange Cliffs Unit:
  • Speed limit is 15 mph unless otherwise posted.
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4.30(a) Routes designated as open to bicycles
No designated routes at present.

4.31 Hitchhiking: designated areas
No designated areas at present.

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Last updated: June 21, 2017

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Mailing Address:

PO Box 1507
Page, AZ 86040

Phone:

(928) 608-6200
Receptionist available at Glen Canyon Headquarters from 7 am to 4 pm MST, Monday through Friday. The phone is not monitored when the building is closed.

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