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Contact: Mary Plumb
Contact: Reclamation Public Affairs
Starting May 21, the Carl Hayden Visitor Center will be open 7 days a week, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. (MST). The visitor center is located on Highway 89 at Glen Canyon Dam near Page, Ariz. It is operated by the Bureau of Reclamation in collaboration with the National Park Service and Glen Canyon Conservancy.
Visitors will enjoy several scenic views and photo spots, including a convenient walk across the Glen Canyon Bridge with a spectacular view of the Glen Canyon Dam, Lake Powell above the dam, and the Colorado River below the dam. Inside, exhibits and movies provide historical and interpretive information. A Glen Canyon Conservancy gift shop has a wide array of informative products, including books, maps and souvenirs. National Park Service Rangers are available to answer questions and provide Junior Ranger Booklets. Parking is available for all size vehicles, including boat trailers, recreational vehicles, and buses. The visitor center is wheelchair accessible; wheelchairs are available, and restrooms are accessible. A water bottle filling station provides drinking water. Glen Canyon Dam tours are unavailable through 2023. Please check the Glen Canyon National Recreation Area website for information about seasonal and holiday exceptions (the visitor center is closed Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s Day): https://www.nps.gov/glca/planyourvisit/visitorcenters.htm
The Carl Hayden Visitor Center is staffed with support of the Glen Canyon Conservancy, the official education and fundraising partner of the Glen Canyon National Recreation Area. For more information about GCC please visit: https://www.canyonconservancy.org/
Last updated: January 12, 2024