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November 15, 2016
Glen Canyon Announces Fee Free Dates 2017
Fee Free days for 2017.

June 10, 2016
Wahweap Fish Cleaning Station Open June 2016
The Wahweap fish cleaning station has reopened.

May 25, 2016
Wahweap Fish Cleaning Station Closed Until Further Notice May 2016
The Wahweap fish cleaning station will be closed until further notice.

May 23, 2016
Horseshoe Bend Open House June 2016
Glen Canyon National Recreation Area and the City of Page are seeking your input regarding the development of a Master Plan for the Horseshoe Bend Overlook.

May 07, 2016
Drowning Victim Recovered Near Lone Rock May 2016
51 year-old Allen Robert Delay of Lewistown, Montana's body was located near Lone Rock in the Kane County portion of Wahweap Bay in Glen Canyon National Recreation Area on May 6, 2016 in 74 feet of water.

May 06, 2016
Lakeshore Drive and Lone Rock Road Construction Update May 2016
Reopening of Lakeshore Drive on the morning of Saturday, May 7.

May 06, 2016
Multi-Agency Search near Lone Rock May 2016
Multi-Agency search efforts for possible drowning near Lone Rock in the Kane County portion of Wahweap Bay in Lake Powell.

May 04, 2016
Halls Crossing Marina Fuel Dock Temporary Closure May 2016
The Halls Crossing Marina fuel dock will be temporarily closed on Monday, May 9 and Tuesday, May 10 for upgrades.

May 03, 2016
Tourism to Glen Canyon and Rainbow Bridge in 2015 Created 2440 Jobs and $195 Million in Economic Benefits
2.5 million people visited Glen Canyon National Recreation Area and Rainbow Bridge National Monument in 2015. Those visitors spent over $171 million in communities near the park.

May 03, 2016
New Moon Stargazing at Wahweap 2016
New Moon Stargazing events at the Wahweap Campground Amphitheater on Friday evenings closest to the new moon.

April 29, 2016
Partial Closure of Iceburg Canyon May 2016
A portion of Iceburg Canyon will be closed to the public and all recreation activities from May 3 through May 6, 2016.

April 29, 2016
No Fuel at Dangling Rope Marina May 1 through 2 2016
Fuel services will be unavailable at Dangling Rope Marina beginning Sunday, May 1 at 12:00 p.m. through Monday, May 2 and 12:00p.m.

April 17, 2016
Multi-Agency Response Recovers Drowning Victim in Wahweap Bay April 2016
The Four-day multi-agency search for a missing 25-year old male concluded when his body was located at a depth of 143 feet in the Kane County, Utah portion of Wahweap Bay.

April 15, 2016
Multi-Agency Search in Wahweap Bay April 2016
On April 14, 2016, just before 7 p.m., a 26 year-old man fell overboard and did not resurface. The incident occurred in the Kane County portion of Wahweap Bay in Lake Powell.

April 11, 2016
Antelope Point Launch Ramp Access Limited Spring 2016
Due to low water levels, the Antelope Point launch ramp will be partially closed.

March 24, 2016
Volunteers Remove Nearly One Ton of Trash from Lake Powell
A successful day at the first annual Love Your Lake community beach cleanup.

March 03, 2016
Protect Feet and Paws from Sharp Quagga Mussel Shells on Lake Powell Shorelines
Quagga mussel shells are very sharp and will cut you if you touch them.

December 18, 2015
Glen Canyon Seeks Volunteers for Christmas Bird Count
Audubon Christmas Bird Count on Monday, January 4, 2016. 7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Meet at park headquarters in Page, Arizona located at 691 Scenic View Drive (off of Highway 89)

December 15, 2015
Lakeshore Drive Closed for Rehabilitation
Lakeshore Drive from South Entrance to the four-way intersection will be closed for construction January 11, 2016 through May 2016. Use Wahweap North entrance.

December 03, 2015
Glen Canyon National Recreation Area to Host Job Fair
Job fair on Monday, December 14, 2015 from 2:00pm to 6:00pm in the Training Room of the Glen Canyon National Recreation Area Headquarters building.

December 02, 2015
Trash Trackers Make a Difference
The 26th season of the Trash Tracker program successfully completed 25 trips in 2015. Trash Tracker volunteers worked 2,640 hours and picked up 36,239 pounds of trash along 676 miles of Lake Powell shoreline

December 01, 2015
Transportation Grant from the National Park Foundation
Glen Canyon grant funds are being used towards providing transportation by boat for approximately 200 local fourth grade students through Glen Canyon National Recreation Area to visit Rainbow Bridge National Monument.

November 16, 2015
Boaters Reminded About Stopping the Spread of Quagga Mussels
Stop the spread of Quagga Mussels

November 06, 2015
Winter Hours 2015-2016
National Park Service (NPS) and concessioner-operated facilities will reduce hours of operation at some facilities, while closing others. Please contact concession services directly for further information.

October 26, 2015
Rapid Response Treatment to Remove Invasive Green Sunfish from a Backwater Slough
There will be two treatments of the fish toxin rotenone to eliminate invasive Green Sunfish from a backwater slough located on the Colorado River within Glen Canyon National Recreation Area, three miles below the Glen Canyon Dam. The first treatment is planned between November 2 and 6, 2015, followed by a second treatment ten days later.

October 19, 2015
Lonely Dell Ranch Closed Due to Flooding Oct 2015
Lonely Dell Ranch access road at Lees Ferry is closed until further notice following heavy rains and forecasts for additional moisture.

October 14, 2015
Body of Cliff Jumper Recovered by Multi-Agency Response
The 6-day search for missing 29-year old Billy Burke of Jackson Hole, Wyoming concluded when his body was spotted at a depth of 153 feet in Lake Powell.

October 12, 2015
Cliff Jumping Accident Victim Identified
The victim of a cliff jumping accident in Face Canyon on Lake Powell, who was reported missing on the afternoon on Friday, October 9, has been identified as 29-year-old William "Billy" Burke of Jackson, Wyoming.

October 11, 2015
Cliff Jumping Accident Oct 2015
Search is underway for a 28 year old man who attempted to jump off a cliff in Face Canyon and did not resurface.

October 08, 2015
Work Continues to Repair Lone Rock Beach and Access Road Oct 2015
Park staff continue to repair the Lone Rock beach and access road after severe flooding damage from recent storms. Lone Rock may reopen as early as this weekend. We will notify the public as soon as access to this popular destination is restored.

October 08, 2015
Dangling Rope Marina Docks Damaged Oct 2015
A section of the docks at Dangling Rope Marina has been damaged and will be closed for approximately two days. All services are still available at the marina while repairs are underway.

October 07, 2015
Surveys at Lees Ferry to be conducted as part of conservation project Oct 2015
Partial closure of Colorado River 3 miles below Glen Canyon Dam.

October 07, 2015
Lone Rock Beach Closed Due to Flood Damage Oct 6 2015
Lone Rock access road and beach are closed after heavy rains produced flooding and severe erosion. Repairs will be made by park staff to renew safe visitor access as quickly as possible. The Lone Rock access road may be reopened as early as tomorrow afternoon.

October 07, 2015
Anticipated Power Outages at Halls Crossing Oct 2015
Glen Canyon National Recreation Area anticipates multiple power outages in the Halls Crossing area beginning on Wednesday, October 7 through the rest of the month.

September 21, 2015
Highway 276 Has Reopened Sept 2015
Highway 276, 15 miles East of Halls Crossing, has reopened following temporary closure due to a rockslide at mile post 69.

September 18, 2015
Highway 276 Closed due to Rockslide Sept 2015
Highway 276, 15 miles East of Halls Crossing, is closed due to rockslide at mile post 69 blocking both lanes of travel.

September 03, 2015
Wahweap Beach Fully Reopened
Wahweap Beach is open after having been temporarily closed while officials cleaned up a fuel spill originating from a boat moored in the buoy field.

September 03, 2015
Lake Powell Water Samples within Drinking Water Standards Post Gold King Mine Spill
No area closures or human safety advisories are currently in effect for Lake Powell. As always, visitors are encouraged to purify Lake Powell water for drinking.

September 01, 2015
Wahweap Beach Mostly Reopened
The fuel spill at Wahweap beach is mostly contained. Parts of the beach are reopened.

September 01, 2015
Wahweap Beach Temporarily Closed Due to Fuel Spill
Wahweap Beach is closed due to a diesell spill until further notice.

August 21, 2015
Celebrate the NPS 99th Birthday with a Fee Free Day at Glen Canyon
The National Park Service is turning 99 years old on August 25, 2015 and Glen Canyon National Recreation Area will celebrate this exciting event by offering free admission!

August 11, 2015
UPDATE Gold King Mine Spill
Contaminated wastewater from the Gold King Mine has not reached Lake Powell or the San Juan River within Glen Canyon. There are currently no closures in effect on Lake Powell.Glen Canyon has established a hotline to provide the most current visitor information at (928) 608-6404.

August 09, 2015
Chains Road Open Aug 2015
Despite heavy rains on Friday, Glen Canyon staff was able to reopen the Chains road effective immediately.

August 08, 2015
Multiple Park Roads Affected by Heavy Rains Aug 2015
Heavy monsoon rains affected two park roads on Friday, August 07, 2015.

August 07, 2015
Cathedral Wash Trail To Close During Road Work Aug 2015
Two drainages along the Lees Ferry Road will be under construction for approximately one month beginning Monday, August 10, 2015 through mid-September, 2015.

August 07, 2015
Glen Canyon Officials Urge Caution in San Juan Arm of the Park Following Release of Contaminants from an Upstream Colorado Mine
Glen Canyon National Recreation Area is encouraging visitors to avoid drinking, swimming or recreating on the San Juan River within Glen Canyon National Recreation Area and on the San Juan River arm of Lake Powell until further notice.

June 26, 2015
Floating Store Opens at Halls Crossing Marina
A new floating convenience store and snack bar has arrived at the Halls Crossing Marina. Barges towed the store nearly 100 miles up Lake Powell to its new home on a journey that lasted four days.

June 15, 2015
New Waste Disposal Requirements for Coyote Gulch Visitors
Due to increased visitation and the lack of toilets at Coyote Gulch, hikers in the popular Coyote Gulch area of the Escalante backcountry will now be required to pack out their own solid waste using a portable waste containment bag.

May 22, 2015
Hours of Operation for Glen Canyon National Recreation Area Spring 2015
Spring 2015 operation hours.

May 18, 2015
Glen Canyon National Recreation Area Will Increase Entrance Camping and Boat Use Fees Beginning June 1 2015
Starting on June 1, Glen Canyon National Recreation Area will increase fees for visitors in order to fund important maintenance and improvement projects within the park.

April 27, 2015
All Lanes Reopened on Glen Canyon Bridge April 2015
All lanes have reopened on the Glen Canyon Bridge. The Wahweap main ramp pump-out and fish cleaning stations have also reopened.

April 23, 2015
Tourism to Glen Canyon National Recreation Area and Rainbow Bridge National Monument Creates Over $175 Million in Economic Benefits
new National Park Service (NPS) report shows that over 2.4 million people visited Glen Canyon National Recreation Area and Rainbow Bridge National Monument in 2014.

April 17, 2015
Updates on Glen Canyon Bridge Lane Closure April 2015
The closure of one lane of the Glen Canyon Bridge for waste water pipeline maintenance will occur on weeknights between the hours of 6:00 p.m. and 6:00 a.m. Arizona Mountain Standard Time starting the evening of Monday April 20 through the morning of Saturday May 2, 2015.

April 10, 2015
Glen Canyon Bridge Lane Closure April 2015
One lane of the Glen Canyon Bridge will be closed for waste water pipeline maintenance on weekdays from April 13 – 24, 2015 between 6:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. Mountain Standard Time.

April 03, 2015
Chains Road is Open April 3 2015
As of April 3, 2015, the Chains road, a popular point of access to Lake Powell, has been opened. National Park Service staff made temporary repairs to facilitate public access until more permanent upgrades to the road takes place.

March 27, 2015
Public Comment Period Open for Review of Wahweap Roads Plan
Glen Canyon National Recreation Area is seeking public comment on a newly released environmental assessment (EA) for the proposed rehabilitation of Lakeshore Drive and Wahweap Boulevard within Glen Canyon National Recreation Area.

March 26, 2015
Volunteer Open House at Lees Ferry on April 4 2015
The public is invited to Lonely Dell Ranch at Lees Ferry for a volunteer open house event from 10:00 a.m.until 2:00 p.m. (Arizona MST) on Saturday, April 4, 2015.

March 20, 2015
Rainbow Bridge National Monument to Reopen March 2015
Rainbow Bridge National Monument will reopen to the public on Saturday, March 21, 2015.

November 14, 2014
Quagga Mussel Update Nov 2014
Glen Canyon National Recreation Area staff continue to monitor park waters to determine the distribution of quagga mussels.

November 14, 2014
Two Wahweap Area Services to Close for the 2014-15 Winter Season
The comfort stations at Wahweap Beach and the Wahweap picnic grounds will close for the winter in coming weeks. The Wahweap Beach comfort station will be winterized and closed on November 17, 2014. The picnic area comfort station will close on December 1, 2014.

November 11, 2014
Rainbow Bridge National Monument to Close for Trail Repair Jan 2015
Rainbow Bridge National Monument will be closed for the month of January to complete repairs to the trail from Lake Powell.

November 06, 2014
Winter 2014-15 Hours for Wahweap Main Ramp Pump-out
Winter hours will begin on Monday, November 10, 2014 for the boat pump-out station at Wahweap main ramp. Hours of operation for the pump-out will be 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. daily. Fresh water will not be available during winter operating hours.

October 24, 2014
Glen Canyon National Recreation Area Announces Winter Hours 2014-15
National Park Service (NPS) and concessioner-operated facilities will reduce hours of operation at some facilities, while closing others. Please contact concession services directly for further information.

September 29, 2014
Chains Road Closed for Repairs Sept 2014
Heavy rains and flood damage on Saturday, September 27 led to the closure of the Chains road in the afternoon. It is not known at this time how long the work may take to complete.

September 12, 2014
Stateline Pump-out to Close for Season 2014
The boat pump-out at Stateline launch ramp will be closed for the season beginning on September 15, 2014.

August 29, 2014
Fire Restrictions Lifted in Glen Canyon Aug 2014
Due to recent monsoon precipitation, extended fire restrictions will be lifted on August 29, 2014 in Glen Canyon National Recreation Area and Rainbow Bridge National Monument.

August 22, 2014
National Park Service Celebrates 98th Birthday
Glen Canyon National Recreation Area will celebrate the 98th birthday of the National Park Service by waiving its normal entrance fee of $15 and providing a free ranger-led hike to the Hanging Gardens at 6:00 p.m. on Monday, August 25.

August 19, 2014
Missing Swimmer Recovered Near Bullfrog Marina
National Park Service Dispatch received a 911 call reporting a missing swimmer near Bullfrog Marina at approximately 2:45 pm MST on Thursday, August 14, 2014.

July 25, 2014
Boat Propeller Injures Twelve-Year Old Girl
National Park Service Dispatch received a call on July 23, 2014 reporting that a twelve-year old female from Israel was struck by a boat propeller and sustained a severe lower leg injury.

May 31, 2013
Quagga Mussel Blitz
Twenty-five to thirty divers will be in the water the week of June 10 to assess the extent of quagga mussels in Lake Powell and to remove all existing mussels.

March 28, 2013
New Personal Watercraft Regulation in Effect January 1 2013
A new Personal Watercraft (PWC) regulation went into effect on January 1, 2013 which requires PWC operating on Lake Powell to meet 2006 emission standards established by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

November 23, 2012
New PWC Regulation in Effect January 2013
A new Personal Watercraft (PWC) regulation will go into effect on January 1, 2013 which requires PWC operating on Lake Powell to meet 2006emission standards established by the Environmental Protection Agency(EPA).

March 31, 2011
Spring 2011 Openings and Hours of Operation Announced
With the advent of warm weather, the National Park Service (NPS) announced today the spring schedule of operation for facilities at Glen Canyon National Recreation Area.

January 11, 2011
Glen Canyon will Waive Entrance Fees during Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday Weekend
Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar announced free admission to all National Park Service sites, including Glen Canyon National Recreation Area, January 15 - 17, in honor of the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday weekend.

October 19, 2010
Scoping Begins for Off Road Vehicle Plan
The National Park Service announced today the beginning of the public alternatives scoping period for an environmental impact statement to assess the management of off-road vehicle (ORV) use at Glen Canyon National Recreation Area.

October 13, 2010
Update on Celebration of Life Event for Brent McGinn and Laurie Axelsen
No abstract supplied.

October 12, 2010
Celebration of Life Event Planned for Brent McGinn and Laurie Axelsen
No abstract supplied.

October 10, 2010
Glen Canyon Mourns the Loss of Two Park Rangers
No abstract supplied.

October 09, 2010
Plane Crash Claims Lives of Two Park Staff
Two Glen Canyon National Recreation Area Park Rangers were killed in a private plane crash Oct 9, 2010.

October 08, 2010
Glen Canyon NRA and Grand Canyon NP Host Project Odyssey
The National Park Service is partnering with Wounded Warrior Project to provide a Project Odyssey retreat at Glen Canyon National Recreation Area and Grand Canyon National Park, October 11-15, 2010.

October 08, 2010
The Chains Access Road Temporarily Closed Due to Heavy Rains
The Chains Access Road has been washed out and is currently closed to all vehicle traffic. Crews are working on repairing the road, but it is expected to remain closed throughout the weekend.

October 04, 2010
National Fossil Day Events at Glen Canyon NRA October 9
National Fossil Day is a celebration organized to promote public awareness and stewardship of fossils, as well as to foster a greater appreciation of their scientific and educational value.

September 29, 2010
Parking Lot Construction Update
Road Constuction News for Fall 2010

September 20, 2010
Fee Free National Public Lands Day on September 25
Fee free day Saturday, September 25, 2010.

September 10, 2010
Lend a Hand to Celebrate Public Lands Day on September 18
Volunteer with Glen Canyon on Sept 18 for National Public Lands Day

September 09, 2010
Glen Canyon National Recreation Area Announces Artist–in-Park Program
Meet Suzanne Schmaltz, our first Artist-In-Park!

May 28, 2010
Fee Free Weekend at Glen Canyon National Recreation Area
Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar announced free admission to all National Park Service sites, including Glen Canyon National Recreation Area, on June 5 and 6 to help celebrate National Trails Day.

May 28, 2010
New Boat Rental Facility Opens at Wahweap Marina
The public is invited to attend a ribbon cutting ceremony on June 4 at 12:30 p.m. for the new Lake Powell Resorts & Marinas boat rental facility at the Wahweap Marina in Glen Canyon National Recreation Area.

May 03, 2010
Expanded Hours for Launching Vessels Announced
Glen Canyon National Recreation Area launch ramp hours of operation expanded on May 2, 2010.

April 23, 2010
Bullfrog-Halls Crossing Ferry Back in Service
National Park Service staff at Glen Canyon National Recreation Area (NRA) announced today that the ferry that operates between Bullfrog and Halls Crossing marinas is back in operation.

April 22, 2010
Glen Canyon Begins Major Road Repair Project
No abstract supplied.

April 12, 2010
Glen Canyon Will Waive Entrance Fees During National Park Week
No abstract supplied.

March 18, 2010
Spring Openings and Hours of Operation Announced
National Park Service and concession facilities within Glen Canyon National Recreation Area are now operating on a spring schedule.

March 11, 2010
Schedule of Events for Rainbow Bridge Centennial Announced
Staff at Rainbow Bridge National Monument today announced that the full schedule of events commemorating the 100th anniversary of the monument has been posted to the park’s website.

February 25, 2010
Rainbow Bridge National Monument Announces First Centennial Commemoration Event
On Friday, March 12, Carl Hayden Visitor Center will host the first in a series of events to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the establishment of Rainbow Bridge National Monument.

January 14, 2010
Seventeen New Recycling Trailers Arrive at Glen Canyon
Glen Canyon National Recreation Area and ARAMARK – Lake Powell Resorts and Marinas have teamed up to bring 17 new community recycling trailers to Lake Powell and Glen Canyon National Recreation Area.

January 08, 2010
Volunteers Mark Rare Visitor in Annual Glen Canyon Bird Count
Enthusiastic volunteers participating in the Annual Christmas Bird Count at Glen Canyon National Recreation Area identified 81 different species of birds, including a wayward sea duck and a record-setting number of Canadian geese.

December 30, 2009
Glen Canyon to Host Community Open House at Park Headquarters
Glen Canyon National Recreation Area will host a community open house at National Park Service headquarters on Wednesday, January 13, 2010.

December 22, 2009
Glen Canyon to Host Open House on Zebra Mussel Plan
Glen Canyon National Recreation Area announces a January 13 public meeting to discuss zebra and quagga mussel planning at Lake Powell.

December 16, 2009
National Park Service Releases Finding of No Significant Impact for Page-LeChee Water Supply Project
The National Park Service (NPS) today announced the availability of the Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) for the Page-LeChee Water Supply Project Environmental Assessment (EA).

December 07, 2009
Wildlife and Environmental Educator to Speak in Page
Martin Tyner, a nationally renowned wildlife and environmental educator, will visit Page on December 10 and give three public presentations on wildlife rehabilitation and birds of prey.

November 18, 2009
Rainbow Bridge Photo Contest Winners Announced
Superintendent Stan Austin at Rainbow Bridge National Monument today announced that Tom Morris of Bartlett, Illinois has been selected as the grand prize winner in the Rainbow Bridge Centennial Photo Contest.

November 16, 2009
Partnership Born to Combat Invasive Russian Olive
A new partnership has been formed to combat the spread of Russian olive and other invasive weeds on private and public lands in the Escalante River watershed in southern Utah.

November 05, 2009
Glen Canyon Waives Entrance Fees in Observance of Veterans Day
Superintendent Stan Austin today announced that in honor of America’s service men and women, Glen Canyon National Recreation Area will not charge entrance fees on Wednesday, November 11, 2009.

October 30, 2009
Nevada Man Found Guilty in Quagga Mussel Case
In the first trial involving Glen Canyon National Recreation Area’s mussel prevention regulations, a federal judge has ordered a Nevada man to pay a $2500 fine for failing to have his boat inspected for mussels before launching on Lake Powell.

October 27, 2009
Glen Canyon Winter Hours of Operation
Glen Canyon National Recreation Area announces the following winter operating hours for facilities and commercial services.

October 20, 2009
Rangers Rescue Four People From A Sinking Vessel
Vessel sinks in Face Canyon on Lake Powell,four passengers rescued.

October 19, 2009
Houseboat Fire Sends Six to Hospitals
A Friday Houseboat fire on Lake Powell resulted in burns and other injuries to six people.

October 15, 2009
NPS Rangers Conduct Technical Rescue of Stranded Hikers
NPS Rangers Conduct Technical Rescue of Stranded Hikers

October 13, 2009
Zebra Mussel Interdiction Hours for Winter 2009-2010
Effective November 1, 2009, the National Park Service will implement winter season hours of operation for mandatory mussel interdiction services at Lake Powell.

October 13, 2009
Glen Canyon to Host Triathlon on Saturday
Glen Canyon National Recreation Area on Saturday, October 17, will host the Powell 3 Triathlon.

September 28, 2009
Hiker Fatality on Lake Powell
On Saturday, September 26, National Park Service (NPS) dispatch at Glen Canyon National Recreation Area received a call that a hiker in the Escalante arm of Lake Powell had fallen from a cliff to the water below.

September 22, 2009
National Public Lands Day Events at Glen Canyon National Recreation Area this Saturday
Please join Glen Canyon National Recreation Area this Saturday, September 26, as we celebrate National Public Lands Day by waiving entrance fees and cleaning-up Lake Powell.

September 21, 2009
Join Glen Canyon National Recreation Area on September 26 for a Day of Service and Celebration
This Saturday, September 26, please join staff from Glen Canyon National Recreation Area for a Day of Service and Celebration on National Public Lands Day.

September 09, 2009
Rainbow Bridge Photo Contest Deadline Nears
September 30, 2009, is the deadline to submit photos to the Rainbow Bridge Centennial Photo Contest.

September 08, 2009
Finding of No Significant Impact Signed for Construction of the Glen Canyon Rim Trail
Glen Canyon National Recreation Area Superintendent Stan Austin today announced the availability of the Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) for the Glen Canyon Rim Trail Environmental Assessment (EA).

September 01, 2009
Boy Scouts Perform Volunteer Work at Glen Canyon
Young men and adult leaders with Boy Scouts of America Troop 99 traveled from Lancaster, Pennsylvania, to undertake a week-long volunteer project at Glen Canyon National Recreation Area.

August 31, 2009
Glen Canyon Names Deputy Superintendent
Superintendent Stan Austin has announced that Brian Carey has been selected the Deputy Superintendent for Glen Canyon National Recreation Area. Carey will assume his new duties in October.

August 25, 2009
Storm Scuttles Thirteen Boats on Lake Powell
Thirteen vessels, including a houseboat, were swamped during a brief but intense storm that struck Lake Powell on the afternoon of Saturday, June 22. No injuries were reported.

August 04, 2009
4-Year-Old Drowns in Lake Powell
A four-year-old boy has lost his life in a drowning incident on Lake Powell.

July 31, 2009
Rainbow Bridge Centennial Commemoration Events at Carl Hayden Visitor Center
No abstract supplied.

July 21, 2009
Utah Man Dies of Unknown Cause
On Sunday, July 19 at 6:45 p.m. (MDT) park dispatch at Glen Canyon National Recreation Area was notified that a 26 year-old male from Brigham City, Utah was discovered not breathing on a houseboat.

June 29, 2009
Lake Powell Launching Restrictions to Begin June 29 2009
Effective June 29, 2009, self-certification of watercraft will no longer be an option at all major launch ramps and screening for the invasive mussels by trained personnel will be mandatory for all vessels.

June 29, 2009
Boat Fire at Stateline Launch Ramp
On June 25, 2009, National Park Service (NPS) firefighters responded to reports that a ski boat was on fire at the Stateline Launch Ramp.

June 16, 2009
Fire at Wahweap Marina
A Friday night fire at Wahweap Marina on Lake Powell resulted in the sinking of two boats.

June 05, 2009
Glen Canyon National Recreation Area to Waive Entrance Fees
Superintendent Stan Austin today announced that Glen Canyon National Recreation Area will join 390 other national parks across American and offer three fee-free weekends this summer.

June 05, 2009
Public Comment Sought on Environmental Assessment for Glen Canyon Rim Trail
The National Park Service today announced that an Environmental Assessment (EA) for the Glen Canyon Rim Trail is available for review and public comment.

June 04, 2009
Recovery of Boating Accident Victim
At 11:50 a.m. Tuesday, June 3, National Park Service divers with Glen Canyon National Recreation Area recovered the body of Mr. Robert Prescott of St. Petersburg, Florida.

May 29, 2009
Rangers Carry Out Multiple Rescues During Severe Storm
National Park Service (NPS) rangers at Glen Canyon National Recreation Area affected three nearly simultaneous rescues on Lake Powell on Monday of Memorial Day weekend.

May 19, 2009
Drowning in Cataract Canyon
A 37 year old male drowned Saturday, May 16 while rafting on the Colorado River in Glen Canyon National Recreation Area.

May 13, 2009
GLEN CANYON EMPLOYEE RECEIVES VALOR AWARD
An employee with Glen Canyon National Recreation Area received the Department of the Interior’s highest award for Valor.

May 11, 2009
Glen Canyon Employee Receives American Heart Association Save-a-Life Award
Superintendent Stan Austin has presented Glen Canyon National Recreation Area employee Ray Hall with the American Heart Association Save-a-Life award, as well as the Glen Canyon Employee of the Quarter award.

April 20, 2009
First Bloom Planting to be Held on Earth Day
No abstract supplied.

Last updated: February 24, 2015

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