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October 21, 2016
University of Utah Professor to Present Study Showing that Massive Rainbow Bridge Actually Moves
Presentation about the surprisingly dynamic structure of Rainbow Bridge on Wednesday, Nov. 2 at 6:30 p.m. at Glen Canyon National Recreation Area headquarters, 691 Scenic View Drive.

September 09, 2016
Glen Canyon Celebrates Fourth Grade Students with Free Passes and Local Field Trips
Every Kid in a Park program, in its second year, will offer free passes to fourth graders, and those that accompany them, to access more than 2,000 public lands and waters, including Glen Canyon National Recreation Area

September 04, 2016
Six-Day Search Effort Locates Missing Hiker
An overdue hiker in Glen Canyon National Recreation Area was found after six days out in the elements, he was dehydrated and sunburned, but otherwise in good health.

August 30, 2016
True GRIT Repairs Underway
Jay and Cathi Phelps, of Bulldog Boat Repair, will complete the work needed to recondition the True GRIT and get the vessel back in the water.

August 29, 2016
Rainbow Bridge Docks Reopened Aug 27 2016
The boat docks at Rainbow Bridge National Monument have been reopened following repairs.

August 26, 2016
Rainbow Bridge Dock Access Closed Aug 26 2016
The boat docks at Rainbow Bridge National Monument are closed. The National Park Service will open dock access as soon as the docks are safe. It is possible repairs will last through the weekend.

August 24, 2016
Boating Fatality at Lake Powell Aug 23 2016
A Lake Powell houseboater died while attempting to rescue her two-year old son, who had fallen overboard, on August 23. The cause of death is presumed to be drowning.

August 23, 2016
Bat with Rabies Found at Glen Canyon Aug 2016
A dead bat found at Lees Ferry has tested positive for rabies. Do not touch wild animals.

August 19, 2016
Charles Hall Ferry Improvements Public Scoping Notice
Public comment period for Lake Powell Ferry improvements through Sept 9, 2016.

August 11, 2016
Recent Storms Cause Damage to Rainbow Bridge Docks
High winds from monsoon storms on the evening of Wednesday, Aug. 10 caused damage to the docks in Bridge Canyon leading to Rainbow Bridge but restrooms and trail access are still available.

August 05, 2016
Lonely Dell Access Road Closed by Flood Aug 5 2016
The road and all access to Lonely Dell are closed until further notice.

August 03, 2016
Boating Safety Urged on Lake Powell After Two Serious Accidents
After two serious recent watercraft accidents, one of them fatal, Visitor and Resource Protection rangers at Glen Canyon National Recreation Area are urging boaters to pay closer attention to safety on the water.

August 03, 2016
Agencies and Boaters Step Up to Prevent the Spread of Quagga Mussels from Lake Powell
Glen Canyon National Recreation Area, Utah Department of Wildlife Resources (UDWR) and Arizona Game and Fish Department (AZGFD) have joined forces to keep Lake Powell boaters from inadvertently transporting quagga mussels to other water bodies throughout the west.

August 01, 2016
Carl Hayden Visitor Center Exhibit Renovation Begins
The exhibit area at the Carl Hayden Visitor Center will be closed for renovation. All other services in the visitor center will remain available with minimal interruptions.

July 22, 2016
First Annual Bat Festival in Glen Canyon
First annual Glen Canyon Bat Festival on Thursday, August 4 starting at 6pm at the Wahweap amphitheater.

July 18, 2016
Astronomers to Talk Astrotourism Light Pollution and Night Sky Restoration at Page
Join astronomers to explore the "dark side" of Page and astrotourism at Glen Canyon National Recreation Area headquarters at 691 Scenic View Drive where refreshments will be provided by the Glen Canyon Natural History Association on July 26 and 27.

July 05, 2016
Lonely Dell Access Road Reopened
The Lonely Dell access road at Lees Ferry will reopen on Wednesday, July 6.

June 28, 2016
Two People Injured In Multi-vessel Houseboat Fire
Two people were injured today in a fire that destroyed three houseboats.

June 22, 2016
Heat Wave Affects Horseshoe Bend Visitors
The recent heat wave in the Southwest has taken its toll on visitors to the popular Horseshoe Bend Overlook.

June 21, 2016
NPS Dive Team Teaches Kids Water Safety
The Glen Canyon dive team conducted training in front of an audience of children and introduced the kids to the team's underwater recovery robot, providing a hands-on learning environment to emphasize the importance of safety around water.

June 13, 2016
Electrocution Fatality at Lake Powell
A houseboater on Lake Powell died June 9th after being electrocuted on his boat.

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

June 06, 2016
Mesa Boy Scouts Clean Up
Troop 154 removed graffiti from a popular scenic overlook where visitors can see Glen Canyon Dam and the Colorado River below.

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 13, 2016
Tour and Service Providers Adopt Canyons Throughout Lake Powell
Local tour and service providers are adopting canyons for trash pickup throughout Glen Canyon National Recreation Area.

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 2,440 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.

May 02, 2016
2016 McGinn and Axelsen Scholarship Awarded to Greg Galloway
The ninth Brent McGinn and Laurie Axelsen Scholarship was presented to Greg Galloway.

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 04, 2016
Help Glen Canyon Look its Birthday Best in 2016 and Beyond
A multi-tiered initiative begins to raise awareness about keeping Lake Powell clean and safety for the enjoyment of all visitors.

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.

January 26, 2016
Wahweap Fuel Dock and Pump Out Closed for Maintenance Jan 27 2016
Fuel dock and boat pump out facilities located at the Wahweap main launch ramp will be closed on January 27th, 2016 from 7:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. MST for maintenance.

January 08, 2016
Adaptive Management for Glen Canyon Dam 2016
Proposed roadmap to provide certainty, predictability for water and power users, protects environmental and cultural resources.

January 08, 2016
Lakeshore Drive Closure Begins Jan 11
Lakeshore drive will close beginning Monday, Jan 11, and remain closed through May 2016. Follow the detour signs for entry to the Wahweap area.

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.

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Mailing Address:

PO Box 1507
Page, AZ 86040


(928) 608-6200
Receptionist at Glen Canyon Headquarters This facility is open 7am-4pm MST Monday-Friday.

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