The weather in Glen Canyon National Recreation Area is usually typical for the high deserts. Summers are extremely hot with little, if any, shade. Winters are moderately cold with night time lows often below freezing. Spring weather is highly variable and unpredictable with extended periods of winds. Fall weather is usually nice and mild, a great time to beat the heat (and the crowds!).
1-7 Day Vehicle Entrance - $30.00
Admits one single, private, non-commercial vehicle and all its passengers
1-7 Day Motorcycle Entrance - $25.00
Admits one single, private, non-commercial motorcycle and its riders.
1-7 Day Individual Entrance - $15.00
Admits one individual when entering on foot or bicycle. Individuals 15 years of age and younger are admitted free.
1-7 Day Boating Entrance - $30.00
Admits one single private vessel. If a Senior Pass is presented at time of purchase, the boat entrance fee is $15.00 and good for 1-7 Days.
1-7 Day Boating Entrance additional vessel - $30.00
Admits one single private vessel on the same trailer as a vessel paying full entry fees
Glen Canyon National Recreation Area Annual Pass - $55.00
Allows unlimited entry to Glen Canyon for 12 months from date of purchase.
Glen Canyon National Recreation Area Annual Vessel Sticker - $50.00
Allows unlimited entry to Glen Canyon for one vessel for one calendar year. If a Senior Pass is presented at time of purchase, the annual vessel sticker fee is $25.
Main visitor center for Glen Canyon National Recreation Area and Rainbow Bridge National Monument. Exhibits, restrooms, bookstore, and short park movies. Tours of the dam provided by Glen Canyon Natural History Association. Tours of the Dam (928-608-6072) are $5, and as a federal power plant facility, security measures are in place. While no bags, purses, knives, weapons, or food are allowed on the tour, wallets, cameras, and clear water bottles are welcome.
Exhibits relating to geology and the human and natural history of Glen Canyon, including a life-size model of a slot canyon! Ancestral Puebloan and pioneer artifacts. Bookstore, restrooms. Located in the same building as the emergency medical clinic.
Bookstore, outdoor exhibits, and self guided walks across the historic Navajo Bridge. This is a popular spot to look for California Condors.
This center is jointly run by Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument (Bureau of Land Management), Glen Canyon National Recreation Area (National Park Service), and Dixie National Forest (Forest Service). It features outdoor exhibits focusing on trip planning and interior exhibits on the scientific research surrounding the Escalante region. Permits for hikes into Glen Canyon Wilderness must be obtained here in person. Call ahead for permit status and road conditions. 435-826-5499.
Glen Canyon National Recreation Area and Rainbow Bridge National Monument Headquarters, located in Page, Arizona. this is not a visitor center. This building is only partially open to the public, but sells passes year-round. Open weekdays 7am-4am, closed weekends and Federal Holidays. Call 928-608-6200 for more information.