A paved road snakes by sandstone bluffs and cliffs
The drives are often long, but always scenic


Glen Canyon National Recreation Area is a big place, with land in two states and many points of entry. Familiarize yourself with the park map. Then check out the different ways to reach specific sites.


By Boat

Lake Powell: The only form of transportation between marinas and in the backcountry of Lake Powell is by boat.

Dangling Rope, UT: This marina is accessible only by boat, at buoy 42.

By Car

Wahweap, AZ: Three miles north of Page, AZ on Highway 89 is the south entrance, and eight miles south of Big Water, Utah is the north entrance to the Wahweap district of Glen Canyon National Recreation Area. In-park shuttle service is available at Wahweap.

Antelope Point, AZ: Three miles east of Page on Highway 98, turn north on BIA Hwy N22B to Antelope Point Marina and/or Antelope Point public launch ramp. Antelope Point Marina provides shuttle service.

Lees Ferry and Navajo Bridge Interpretive Center, AZ: Located on Highway 89A 45 miles southwest of Page Arizona and 62 miles southeast of the North Rim of Grand Canyon National Park. Lees Ferry is located seven miles down the Lees Ferry road from Navajo Bridge Interpretive Center.

Lone Rock Beach, UT: Two miles south of Big Water, UT or 12 miles north of Page, AZ at the Utah/Arizona border on Hwy 89 is the entrance to Lone Rock Beach. There is limited hard-surfaced road, with the majority of access to Lake Powell on sandy roads or beach.

Bullfrog, UT: The Bullfrog Visitor Center is located on Utah Highway 276. Ferry Service is provided by the state of Utah from Bullfrog to Halls Crossing. In-park shuttle service is available at Bullfrog.

Halls Crossing, UT: Halls Crossing is reached by Utah Highway 276. Ferry Service is provided by the state of Utah from Halls Crossing to Bullfrog. In-park shuttle service is available at Halls Crossing.

Operating hours of the Charles Hall Ferry, which runs between Halls Crossing and Bullfrog, change throughout the year. For more information on the ferry, you can call UDOT in state at 511 or out of state at 1-866-511-UTAH or visit the UDOT website.

Hite, UT: Hite is located just off Utah Highway 95; approximately 50 miles southwest of Hanksville, UT or 80 miles northwest of Blanding, UT. At this time the Hite Main ramps are open. They are gravel, so launch at your own risk.

By Plane

The City of Page is served by a commercial airline. The airport's code letters are PGA. Charter flights are available from Page and Salt Lake City to other areas on the lake. Bullfrog, Hite and Escalante all have landing strips. Cal Black Memorial Airport is located approximately 10 miles (16 km) from Halls Crossing. Rental cars are available at the Page Airport.

Public Transportation

Public transportation is available in the Page-Wahweap-Antelope Point areas courtesy of the Helping Hands Agency. Call 928-645-9596 or visit their Helping Hands website for routes and schedules.


Travel Times

Times within and around the park are estimates and will vary.

From Page, AZ one-way…
To Lees Ferry:
43 miles by road, 45 minutes
To Wahweap: 5 miles by road, 10 minutes
To Antelope Point: 13 miles by road, 20 minutes
To Rainbow Bridge National Monument: 50 miles by water, 2.5 hours
To Bullfrog, UT: 286 miles by road, 5 hours; 100 miles by water, 4 hours
To Halls Crossing, UT: 230 miles by road, 4 hours; water travel similar to Bullfrog
To Escalante, UT: 194 miles by road, 3.5 hours
To Hite, UT: 226 miles by road, 4 hours

Last updated: October 12, 2018

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

PO Box 1507
Page, AZ 86040


(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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