Fees & Passes

Lake, landscape, flowers
Image selected for 2019 Glen Canyon Annual Pass

NPS / Clinton Talley

Attention All Photographers: Want a chance for your photo to be on our annual pass? Enter our photo contest!
  • When: Photos must be taken between January 1st, 2019 and September 2, 2019 and contest entries are accepted from May 27, 2019 (Memorial Day) to September 3, 2019 (Labor Day). Winners will be announced on October 27, 2019.
  • How: Submit photos to GLCA_Fees@nps.gov. Only submit photos that you have taken yourself. Submitted photos must be .jpg, 25 mb or smaller with as high a resolution (300 DPI preferred) as possible. Contact us for Official Rules.
  • Judging: Photos will be judged by originality, artistic composition, technical quality, photographic technique and whether the photograph showcases Glen Canyon National Recreation Area.
  • Why: We are looking for the official photo that will be featured on the Glen Canyon National Recreation Area 2019 Annual Pass.
  • Who’s Eligible to Enter: Legal residents of the 50 United States or foreign travelers who are amateur photographers with less than 20% of total income from photography that submit a photo taken by himself/herself are eligible to enter. Parent/legal guardian also eligible to submit if photographer is under 18.
  • What not to do: Alter or manipulate photos except for minimal cropping, red eye removal and/or adjustment of contrast, brightness or saturation. Do not break any laws or rules of federal lands; take photos of anything inappropriate, indecent or obscene, or of watermarks or logos.

Read about Glen Canyon National Recreation Area's fee increases on June 1, 2018.


Entrance Fees - Weekly

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


Entrance Fees - Annual Passes


Fee-Free Days 2019

All National Park Service sites that charge an entrance fee will offer free admission to everyone on these fee-free days:


Tour Groups

Commercial Tour Fees

Fees are assessed based on the passenger capacity of the vehicle.

  • Sedan 1-6 people: $25 + $7 per person
  • Van or bus 7-25 people: $40
  • Motor coach 26+ people: $100

Academic Fee Waiver

Schools and other bona fide academic institutions conducting non-commercial educational outings may request an Academic Fee Waiver for Glen Canyon National Recreation Area.

Special Park Uses

Some activities require a special use permit. Examples include commercial photography and filming, fishing tournaments, weddings and other large group gatherings, and 1st Amendment activities (public assemblies, demonstrations, etc.). To find out more, visit our special use permit page.


Charles Hall Ferry

Entrance fees do not include ferry charges. For more information on the ferry between Halls Crossing and Bullfrog, call the Utah Department of Transportation in state at 511 or out of state at 1-866-511-UTAH, or visit the UDOT website.


Camping Fees

Glen Canyon offers developed campgrounds, primitive campgrounds and beach camping. Details about each campground are available.

Lees Ferry Campground

  • $20 per night per site
  • No reservations: Sites are first come, first served
  • Cost of park admission is not included in the camping fee
  • 55 developed sites without hookups

Stanton Creek, Hite, Farley Canyon, and Dirty Devil

  • $12 Per night per vehicle
  • No reservations: Sites are first come, first served
  • Cost of park admission is not included in the camping fee
  • Primitive camping

Lone Rock Beach

  • $14 per night per vehicle
  • No reservations: Sites are first come, first served
  • Cost of park admission is not included in the camping fee
  • Beach camping area
  • Facilities may be closed in the off season

Glen Canyon NRA Backcountry (Including the Lake Powell Shoreline)

  • No camping fee is required
  • No reservations: Sites are first come, first served
  • Primitive camping

Camping is limited to 14 consecutive days and 30 days total per season. No camping is permitted at Rainbow Bridge National Monument.

Camping is not subject to fee waivers. A 50 percent discount applies to holders of the Senior or Access Pass. The holder of the pass must occupy the discounted site.

Note: Additional developed campgrounds, operated by Lake Powell Resorts & Marinas, are available at Wahweap, Bullfrog, and Halls Crossing. For details and rates, call 1-800-528-6154.

Backcountry camping in the Orange Cliffs area of Glen Canyon requires a backcountry permit from Canyonlands National Park

Last updated: July 17, 2019

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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