Guided Tours

Glen Canyon Dam and bridge viewed from the Colorado River between tall sandstone canyon walls
Glen Canyon Dam


Tours of Glen Canyon Dam

Following guidance from the White House, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and state and local public health authorities, the dam is closed to the public. For more information about Glen Canyon Dam, please visit the US Bureau of Reclamation.

Group of people at marina loading onto a large boat with open roof deck
Load up and enjoy a ride on Lake Powell

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Boat Tours on Lake Powell

Lake Powell Resorts and Marinas • 800-528-6154
Multiple boat tour options departing from Wahweap Marina

Lake Powell Northlake Special Charters
Boat tours of the upper Lake Powell area

Antelope Point Marina • 928-645-5900
Multiple boat tour and charter options departing from Antelope Point Marina

Smiling riders brace themselves for splashing water as they ride aboard a motorized raft
Float down the Colorado for an inside view of the canyon


Smooth Water Raft Tour

Wilderness River Adventures
Smooth water float trips on the Colorado River from the Glen Canyon Dam to Lees Ferry.


Many More Guided Services

The National Park Service requires specific authorizations for commercial businesses to operate in national parks. If you're interested in providing a service in Glen Canyon, read more about doing business with us.

Approved companies provide a variety of services and tours inside Glen Canyon, on the lake, on the river, and by land, including:

Paddlecraft Services:

Fishing Guides:

Guided Hiking:

Guided Photography Services:

Guided Land Tours by Vehicle:

Guided Water-based Instruction:

We apologize for any inconvenience; we kindly remind all clients of Commercial Use Authorization (CUA) Permit Holders that pets are not allowed on any CUA Trips. This policy is to protect the health and safety of all people in the area, as well as animals themselves.

It is important to abide by these rules, as animals are unpredictable and can cause harm to other individuals. It is also important to note that this rule applies to any kind of animals, such as domestic pets, wild animals, and exotic pets; excluded are service animals.

Definition of Service Animal: A service animal means any dog or miniature horse that is individually trained to do work or perform tasks for the benefit of an individual with a disability, including a physical, sensory, psychiatric, intellectual, or other mental disability. The service animals may accompany visitors with disabilities in areas of Glen Canyon open to the public.

aerial view of lake and sandstone
See Lake Powell from the sky


Air Tours Over Glen Canyon

The following companies offer air tours over Glen Canyon National Recreation Area. They are not authorized to land inside park boundaries or fly under Rainbow Bridge National Monument.

Grand Canyon Scenic Airlines800-634-6801
Departs Las Vegas NV or Page AZ. Offers scenic flights/land tours over Antelope Canyon, Horseshoe Bend, Lake Powell, Rainbow Bridge. Multi-night, multi tour opportunities.

Redtail Air435-259-7421
Departs Moab UT. Offers scenic flights over Canyonlands, Arches, and Monument Valley. Can shuttle rafters from Hite to multiple locations. Custom rides available.

Southwest Safaris800-842-4246
Departs Santa Fe NM. Offers air/land tours in the Four Corners area.

Grand Canyon Airlines866-235-9422
Departs Page AZ. Offers scenic flights over Horseshoe Bend, Lake Powell, and Rainbow Bridge. Offers air/land tours for Antelope Canyon, Tower Butte.

Maverick Helicopters888-261-4414
Departs Las Vegas NV, Henderson NV, Grand Canyon AZ. Offers air/land tours over Grand Canyon and Four Corners region.

Papillon Airways888-635-7272
Departs Page AZ, Grand Canyon AZ, Phoenix AZ, Las Vegas NV. Offers helicopter/plane tours over Lake Powell, Horseshoe Bend, Rainbow Bridge. Offers air/land tours for Antelope Canyon, Tower Butte.

Westwind Aviation888-869-0866
Departs Page AZ, Flagstaff AZ, Sedona AZ, Grand Canyon AZ, Phoenix AZ. Offers flights over Lake Powell, Horseshoe Bend, and Rainbow Bridge.


All Other Guided Services

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    Guided Services

    Check here for a full listing of Guided Services permitted to operate in Glen Canyon.

  • Three small boats beached during sunset

    These companies are authorized to operate inside Glen Canyon National Recreation Area

  • Multicolored kayaks in and out of the shadows on the lake.
    Commercial Use Authorizations

    These businesses provide certain commercial services not typically provided by the concessioners within park boundaries

Last updated: January 9, 2024

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Contact Info

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. If you are having an emergency, call 911 or hail National Park Service on Marine Band 16.

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