Stretching from the beginning of the Grand Canyon at Lees Ferry in Arizona to the Orange Cliffs of southern Utah, Glen Canyon National Recreation Area is an unparalleled location for water-based and backcountry recreation.
Glen Canyon encompasses scenic vistas, geologic wonders, and a panorama of human history. Additionally, the controversy surrounding the construction of Glen Canyon Dam and the creation of Lake Powell contributed to the birth of the modern-day environmental movement.
The park offers opportunities for boating, fishing, swimming, backcountry hiking, and four-wheel drive trips. Whether you're on your own or on a guided trip, there is something for everyone who love the outdoors at Glen Canyon.
Stay inspired—sign up for our emails, learn how to become a member, and follow us on social media to get the latest park stories.