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Glen Canyon National Recreation Area

#600 of 1,139 things to do in Utah
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Attractive area of southern Utah along Scenic Route 95

We recently transected an area of the Glen Canyon Recreation Area along Scenic Route 95 and very... read more

Reviewed 23 June 2017
Hong Kong, China
Glen Canyon National

This is a place to stop and visit the information center. I got my injuries when fell @ Bryce... read more

Reviewed 4 October 2016
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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Region that offers excellent opportunities for water-based and backcountry recreation with scenic vistas and geological wonders.
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Reviewed 23 June 2017

We recently transected an area of the Glen Canyon Recreation Area along Scenic Route 95 and very much enjoyed the scenery in this area of southern Utah. Along Utah Route 95 south of Hanksville, you eventually enter the Glen Canyon Recreation Area near Lake Powell...More

Thank BradJill
Reviewed 4 October 2016

This is a place to stop and visit the information center. I got my injuries when fell @ Bryce Canyon and the information center give me bandage. Go check out the dam visitor center and get some beautiful photos. If you've time can check out...More

1  Thank joanadventure
Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

Very nice stop asking Scenic Byway 12. There is a nice stop to take beautiful vista pictures (attached). The stretch through Glen Canyon Rec Area is short on 12 ... You will not have any problem finding the stop!

2  Thank 150hotelnightsayear
Reviewed 18 July 2015 via mobile

great morning at the dam visitor centre. free entry with films and exhibits. good viewpoints and foto ops. my young son loved doing the ranger program too!

Thank sanoguy
Reviewed 14 March 2015

Glen Canyon National Recreation Area is 1.2 million acres of gorgeous land formations. It runs from Lee's Ferry. Arizona to the Orange Cliffs of Utah. It is at the center of the Colorado Plateau. The Colorado River passes through as well as it's many tributaries...More

3  Thank duck8to
Reviewed 11 January 2015

From Hall's Ferry at Lake Powell we were traveling to Capitol Reef and passed through Glen Canyon. We completely enjoyed the scenery and the lack of traffic. We only saw 4 cars coming the other direction. The scenery is magnificent. We have traveled through here...More

1  Thank DeniSandi
Reviewed 11 August 2014 via mobile

If you are planning a trip around getting across the lake by ferry, don't bother going here. We came to Hall Crossing from Natural Bridges. At no point was there any signs saying the ferry was broken. We even paid the $15 to get in...More

2  Thank Angela T
Reviewed 25 September 2013 via mobile

Drove down to Bullfrog and Lake Powell, the park offers a huge marina, boat rentals, storage areas, campground, beaches, stores although a little limited and even a school. Take time to look at the beautiful cliffs that surround the lake, it's a lake like no...More

1  Thank Wardies4
Reviewed 6 September 2013

On a recent visit had planned on driving many of the dirt roads around Capitol Reef but rainstorms made that ill advisable so decided to drive this route since it was paved instead, Drove entire length of Rte 276 coming off of Rte 95 in...More

1  Thank Meezermeister
Reviewed 9 August 2013

A great drive which we came upon by accident, the scenery is stunning and I would go so far as to say better then monument valley, there is no fee.

Thank mutleydoggy
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