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Glen Canyon National Recreation Area

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Region that offers excellent opportunities for water-based and backcountry...

Region that offers excellent opportunities for water-based and backcountry recreation with scenic vistas and geological wonders.

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Glen Canyon National

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... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 October 2016
joanadventure
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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4 of 5 bubbles 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 on Glen Canyon ...

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Durham, North Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles 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!

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles 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!

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Montville, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles 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 like the Green River. People swim in the Colorado River but 45-55 degree F is... More 

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Marina, California
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5 of 5 bubbles 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 before in the Summer but the traffic can be quite annoying with tourists stopping in... More 

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Pueblo, Colorado
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1 of 5 bubbles 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 the area with the sole purpose of crossing the lake to motorcycle through Capitol Reef.... More 

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Melbourne - Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles 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 other. Would suggest you take lunch and picnic.

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Las Vegas, NV
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4 of 5 bubbles 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 Utah, A National Parks Pass/entry fee is required to get down to the lake area... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles 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.

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London, UK
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 April 2012

I drove through what is a miniscule part of the GCNRA on my journey south east on Highway 95 from Capitol Reef NP to Natural Bridges NM, and beyond, as part of my month-long tour of the Utah/Arizona natural attractions last year. The opening of the terrain in front of you, from what is for some 40 miles a lengthy,... More 

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