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Glen Canyon National Recreation Area

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Address: 691 Scenic View Drive, Page, AZ 86040
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The beautiful park surrounding the immense Lake Powell.

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Beautiful Scenery and a nice place for a walk

My husband and I took our small dog and walked around on a wonderful day. The lake is amazing and I took beautiful pictures. They even have a resort and offer boat rides. Very... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
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Chandler, Arizona
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Chandler, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My husband and I took our small dog and walked around on a wonderful day. The lake is amazing and I took beautiful pictures. They even have a resort and offer boat rides. Very relaxing.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This area has so much to do. We did a rafting trip from the dam on Thanksgiving day and it was so peaceful & beautiful. Horseshoe Bend is also a breathtaking sight and worth the short hike from the road. Nothing beats Antelope Canyon, which is very close by. There's so many incredible sights around Page AZ that I would... More 

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Greater Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You cannot beat the scenery around Page and Glen Canyon as it is some of the best in the world. You can drive alongside Glen Canyon and admire the red rock canyons and scenery. Also take a boat trip on Lake Powell and if you have the time go to Rainbow Bridge.

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Redwood Falls, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were directed to Lone Rock Beach by the clerk at the hotel were we were staying. Really glad we went, I could see how in the spring-summer months, this would be an extremely popular destination. We were happy to be there in February, as there were no crowds, but there were a few campers on the sand. We took... More 

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Traverse City, Michigan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 January 2017

As someone who always wanted to give Lake Powell an extended visit...and someone who has only recently scratched the surface...i see the current beauty but also GET what was lost. Wish i had more time to check out the re-emerging side canyons, ruins and other treasures due to low water levels. All in all, it's worth a visit while keeping... More 

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Columbia, Tennessee
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

There were a few nice scenic spots in this area. From the parking lot at the dam, there are walkways across the bridge. From the bridge, you can look down onto the Colorado River. If you drive past the dam and up the hill, there is a parking area with a great view of Lake Powell. The dam also offers... More 

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Concord, California
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017

Suitable for boating and fishing (and camping), this place was deserted during Christmas week. Loved peace and quiet on a tiny beach by Colorado river.

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Long Beach, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

I basically drove through the recreation area and made only 1 stop. The dam is nice to see up close otherwise not much activity to do.

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016

Granted it's not Hoover Dam, but it's a pretty nice place if you are in the area. The tour guide Paul was excellent. He is knowledgeable about the area and explained Lake Powell and Glen Canyon well.

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Buckeye, Arizona
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 December 2016

Glen Canyon and Glen Canyon Dam overlook offer beautiful views. It is located in Page Arizona, close to Antelope Canyon, so it makes sense to stop by Glen Canyon if you go to Antelope Canyon. Make sure you get out of the car and walk a couple hundred yards to get a better view and awesome pictures.

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