Lake Powell & Glen Canyon
Encompassing over 1.2 million acres, Glen Canyon National Recreation Area (NRA) offers unparalleled opportunities for water-based & backcountry recreation. The recreation area stretches for hundreds of miles from Lees Ferry in Arizona to the Orange Cliffs of southern Utah, encompassing scenic vistas, geologic wonders, and a vast panorama of human history.
The history of Glen Canyon includes many places, both well-known and obscure. Prehistoric Indian cultures, explorers, pioneers, prospectors, river runners, and a host of other colorful characters have resided within Glen Canyon over the years.