Glen Canyon Dam & Bridge
The Glen Canyon Dam was completed in 1964 to tame the Colorado River and create Lake Powell (which took 17 years to fill). The dam was designed to provide recreation, store water, and harness electrical power. The visitor center provides incredible information about the history and construction of the dam and even provides tours through the dam! Don’t miss out on this family-friendly attraction while you’re in Page.
Address: Glen Canyon Dam, US-89, Page, AZ 86040
- The Glen Canyon Bridge is walkable and is .5 miles round trip. It is very popular for walking and you will likely encounter other visitors. The views from the bridge are phenomenal.
- Dogs are welcome on the bridge and must be on a leash.
- The paved bridge is wheelchair accessible, stroller-friendly, and kid-friendly.
- The Carl Hayden Visitor Center is located at the dam and offers extensive information about the history and construction of the dam. There are exhibits about local geology, history of the Anasazi, and contains a life-size model of a slot canyon.
- The visitor center has a restroom and bookstore. This attraction is perfect for families!
- The visitor center offers 45-minute tours of the dam for $5 per person.