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Page is a city in northern Arizona. The city is best known for its two main attractions, Antelope Canyon and Lake Powell.

Warning: Although the canyons are beautiful, they can sometimes be dangerous. In 1997 a flash flood swept into Lower Antelope Canyon and killed 12 hikers.

Understand[edit]

Get in[edit]

Page Municipal Airport has non-stop service on Great Lakes Airlines to Denver airport and Phoenix.

Get around[edit]

Map of Page

See[edit]

  • Lake Powell, is a destination "hot-spot" with its breathtaking scenery and welcoming environment. The lake caters to every traveler with secluded spots for relaxation and camping and deeper waters for boating, tubing, and jet-skiing. Lake Powell is also a gateway to many world-famous attractions such as Rainbow Bridge in Utah.

Antelope Canyon and Lake Powell Navajo Tribal Park[edit]

Antelope Canyon

Antelope Canyon is a "slot canyon", a narrow chasm in erosions in sandstone. Years of water and sand has rounded the edges to form curves and flowing shapes in the rock. Photographers love the beauty and unique shapes and lighting conditions of the canyons. Flash flooding still occurs in the canyon and may, at times, result in up to several months of closing. Since 1997 the area has been accessible only by permit as it is now a Navajo Tribal Park.

  • Entrance Station Hours, Coppermine Rd. (Navajo Route 20). Summer (March-Oct) 8AM-5PM. Station is closed Nov - Feb, but Lower and Upper Antelope Canyon are both open. Office Hours M-F 8AM-5PM. Entry Fees: Adults $6; under 8: free. No camping is allowed in the park. Access is by guided tour only.
  • Antelope Canyon Park Office, +1 928 698-2808, fax: +1 928 698-3360, . The office is located three miles south of Page, Information and permits can be obtained for Water Holes Canyon and the Rainbow Bridge trails.
  • Navajo Village Heritage Center, 1253 Coppermine Rd, +1 928 660-0304.

The Horseshoe Bend[edit]

Horseshoe Bend is the name for a horseshoe-shaped meander of the Colorado River located near the town of Page, Arizona, in the United States. The bend is locally known as "King Bend." It is located slightly downstream from the Glen Canyon Dam and Lake Powell within Glen Canyon National Recreation Area, about four miles or 6 km south of Page. Accessible via a ¾-mile (1.2 km) hike from U.S. Route 89, it can be viewed from the steep cliff above. According to Google terrain maps, the overlook is 4,200 feet above sea level and the Colorado River is at 3,200 feet above sea level making it a breathtaking 1,000 foot drop

Glen Canyon Dam[edit]

Glen Canyon Dam is the second highest dam in the country. The visitor's center, with several exhibits and interesting views, is right off of road right next to the bridge over the river. There is a guided tour of the Dam, unlike most other dams. You enter the tour by descending to the top of the dam. You then descend through the dam and see the Colorado river and finally the generator room.

Do[edit]

  • Colorado River Raft Float - from Glen Canyon Dam to Lees Ferry. A 3-hour or so float offered by Colorado River Discovery.
  • Boat tours of Lake Powell
  • Kayak rentals available for Lake Powell
  • Photography
  • Upper Antelope Canyon. A slot canyon with partially closed top. Entrance Fee $8 plus compulsory tour fee $25.
  • Lower Antelope Canyon. A slot canyon with a more open top, so pictures come out better than in the upper Antelope Canyon. Entrance is only through a guided tour (see Ken's Tours, below).
    • 1 Ken's Tours (Go 2 miles east of Page on Highway 98. At the entrance to Upper Antelope Canyon, turn left onto Antelope Point Rd (N22B). Drive ¼-mile and you will see a big sign on the left that reads “Ken’s Tours.”), +1 928 606-2168, . 8AM-5PM (Summer); 9AM-3PM (Winter). Tribal law requires all visitors to be guided into the canyon, so booking a reservation with Ken's Tours is the only way to see Lower Antelope Canyon. The regular tour is $20 plus an $8 Navajo Parks Fee to be paid at the entrance.
      There is also a 2-hour "Photographer Tour" that costs $42 (plus the $8 parks fee). Note that you are required to bring a DSLR/SLR/Mirrorless with a tripod for this tour.
      $8 + $20/$42.
  • 1 Scenic Air Tours over Lake Powell, Horseshoe Bend, Reflection Canyon, Monument Valley ... with American Aviation, 238 10th Avenue, Page, AZ 86040 (On the corner of Sage Ave and 10th Ave in the main terminal of Page Municipal Airport), +1-928-608-1060, toll-free: +1-866-525-3247, . Sunrise - Sunset. Scenic flights over Lake Powell with American Aviation are a great way to get an idea of the vast area Lake Powell covers. Horseshoe Bend, Glen Canyon Dam, and the Sleeping Indian are of course included as well.
    Air Tours from Page over Monument Valley include all of the above plus all the monument of Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park. Duration: approx 90 minutes
    Have you heard of Reflection Canyon? See it from the air - at the perfect time of day.
    starting at US $160.00 per person (tax included).

Buy[edit]

Eat[edit]

  • Mexican Fiesta Restaurant. Has good Mexican food even though it is a chain.
  • Starlite Restaurant, 46 South Lake Powell Blvd, +1 928 645-3620. The Starlite serves both American and Chinese food and has been in business for over 30 years in Page.
  • Slackers, 635 Elm St, +1 928 645-5267. Good ole fashioned burger joint.
  • El Tapatio, Lake Powell Blvd. Very good Mexican restaurant with outdoor patio.

Drink[edit]

There is an abundance of bars and drinking places in Page, mostly along South Lake Powell Blvd. Here are a few and their specialties.

  • Bowzer's Sports Bar, 24 N Lake Powell Blvd, +1 928 645-2682. Typical sports bar with bar food.
  • Dam Bar & Grille, 644 N Navajo Dr, +1 928 645-2161. This is a warehouse-themed bar and restaurant that is beautifully decorated. Many say it's the best around.

Sleep[edit]

Hotels[edit]

Camping[edit]

Connect[edit]

  • Page Public Library has free WiFi available in an excellent facility and a great setting. Pick up logon specifics at the main desk. Located at 479 South Lake Powell Blvd.

Go next[edit]

  • Lees Ferry - a historic crossing-place of the Colorado, about an hour from Page on Rte 89 Alt. Hike up the Paria River Valley, look for condors from the Navajo Bridge and stay at a nice campground overlooking the River ($12).

Nearby places (3+ hour drive:)

Routes through Page
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