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Page is a city of 7,600 people (2018) in northern Arizona. The city is best known for its two main attractions, Antelope Canyon and Lake Powell.


Get in[edit]

By plane[edit]

Page Municipal Airport (PGA) has non-stop service on Contour Airlines from Las Vegas Harry Reid Airport (LAS IATA) and Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport (PHX IATA). Grand Canyon Airlines has charter flights to Grand Canyon.

By car[edit]

The main road into town is US Route 89, which is predominantly north-south. US Route 89 heads south towards Flagstaff and bends northwest towards Kanab, Utah. Arizona State Route 98 comes from the southeast into the city and terminates within the city.

Get around[edit]

Map of Page


  • 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 have 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 $8; under 8: free. No camping is allowed in the park. Access is by guided tour only.
  • Antelope Canyon Park Office, +1 928 645-0268, fax: +1 928 698-3360, . The office is 3 mi (4.8 km) south of Page, Information and permits can be obtained for Water Holes Canyon and the Rainbow Bridge trails.
  • 1 Red Heritage Indigenous Entertainment Hall, 644 North Navajo Drive, Building E, +1 928-660-7216, . Native American dinner theater showcasing powwow dancing, flute playing, and live drum music.

The Horseshoe Bend[edit]

Horseshoe Bend is the name for a horseshoe-shaped meander of the Colorado River near the town of Page. The bend is locally known as "King Bend." It is 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 ft (1,300 m) above sea level and the Colorado River is at 3,200 ft (980 m) above sea level making it a breathtaking 1,000 ft (300 m) drop.

Glen Canyon Dam[edit]

Glen Canyon Dam is the second highest dam in the country, at 710 ft (220 m). 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.


  • 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 a 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, . Summer 8AM-5PM; winter 9AM-3PM. 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). You are required to bring a DSLR/SLR/Mirrorless with a tripod for this tour.
      $8 + $20/$42.
  • 1 American Aviation, 238 10th Avenue (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 included. Air tours from Page over Monument Valley include all of the above plus all the monument of Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park. Duration: about 90 minutes. starting at US $160 per person (tax included).



  • 1 Big John's Texas BBQ, 153 S Lake Powell Blvd, +1 928-645-3300. W-Su 11AM-9PM. Former gas station converted into tasty slow-cooked barbecue joint.
  • 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 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.


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

  • The Bowl, 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.





  • 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.

Stay safe[edit]

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

Go next[edit]

Nearby places:

Further afield, more than 3-hour drive:

Routes through Page
KanabGlen Canyon N.R.A.  W  S  CameronFlagstaff
END  NW  SE  END Junction SW NE

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