Q: Where is the Visitor Center?
A: The John Wesley Powell Museum at 6 North Lake Powell Blvd. in Page is also the Visitor Center. You can get information on local activities, tours, and ask questions. There is also the Carl Hayden Visitor Center for the Glen Canyon Dam on Highway 89. They have exhibits, tours of the dam, and short films that play throughout the day.
Q: How to get to Antelope Canyon? Do you have to go in with a tour? When is the best time of day to go?
A: Antelope Canyon is the first canyon of Lake Powell. It is located east of the city of Page off of Highway 98. Antelope Canyon is a Navajo Tribal Park. You must go in with a tour company. There are tour companies in Page or on Highway 98 that will take you to the Upper Antelope Canyon. To go to the Lower Antelope Canyon, you would turn on to Antelope Point Marina Road, also called Navajo N222. You will find two companies that will take you through the lower canyon. Antelope Canyon is a unique and beautiful sandstone sculpture. A bright sunny day is your best time to take a tour. During the months of April through September you might see the light beams that can be seen mid-day.
Q: How do you get to Horseshoe Bend?
A: Horseshoe Bend is located on Highway 89 south of Page. There is a sign and a parking area. Take the sandy and rocky trail ¾ mile to the rim of the canyon to see the view of the bend on the Colorado River. Don't forget your water.
Q: What can we do at Lake Powell? Do we have to pay an entrance fee?
A: A day at Lake Powell can include swimming, beach walking, fishing, boating, kayaking and paddle boarding. You can take various tours or rent boats and go exploring through the many canyons of the lake. Lake Powell is located in the Glen Canyon National Recreation Area. You pay a fee at the entrance gate or show a National Park Pass.
Q: Where can we camp?
A: There are tent and RV spaces at Wahweap Marina, primitive camping available at Lone Rock Beach on Highway 89 to the north of Page, and the Page/Lake Powell campground on Coppermine Road is an option for in town camping.
Q: Where can we swim?
A: Lone Rock Beach, Antelope Canyon Beach, Wahweap Marina, The Chains (adventure swimming).
Q: Where can we hike?
A: You can get a list of local hikes from the Powell Museum and Visitor Center. Some of the trails that people enjoy are the Rim Trail, the Hanging Gardens Trail and the Chains area.
Q: What can we do at night? Where should we eat?
A: You will find evening entertainment at some of the local restaurants featuring live music or Navajo dancers. Page has a number of restaurants offering a variety of cuisines, American, Navajo, Mexican, Italian, Japanese, Thai, Chinese and BBQ. We also have a movie theater and bowling alley. We have a local lecture series that has monthly talks. The Wahweap campground has ranger programs at their amphitheater during the summer months.