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Glen Canyon Dam

Tonalea Coconino County, AZ 86040
+1 928-608-6068
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The controversial dam that was built to create Lake Powell.
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Tonalea Coconino County, AZ 86040
+1 928-608-6068
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Not very popular but really worth to visit it form the inside and feel and see this gigantic construction from the inside. Go to the tourist information center and ask about the tours, they organize it quite often and it costs only 10 USD. The...More

Thank siomikas
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Situated 30 km from Collie,sw Australia, you can enjoy campfires, water skiing, wind surfing and sailing at Glen Mervyn dam.

3  Thank Inam k
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We just had a quick stop to stretch our legs. Perfect for everyone: educational, hands-on displays, an interesting outdoor area with views for some walking, clean bathrooms.

1  Thank ukusa2155
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Could not see Hoover Dam but seeing Glen Canyon Dam probably minimised the regret. It's an engineering marvel , beautiful views and surroundings. You can park the car before bridge and can walk at the bridge to see the Dam.

Thank Anand1351
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We arrived in Page early this morning and stopped here for a tour. The visitors center has a neat museum. We really learned a lot about the area and the building and maintenance of the dam. Our tour guide was very knowledgeable. It was an...More

Thank Barbara R
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Interesting up close view of an important project. The tour of the dam was very interesting and worth the reasonable cost. It does involve about one half mile of easy walking. The visitors center offers great views of the dam and bridge.

Thank Tom1925
Reviewed 27 August 2017

We took the guided tour to Glen Canyon Dam and enjoyed it. It was interesting to see how a power station looks and works and to understand the purpose of reservoirs and dams It was also a cool place to stay on a very hot...More

Thank Yair K
Reviewed 20 August 2017

A great place to stop and stretch with an unbeatable view of the reservoir. The guided tour, although not as extensive as Hoover Dam, is still nice. Going down to the base of the dam inside the thick concrete is a cool experience, literally, goes...More

Thank JeffreyHanley
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

Amazing views of Lake Powell, Glen Canyon Dam and Bridge and sweeping red rock vistas. In depth tour of the dam - going from the top, all the way to the bottom into the electricity generation plant. The kids had fun and were very interested.

Thank D S
Reviewed 22 July 2017

Our troop went on a Summer Adventure and decided to do tent camping on this trip through the National Parks in Arizona. One of our stops was the Glen Canyon National Recreation Area. During our three days here, we decided to take a tour of...More

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27 August 2017|
Response from LanceD49 | Reviewed this property |
The question is not really clear but you cannot drive on the dam itself. There is a bridge across the Colorado River just below the dam. It has a pedestrian walkway as well as lanes for cars/trucks. If you take the Dam... More
2 March 2017|
Response from Sherry P | Reviewed this property |
yes...they can. Inexpensive....maybe $5. There was construction going on last fall so you could not go down into dam. Was still a good tour.
Tanz R
7 November 2016|
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Response from Mel_elbay | Reviewed this property |
You don't have to book any tour, or pay any money to walk on the bridge, look around the Dam and take photos . Just make sure you have a hat, cold water bottle, as the sun is very strong. And enjoy . :-)