On October 15, 1956, the first blast occurred and the construction of Glen Canyon Dam was officially underway. Before that date, the site was virtually inaccessible and construction crews were forced to drive 200 miles to cross from one side of the Glen Canyon to the other.
Lake Powell National is referred to as the "Crown Jewel" of golf in Northern Arizona. A new championship 18-hole course was built by the City of Page in 1995. Don't let the designation "public" scare you, it'
A few miles east of Page on the Navajo Reservation exists the most photographed slot canyon in northern Arizona. Over thousands of years, wind and water scoured a narrow crevice in the mesa to form a slot canyon in two sections.
Upper Antelope Canyon measures a quarter mile long and 130
An oversized yet accurate replica of the long boat used by John Wesley Powell on the Colorado River is on the front lawn of Page's only history museum. The boat was featured in the Disney Movie, "Ten Who Dared."
Within the museum, you can see sketches, photos and other memorabilia of Powell'
Rainbow Bridge is the world's largest natural bridge. The span has undoubtedly inspired people throughout time--from the neighboring American Indian tribes who consider Rainbow Bridge sacred, to the 300,000