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Lake Powel Web Cams Lake Powell and the Glen Canyon National Recreation Area offers unparalleled opportunities for water-based & backcountry recreation. The recreation area stretches for hundreds of miles from Lees Ferry in Arizona to the Orange Cliffs of southern Utah, encompassing scenic vistas, geologic wonders, and a panorama of human history.

Human footsteps have covered Glen Canyon for thousands of years. Beginning with ancient paleo-Indian cultures in archaic times, history has woven a rich and varied tapestry of human experience. In all cases, the land and the people's reaction to it is an integral part of Glen Canyon's cultural landscape.

Glen Canyon Dam was constructed and is operated by the Bureau of Reclamation, an agency within the Department of Interior. The controversy surrounding the construction of the dam is often cited as the beginning of the modern-day environmental movement.

Lake Powell and the Glen Canyon NRA offers numerous opportunities for both water-based and backcountry recreation. Click on the appropriate activity listed below to find out further information.