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Page Arizona

Click for Page, Arizona ForecastBorn in 1957 as a construction camp for the mammoth Glen Canyon Dam Project, Page became a city in 1976 when signed into law by President Gerald Ford. Page was carved out of the adjacent Navajo Indian Reservation through a land trade, but the east shore of Lake Powell north to the San Juan Arm laps reservation lands.

Located in the center of canyon country, Page is just a three-hour drive to numerous national parks, monuments and tribal and state parks. Beautiful, red, slick-rock scenery surrounds Page enticing boaters, hikers, bicyclists, photographers, and sightseers.

Recreational opportunities abound- boat tours to the world's largest natural stone arch, Rainbow Bridge National Monument, the ultimate get-a-way, houseboating on 186 miles with almost two thousand miles of shoreline opportunities, overland tours to textbook examples of a slot canyon, Antelope, trout fishing below Glen Canyon Dam on the Colorado River, hiking ranging from walks to treks; a smooth water float trip between high sandstone canyon walls; scenic flights giving an overview of this immense mesa and plateau country; scuba diving through the canyons of Lake Powell; and mountain biking the pink and red sandstone slickrock bowls are but a few of the activities people enjoy. Page has an 18-hole championship golf course with incomparable views of the lake and Glen Canyon Dam in addition to the original nine-hole course started by volunteers in Page's early days.

Page Airport offers scenic and commuter flights and can accommodate larger aircraft.

Annual events, which draw visitors to this northern Arizona community just minutes from the Utah border, include bass fishing tournaments, mountain bike racing, rodeos, powwows, adventure racing, golf tournaments, craft fairs, music and dance performances, art shows and an air show with hot air balloons, vintage aircraft and monster trucks.