Best lake trails in Glen Canyon National Recreation Area, Utah

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Explore the most popular lake trails in Glen Canyon National Recreation Area with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers and nature lovers like you.
Map of lake trails in Glen Canyon National Recreation Area, Utah
Park information
Acreage:
99,999,999 acres
Park hours
Monday
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday
Sunday
Contact
(928) 608-6200
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Top trails (6)
#1 - Alstrom Point
Glen Canyon National Recreation Area
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Length: 26.1 mi • Est. 11 h 50 m
#2 - Coyote Gulch Trail
Glen Canyon National Recreation Area
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Length: 16.9 mi • Est. 8 h 41 m
#3 - Hole in the Rock Trail
Glen Canyon National Recreation Area
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Length: 0.6 mi • Est. 24 m
A short, steep hike to Lake Powell at the end of Hole In The Rock Road, a 55 mile 4WD road. This follows the trail of the San Juan Mission of Mormon Settlers in 1879.Show more
#4 - Hole-in-the-Rock OHV Road
Glen Canyon National Recreation Area
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Length: 55.8 mi
This scenic drive (one way) follows the general route of of the original Hole-in-the-Rock Expedition. Most of the road on BLM land is passable to high-clearance, two-wheel drive vehicles in dry weather. The last few miles within Glen Canyon are best travelled by foot, bicycle, or 4X4Show more
#5 - Ressurection Canyon
Glen Canyon National Recreation Area
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Length: 3.9 mi • Est. 1 h 51 m
#6 - Crosby Canyon
Glen Canyon National Recreation Area
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Length: 5.1 mi
Rough dirt road let’s you drive down to the shore of the lake through a winding canyon. Lake access is sandy/rocky beaches with huge cliffs around you in all directions.Show more