Glen Canyon National Recreation Area

Glen Canyon National Recreation Area

Preservation of Glen Canyon

Leave No Trace

Do your part to ensure that Glen Canyon National Recreation Area survives and thrives in the future.  • In addition to packing out all solid human waste, dispose of "gray water" at pump-out stations. • Manually remove solid food scraps and pack them out, rather than rinsing them from your dishes. • ...

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Preserving the Park

By understanding and protecting the fragile natural and cultural resources of Glen Canyon, you can help preserve the park for the future. Historic and Archeological Sites Glen Canyon's prehistoric Indian ruins and remains of 19th-century settler and mining activities are protected by the NPS under law. You are invited to visit ...

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Clean Water

Clean water is one of Lake Powell's most valuable resources. Because Glen Canyon National Recreation Area attracts nearly 2 million visitors each year, the threat of pollution is a constant concern. The disposal of human (and pet) waste is a primary problem. Lake water is monitored for bacterial levels ...

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Zebra Mussel Threat

  Zebra mussels are a real and imminent threat to many Western waters: they damage boat engines, threaten native fish and wildlife and cost taxpayers by clogging power plant and public water intakes and pipes. The primary way zebra mussels spread westward is on trailered boats—and a boat that has ...

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