Category Archives: Lake Powell Info

Change in Entrance Fees for Lake Powell and National Parks April 12, 2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 12, 2018 Contact: Mary Plumb, 928-608-6202 (Office); 786-385-0076 (Mobile) Glen Canyon National Recreation Area Changes Entrance Fee to Address Infrastructure Needs & Improve Visitor Experience GLEN CANYON NATIONAL RECREATION AREA, Arizona/Utah – The National Park Service (NPS) announced today that Glen Canyon National Recreation Area will modify its entrance fees to provide additional funding for infrastructure and maintenance needs to enhance the visitor experience. Effective June 1, 2018, the entrance fees to the park will be $30 per vehicle or $25 Read More +

Lake Powell Fishing by Wayne Gustaveson March 4, 2016 & Glen Canyon Water Levels

Lake Powell Fish Report – March 4, 2016 Lake Elevation: 3594 Water Temperature: 51-55 F By: Wayne Gustaveson March is coming in like a kitten, at least until the weekend when the temperature drops and a winter storm snows and blows. The Lake can certainly use more the moisture.  Fishing in the spring is always better during warming periods.  Here is what to expect when the next storm blows out and weather warms once more. Largemouth bass warm up and get a lot friendlier when Read More +

Lake Powell Fishing Spring Forecast 2016 from Wayne Gustaveson

Lake Powell Spring Forecast 2016 Lake Powell sportfish were warm and happy when tucked in for the winter in 2015.  Shad production has been at peak levels for the past two summer seasons.  Gizzard shad dependably produce a consistent number of offspring, but in 2014 – 2015, threadfin shad, were produced in record numbers. Stripers, bass and walleye absolutely “love” threadfin shad.  The shad boom came at just the right time for an aging striper population comprised of old stripers that were worn out from Read More +

Lake Powell Entrance Fees May 2015

From Glen Canyon During the public comment period, the park received 34 formal comments. While the majority of comments supported an increase, some people felt that the originally proposed increase was too high. In response to public comments, the park modified the proposal to reduce the fee schedule and phase implementation. For the schedule of fee increase implementation, please see the table below: Entrance Fees Current Fees Effective June, 1 2015 Effective January 1, 2016 Annual Pass $30 $40 $50 Private Vehicle Entrance  $15 $20 $25 Individual Entrance $7 $10 $12 Motorcycle Entrance $10 $15 $20 Boating Permits Current Fees Effective Read More +

From Bureau of Reclamation 10-29-14

October 29, 2014   The DOI Glen Canyon Leadership Team has directed Reclamation to carry out a High Flow Experiment from Glen Canyon Dam November 10-15, 2014.  This notification describes the operations of Glen Canyon Dam in November for the days prior to, during, and after the High Flow Experiment.   Beginning on November 1, 2014, and through November 9, 2014, the releases from Glen Canyon Dam will total approximately 16,736 acre-feet per day.   Hourly and daily average releases from Glen Canyon Dam for November Read More +