Explore the Canyons, Rivers and Lakes of Northern Arizona
The Country Inn & Suites, Page, AZ lies near some of the Southwest’s most striking natural features. Only a mile away from the hotel, you can find Horseshoe Bend, a towering rock formation surrounded by the Colorado River. Lake Powell, a pristine reservoir ideal for swimming or boating, lies three miles away in Glen Canyon, and Antelope Canyon, the nation’s most-visited slot canyon, is less than six miles away. If you’re looking for indoor things to do, check out the Powell Museum to learn more about the legendary explorer John Wesley Powell.
- Antelope Canyon (5.3 mi)
The most popular slot canyon in the U.S., Antelope Canyon is a sacred site for the Navajo people. Book a guided tour to see the sandstone walls light up in a breathtaking array of colors.
- Marble Canyon (37.5 mi)
Located just below Glen Canyon Dam, Marble Canyon is often considered the western starting point of the Grand Canyon. Float down the Colorado River to take in the canyon’s colorful rock walls adorned with ancient carvings.
- Grand Canyon National Park (109 mi)
Take a day trip to one of the most iconic spots in America. This awe-inspiring canyon is 277 river miles long, 18 miles wide and a mile deep, and its grandeur is difficult to believe without witnessing it firsthand.
Phone: +1 (928) 638-7888
- Bryce Canyon National Park (151 miles) and Zion National Park (119 mi)
Since these canyons are only two hours apart, many travelers choose to visit both of them in a single day trip. Known for the beauty of their towering rock walls, Bryce and Zion offer opportunities for hiking, cycling and horseback riding.
Lakes and Rivers
- Colorado River Discovery (2 mi)
Colorado River Discovery offers guided tours of the Colorado River on electric-powered motorized rafts specially designed to reduce emissions and noise pollution. Discover the beauty of Glen Canyon and learn about its history, including how it was formed and which indigenous peoples have called it home.
Phone: +1 (928) 645-9175
- Glen Canyon National Recreation Area (3.3 mi)
The construction of the Glen Canyon Dam in 1963 created Lake Powell, a massive reservoir that serves as a popular site for boating, swimming and sunbathing. During your visit to the lake, don’t forget to look around and take in the immense rock walls surrounding the water.
Phone: +1 (928) 608-6200
Natural Formations and Structures
- Horseshoe Bend (2.5 mi)
Climb to the overlook to gaze down upon this impressive rock structure inside Glen Canyon. The distinctive shape made by the Colorado River as it flows around the formation gives the area its name.
- Rainbow Bridge National Monument (52 mi)
Rainbow Bridge is one of the largest natural bridges in the world and is sacred to many local Native American tribes, who associate it with the gift of rainfall because of its shape. You can hike to the structure to take photographs, but please be careful to treat the area with respect.
Phone: +1 (928) 608-6200
- Monument Valley (121 mi)
Used as a filming site for dozens of westerns, Monument Valley has become an integral part of the popular image of the Southwest. Long stretches of desert surround red sandstone buttes and mesas.
- Page Public Library (1.4 mi)
If you need a break from the heat, visit this library that serves as a cultural gathering place for the community. In addition to books, the library offers poetry readings, book signings, educational lectures and discussion groups.
Phone: +1 (928) 645-4270
- Powell Museum (2.6 mi)
This museum features informative exhibits about the life of John Wesley Powell, the Civil War veteran and explorer who led two expeditions down the Green and Colorado rivers. The members of Powell’s expedition were the first white men to ever pass through the Grand Canyon, and the museum offers abundant information about their journey.
Phone: +1 (928) 645-9496
Nearby Services and Businesses
- Walmart Supercenter (0.4 mi)
- Navajo Generating Station (NGS) Coal Power Plant (5.8 mi)
- Page Municipal Airport – PGA (3.1 mi)
- Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport – PHX (277 mi)
- Las Vegas Municipal Airport – LVS (497 miles)
- Balloon Regatta (first week of Nov each year)
- Lake Powell Half-Marathon (mid-Oct each year)