Top Adventures in Garfield County

  • Kayak or SUP Lost Eden Canyon in Lake Powell

    IMPORTANT: Before entering any canyons in the Lake Powell National Recreation Area, always be sure to check the weather. Flash floods are common in this area and it is very unsafe to be in a canyon during a flash flood.  The easiest way to reach t...

  • Boat-In Hike to Rainbow Bridge

    If you need to rent a boat for this adventure, you can rent one from Lake Powell Resorts and Marina.The canyon leading into the Rainbow Bridge is located between mile markers 49-50. This is almost exactly halfway between Page and Bullfrog, making ...

    1.5 miles

  • Explore Lake Powell's Clear Creek Canyon by Powerboat

    To access this adventure, you'll want to park at Bullfrog Marina. From there, you can rent a boat at the Bullfrog Marina Rentals, and head out straight from there, going south on the lake. Clear Creek Canyon lies about 2.5 miles past the entrance ...

  • Explore Reflection Canyon via Boat

    Note that this is not the same as Backpacking Reflection Canyon. This trip is done by boat, and can be done in one day. To begin, you'll want to leave Bullfrog Marina somewhat early in the day, since it will be a long trip to the canyon. I recomme...

  • Boat Through Forbidding Canyon

    Since Forbidding Canyon is at mile marker 50, it is about halfway between Wahweep and Bullfrog Marina, and is a good trip from either marina. It can get busy, so I recommend going early.  Navigate your way to mile marker 50, and then look for the ...

  • Boat-In Camp at The Rincon in Lake Powell

    To get to The Rincon, you will first want to park your car and rent a boat (or bring your own power boat) at Bullfrog Marina. The marina does rentals for everything from houseboats to power boats to jet skis and kayaks/SUP boards. For this adventu...

  • Explore Halls Creek Bay

    Halls Creek Bay is near Buoy 93 in Lake Powell. Please note that accessibility varies based on water level.  Photos: Nomadi

  • Hike to Tapestry Wall

    When the water is down more than ~50', the access for the hike is much further downstream. Cairns lead across the slickrock northerly to a route through the cliffy pink Entrada layers to the top of Ticaboo Mesa. This is 0.6 miles south of the high...

    4 miles 650 ft gain

  • Hike Mount Ellsworth

    There is no specific trail that takes you to the peak - utilize a GPS / map for route finding. A small antenna shack and antenna can be found on the summit. The shack is a nice shaded spot to eat your lunch or soak in the views. There is typically...

    8 miles 3000 ft gain

  • Explore Crystal Springs Canyon

    Crystal Springs Canyon is southwest of Forgotten Canyon and Lone Pine Canyon and is Northwest of North Gulch.  Photos: Nomadi and Marilyn M

  • Explore Knowles Canyon

    Knowles Canyon is in between Cedar Canyon and Forgotten Canyon. Knowles Canyon is at Mile 109. There is an arch near the mouth high on the north wall. You should be able to get close to the wall to get a good view of this arch.  Photos: Kai Strand...

  • Hike to the Ancestral Puebloan Ruins in Forgotten Canyon

    The Ancestral Puebloan Ruins found up Forgotten Canyon can only be described as awe inspiring and humbling. The small adobe brick homes are known as the Defiance House. It is believed that there were a couple of families (15-20 people) who dwell...

    4 miles 200 ft gain

  • Nearby camping, hotels, and more

    • Bullfrog, Utah

      Bullfrog RV Park & Campground

      The Bullfrog Marina itself offers great opportunities to rent a wide variety of powerboats and water toys, allowing you to take your group into to the snaking waterways and canyons. And if you’re l...

      From $46/night

    • Bullfrog, Utah

      Defiance House Lodge

      The lodge also boasts a great restaurant on the water called the Anasazi Restaurant, which has hearty home-style breakfasts, burgers, sandwiches, salads and soups for lunch, and great dinner entree...

      From $94/night

    • Bullfrog Marina

      Lake Powell Houseboat Rentals

      Complete houseboat vacations departing from full-service marinas Wahweap and Bullfrog. Houseboats are available in a range of sizes and amenities to accommodate differing size families, groups and...

      From $993/night

    • Bullfrog Marina

      Family Units

      The Bullfrog Family Unit features almost 1,000 square feet of living space, including three bedrooms (with three queen beds), two full bathrooms (with tub/shower), and a kitchen that comes complete...

      From $269/night

    • Halls Crossing, Utah

      Halls Crossing RV and Campground

      A secluded getaway with spectacular views of Lake Powell.This campground is one of the quietest places on Lake Powell. The adjacent Village Store provides food and beverages for your stay, and don’...

      From $47/night

    • , Utah

      Rosebud Atv

      Overview Rosebud ATV Campground is located high on the Colorado Plateau at an elevation of 8300 feet. Torrey, Utah is just 17 miles northwest. Visitors enjoy exploring miles of local ATV trails.Rec...

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