Page, AZ – Lake Powell – Antelope Canyon

Our three month trip had a great start in and around Page, AZ.  We stayed at Lee’s Ferry Campground and a friendly fellow said that the spot overlooking the Colorado River had just opened up — so we quickly snagged it!  What a view!!

View from our Campsite
View of our campsite
View along road into Lee’s Ferry

Navajo Bridge, built in 1929, replaced Lee’s Ferry as the only way to cross the Colorado River for about 200 miles.  The original bridge is a walking bridge over the Colorado.

Panorama over the Colorado River

Judith really wanted to take a boat ride on Lake Powell, and it was delightful.

Glen Canyon Dam
Castle Rock
Navajo Tapestries


Friday, we took a drive to see Vermilion Cliffs National Monument.  A pleasant drive with beautiful red rocks (which of course we love).

Vermilion Cliffs
Vermilion Cliffs

Saturday, we had made reservations with Adventurous Antelope Tours to visit Owl Canyon, Rattlesnake Canyon, and Antelope Canyon.

Before the tour started, a young Navajo man performed a “Hoop Dance”.  Very enjoyable!

Owl Canyon lived up to it’s name with a sleepy owl in residence — however we did not see either the Rattlesnake nor the Antelope!  The sinuous shapes carved by water and wind were fascinating.   We will leave it to you to decide whether you prefer the sleeping owl, or the open eyed owl!


So which owl did YOU prefer?  We want to hear your votes!  (BTW, Judith took one picture and I took the other.  LOL)

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