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13 Attractions to Explore Near Lee's Ferry

Lee's Ferry
Lee's FerryMarble Canyon, AZ 86036, USA

Tiny, historic settlement beside the Colorado River at the lower end of Glen Canyon, and the start of the Grand Canyon. It historically served as an important river crossing and starting in the mid-19th century was the site of a ferry operated by John Doyle Lee, for whom it is named.

Nearby Attractions

Navajo Bridge
Navajo Bridge6.65 KMs away from Lee's Ferry

Navajo Bridge is actually located on Navajo Tribal Lands at the northeast portion of the Grand Canyon that we generally recognize as the East Rim. The Colorado River, flowing through Marble Canyon, flows under Navajo Bridge.

Horseshoe Bend
Horseshoe Bend6.95 KMs away from Lee's Ferry

Horseshoe Bend is where the Colorado River makes a giant sweeping horseshoe shaped bend in the canyon. It is accessible via hiking a 1.5-mile (2.4 km) round trip from a parking area just off U.S. Route 89 within southwestern Page.

Glen Canyon Dam
Glen Canyon Dam12.13 KMs away from Lee's Ferry

Glen Canyon Dam is the second highest concrete arch dam in the United States, Located on the Colorado River in northern Arizona. The 26.2 million acre-feet of water storage capacity in Lake Powell, created by Glen Canyon Dam, serves as a ‘bank account’ of water that is drawn on in times of drought.

Antelope Canyon
Antelope Canyon18.90 KMs away from Lee's Ferry

Antelope Canyon is a popular location for photographers and sightseers and a source of tourism business for the Navajo Nation. It includes two separate, scenic slot canyon sections, referred to as Upper Antelope Canyon (or The Crack), and Lower Antelope Canyon (or The Corkscrew). Antelope Canyon was formed by the erosion of Navajo Sandstone due to flash flooding and other sub-aerial processes.

Vermilion Cliffs National Monument
Vermilion Cliffs National Monument43.49 KMs away from Lee's Ferry

Vermilion Cliffs National Monument is located in Arizona, immediately south of the Utah state line. The Vermilion Cliffs are steep eroded escarpments consisting primarily of sandstone, siltstone, limestone, and shale which rise as much as 910 m above their bases. These sedimentary rocks have been deeply eroded for millions of years, exposing hundreds of layers of richly colored rock strata.

Shonto Plateau
Shonto Plateau84.42 KMs away from Lee's Ferry

Shonto Plateau is a heath in Arizona and has an elevation of 6683 feet. Shonto Plateau is situated west of Adadka Spring. It is one of the main attractions in this area and also there are so many things to see and do.

Desert View Watchtower
Desert View Watchtower93.84 KMs away from Lee's Ferry

It is a 70-foot-tall circular structure called Desert View Watchtower, also known as the Indian Watchtower, that grabs the attention of the many who visit the area. The building was strategically designed by Mary Colter in 1932. This magnificent structure offers one of the most spectacular views that overlook the eastern end of the Grand Canyon National Park.

Jackass Canyon
Jackass Canyon94.86 KMs away from Lee's Ferry

This is a slot canyon in the northern part of the Grand Canyon in Marble Canyon. It is one of the northernmost ways to access the river south of Lee's Ferry. Jackass Canyon is on the Navajo Reservation; you're supposed to obtain a permit to hike it.

Betatakin
Betatakin95.87 KMs away from Lee's Ferry
Navajo National Monument
Navajo National Monument96.06 KMs away from Lee's Ferry

Navajo National Monument is a National Monument located within the northwest portion of the Navajo Nation territory in northern Arizona, which was established to preserve three well-preserved cliff dwellings of the Ancestral Puebloan people. The monument is high on the Shonto plateau, overlooking the Tsegi Canyon system, west of Kayenta, Arizona. It features a visitor center with a museum, three short self-guided trails, two small campgrounds, and a picnic area.

Grand Canyon National Park
Grand Canyon National Park96.60 KMs away from Lee's Ferry

Grand Canyon National Park, located in northwestern Arizona, is the 15th site in the United States to have been named a national park. The park's central feature is the Grand Canyon, a gorge of the Colorado River, which is often considered one of the Wonders of the World.

Betatakin Canyon
Betatakin Canyon97.76 KMs away from Lee's Ferry
South Kaibab Trail
South Kaibab Trail98.96 KMs away from Lee's Ferry

The South Kaibab Trail is a hiking trail in Grand Canyon National Park, located in the U.S. state of Arizona. It’s a great trail for beginners and those looking to experience the canyon without too much of a commitment. The trail begins at the south rim of the Grand Canyon and leads to the Colorado River, the South Kaibab Trail follows a ridge out to Skeleton Point allowing for 360-degree views of the canyon.