- The list below includes 21 free or cheap things to do in or near Big Water, Utah, including 23 different types of inexpensive activities like Nature & Wildlife Areas, Beaches, Monuments and Visitor Centers.
- From Lone Rock Beach to Paria Canyon Wilderness Area, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Big Water and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Page, Kanab and Marble Canyon.
Covering an 112,500-acre area, the Paria Canyon Wilderness Area is a popular and scenic location among tourists and local residents alike. Visitors spend time hiking, backpacking, or camping on the picturesque scenery surrounded by red rock formations and natural beauty.
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Trailhead Starts at End of Fish Hatchery Road, Big Water, UT 84741 MoreLess Info
Located at the Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument, the Wahweap Hoodos are distinctive, possibly unique rock formations that resemble all manner of whimsical things, depending on viewers' interpretations. Some say they look like toadstools, ghosts, or monsters.
The theme of the Big Water Visitor Center is the geology and paleontology of the monument. A topographic relief model of the Big Water region is on display as are authentic dinosaur fossils and a large-scale mural of the Late Cretaceous period.
Popular among local residents and tourists alike, the Antelope Lower Canyon is a scenic and picturesque canyon commonly visited by hikers and other outdoor enthusiasts. Visitors have the opportunity to take guided tours and multitudes of pictures while visiting.
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Hwy 89A on W side of Navajo Bridge, Page, AZ 86040 MoreLess Info
Carl Hayden Visitor Center at Glen Canyon Dam is atop the immense Glen Canyon Dam. The visitor center's panoramic shape allows people to see the dam from the eastern wing of the building and Lake Powell from the western wing.