- TripBuzz found 29 things to do with kids in or near Big Water, Utah, including 22 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Page, Kanab and Marble Canyon.
- From Skylite Boat Rentals to Lone Rock Beach, the Big Water area offers 30 different types of family activities, including: Nature & Wildlife Areas, Beaches, Monuments and Visitor Centers.
- Named for the Navajo Aquifer beneath it and located just miles from the border of Arizona and Lake Powell, Big Water has a modest population of just under 500. The small town is a scenic piece of desert land and offers vast views of natural rural beauty and peaceful community living.
Recently featured on the Discovery Channel, Skylite Boat Rentals has become a prominent figure in the area for those wishing to spend time on the local waterways. They offer a very wide variety of powerboats and even several jet skis.
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.
Visitors on Lake Powell Boat Tours have many options including a cruise to the Rainbow Bridge and a 1.5-hour hike to explore the bridge. Other options include a dinner cruise, a cruise to Antelope Canyon, and cruises to Navajo Canyons.
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.