Dam Overlook Trail

Glen Canyon National Recreation Area
Located 1.8 miles from Page, Arizona (AZ)
4 Stars
201 Steps 1  (0.1 mi)
Dam Overlook Trail


The Dam Overlook Trail has a maximum elevation of 3,948 ft (1,203 m), a minimum elevation of 3,880 ft (1,183 m), and an elevation range of 68 ft (21 m).


[ A to B ] or [ B to A ]
Steps 1Length 2Min Ele 3Max Ele 4
2010.1 mi3,880 ft3,948 ft
[ A to B ]
Time 5Floors 6Gain 7Loss 8
2 min0.22 ft68 ft
[ B to A ]
4 min5.768 ft2 ft

What is the length of the Dam Overlook Trail?

The length of the trail is 0.1 mi (0.1 km) or 201 steps.

How long does it take to hike the Dam Overlook Trail?

A person in good physical health can hike the trail in 2 min in the [ A to B ] direction, and in 4 min in the [ B to A ] direction.


The following chart shows the total calories that you may expend on the trail while hiking in the [ A to B ] and [ B to A ] direction at a typical speed and is based on gross weight (which includes anything carried), the topography, trail length and trail conditions.

Topo Maps

Download the free Dam Overlook Trail topo map and the adjoining quads to plan your hike. These are full-sheet, 7.5 Minute (1:24,000 scale) Glen Canyon National Recreation Area topographic maps. Do you want full-sheet outdoor recreation JPEG Topo Maps?

Adjoining 7.5' Quadrangle Legend

  1. Northwest Topo Map: Lone Rock, NV
  2. North Topo Map: Warm Creek Bay, UT
  3. Northeast Topo Map: Gunsight Butte, UT
  4. West Topo Map: Ferry Swale, AZ
  5. Topo Map: Page, AZ
  6. East Topo Map: Wild Horse Mesa, AZ
  7. Southwest Topo Map: Lees Ferry, AZ
  8. South Topo Map: White Dome, AZ
  9. Southeast Topo Map: LeChee Rock, AZ

Is there a Dam Overlook trail map?

Yes, and it's free! The Dam Overlook Trail is located on the Page topo map. Use the adjoining quadrangle legend to download the map.



  1. Steps is a unit of distance equal to the sum of stride lengths that vary with the terrain.
  2. Length is the distance of the trail between the two trailheads, measured on the trail.
  3. Min Ele is the minimum elevation on the trail.
  4. Max Ele is the maximum elevation on the trail.
  5. Time is the typical total time required to hike the trail.
  6. Floors is the gain divided by twelve, the height of one floor.
  7. Gain (cumulative elevation gain) is the sum of every gain in elevation.
  8. Loss (cumulative elevation loss) is the sum of every loss in elevation.