Page is located north of Flagstaff between Marble Canyon and the Utah state line along US Highway 89 on the banks of the Colorado River near Lake Powell.
Born in 1957 as a construction camp for the Glen Canyon Dam Project, Page became a city in 1976 when signed into law by President Gerald Ford.
There are many recreational opportunities for residents and visitors of Page, Arizona. Visitors of the area have the opportunity to go on boat tours to the world's largest natural stone arch, Rainbow Bridge National Monument. There are also houseboating opportunities on 186 miles with almost two thousand miles of shoreline. People may also go on fishing trips, hiking trips and many other outdoor activities at Page's Lake Powell.