Weekend getaway to Marble Canyon
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Weekend escape to Marble Canyon

Weekend getaway to Marble Canyon

The unusual rock formations at Horseshoe Bend, near Page, in northern Arizona, make for great photo ops.

 (Sara Lessley)
Weekend getaway to Marble Canyon

Lees Ferry near Marble Canyon, long an important river crossing, today is a popular departure point for organized, multi-day raft trips down the Colorado River.

 (Sara Lessley)
Weekend getaway to Marble Canyon

Horseshoe Bend, just off Highway 89 south of Page, Ariz., boasts stunning views. A word of caution: There are no railings.

 (Sara Lessley)
Weekend getaway to Marble Canyon

The massive Glen Canyon Dam dominates the landscape near Page, Ariz.

 (Sara Lessley)
Weekend getaway to Marble Canyon

From the viewing point on House Rock Road below the condor release site on the Vermilion Cliffs, onlookers with binoculars can watch the soaring birds.

 (Sara Lessley)
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