Page, AZ has become the hub to see some of the Southwest's most treasured attractions. The most famous attractions are Horseshoe Bend, Lake Powell, Glen Canyon Dam, and the magical Antelope Canyon. But even avid outdoor enthusiasts can't get enough of the hidden canyons and other adventures waiting just around every corner. From hiking slot canyons to white water rafting down the Colorado River, there are a hundred ways in which one could explore this part of the Southwest. Many attractions near Page require a permit to be experienced such as Buckskin Gulch, the Wave, and Antelope Canyon. This is mostly to protect these rare geological formations, but many of the places that require permits or guides are on Native American land. Purchasing a permit or hiring a guide is a source of income for the tribe and is an opportunity very much appreciated by visitors and locals alike. Not all permitted attractions require guides, but if you are a novice outdoor adventurer, it's never a bad idea to have someone with experience with you.