Before it was flooded in 1963 with the construction of the dam, Glen Canyon had one of the highest concentrations of archaeological sites and was said to be more beautiful than the Grand Canyon. Now, prolonged drought and low water levels on Lake Powel are reviving this treasure from its watery grave. Come see what happens as a canyon and river return after a half century underwater.
Episode Duration: 26 minutes and 46 seconds
Episode Number: 106
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WILD RIVERS WITH TILLIE takes viewers on a journey of water - the life force that connects all people, cultures, and ecosystems.
In the series, river conservationist, hydrologist and river guide Tillie Walton gives voice to the country's wild rivers and the people who depend upon them.
Each episode presents an immersive and adventurous multi-day river expedition that stokes the senses, shares breathtaking scenery, and tells the story of our human and cultural connection to water.
This season tours the Colorado River, Yampa River, Snake River, Rio Grande, and Devils River, plus the Grand Canyon, Cataract Canyon and Glen Canyon.