Almost Nobody Knows That Parts Of The Iconic Movie Planet Of The Apes Were Filmed Near This Tiny Arizona Town
There are so many small towns in Arizona where huge things happened. One of our favorites is Page, a nature lover’s paradise known as the “gateway” to Glen Canyon National Recreation Area. Many people don’t know that scenes from the iconic 1968 movie Planet of the Apes were filmed in the Page area. If you’ve seen this celebrated classic, prepare to be fascinated beyond belief.
How does it feel knowing scenes from such a successful film were shot right here in Arizona? Are there any other small towns in Arizona with impressive claims to fame? Tell us your thoughts in the comments! Don’t forget to check out our previous article for more things to do in Page, Arizona.
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Katie Lawrence is a Southeast Texas native who graduated 18th in her high school class with a GPA of 4.25. She attended college in the Houston area and changed her major twice (psychology, computer science, and finally criminal justice) before taking a leap of faith and dropping out to pursue a career in freelance writing.
Today, Katie writes for the Texas and Arizona pages of OnlyInYourState.com and has never been more passionate about a job before. Outside of work, you can likely find her curled up on the sofa with a hot cup of coffee, watching a crime TV show or scary movie.