Discover a seemingly endless expanse of sunset-colored desert canyons and over 1,960 miles (3,154 kilometers) of shoreline at Lake Powell, Glen Canyon National Recreational Area. The expansive reservoir lies at the intersection of Utah and Arizona, on the Colorado River. Explore the lake’s clear waters in a luxury houseboat or cruise along the shoreline in a motorboat or kayak. Hike among the stunning pink-hued canyons and visit the famed Rainbow Bridge at the foot of Navajo Mountain.
Start your Lake Powell adventure at one of the marinas or resorts on the lake. Wahweap, conveniently located under 8 miles (13 kilometers) from Page, Arizona, is a popular marina for renting motorized boats, yachts or RVs. Join a sightseeing or waterskiing tour and experience the lake with an informative guide.
Embark on a scenic fishing trip and reel in carp, pike or bass. Moor your boat and enjoy a swim at the lake’s sandy beaches or explore the stunning canyons. The Glen Canyon National Recreational Area encompasses over 1.2 million acres (485,600 hectares) of stunning natural scenery. Take an overnight trek to one of the park’s campsites. Don’t miss the Rainbow Bridge, a sacred site for the Navajo and Paiute groups. This sandstone formation stands 290 feet (88 meters) tall and is best reached by boat
Enjoy the luxury of a dinner cruise or simply relax on the deck of your houseboat and watch the magnificent rock landscape change color beneath the setting sun. Sleep above board and treat yourself to a breathtaking view of the stars.
Learn about how Lake Powell was created and the engineering feat of the Glen Canyon Dam at the Powell Museum and Carl Hayden Visitor Center, located in Page.
Lake Powell is located on the borderline between Arizona and Utah. The Glen Canyon National Recreational Area is open year-round, but many of the marinas and visitor centers have reduced opening times in the winter months. Purchase your park pass from one of the park’s numerous automated fee machines.