Below is a small list of local attractions and amenities in the area. There are so many things to do and see around Lake Powell that it would be impossible to list them all but here are some attractions, tours, restarounts, rentals companies and locations to visit. Lake Powells Premiere Vacation Rental.
Lake Powell has over 2,000 miles of shorelinewhich is more than the combined states on the Pacific Coast. It is 400 feet deep, 186 miles long and has a water storage capacity of 27,000,000 acre feet of water. Over 3,000,000 people visit Lake Powell and the Glen Canyon National Recreation area every year. If you need to rent a boat click here.
A social media darling, Horseshoe Bend has become one of the most recognized and visited places in Glen Canyon National Recreation Area.
It can be experienced from above with just a short hike or from below with a booking to kayak the river starting at Lees Ferry. A boat will take you half way up or all the way to the dam at which point you can take your time floating down the river. Book Here.
Antelope Canyon can be accessed 3 different ways. The upper portion of the canyon is access by 4x4 tour trucks Book Here. The lower is a beautiful hike down Book Here. Then there is the option of paddle boarding or kayaking book here or take your own kayak or paddle board and explore the canyon yourself. Access it via the Antelope Point Launch Ramp.
Lone Rock is Lake Powells most accessible camping area if you don't have a boat. Long sandy beach and amazing views. While most of the area accessible via 2 wheel drive always remember that it is easy to get stuck in the sand.
The Grand Canyon
Lake Powell is simply a portion of the Grand Canyon that has been filled with water from the Glen Canyon Dam. The North and South rims of the canyon are less that 3 hours away by car and are one of the worlds largest natural attractions.
Bryce Canyon National Park, a sprawling reserve in southern Utah, is known for crimson-colored hoodoos, which are spire-shaped rock formations. The park’s main road leads past the expansive Bryce Amphitheater, a hoodoo-filled depression lying below the Rim Trail hiking path. It has overlooks at Sunrise Point, Sunset Point, Inspiration Point and Bryce Point. Prime viewing times are around sunup and sundown.