Lake Powell Utah Tourist Information And Travel Guide
Welcome to Southern Utah
Southern Utah is characterized by some of the most unusual landscapes in the world. Much of the area has been defined into five national parks and even more territory is set aside into a number of national monuments and forest reserves.
Tour five national parks and many other great vacation adventure destinations in Southern Utah
Glen Canyon National Recreation Area
PO BOX 1507, Page, AZ 86040; (435) 608-620
Glen Canyon National Recreation Area This park is administered by the U.S. National Park Service. It is based around Lake Powell in Southern Utah. It is the second largest man-made lake in the western hemisphere. Great opportunities in fishing, hiking, boating, water-skiing, camping. Lake Powell feature four marinas.
This 186-mile long lake passes gorgeous red cliffs and reaches into many sandy inlets and hidden canyons. Many marinas, campsites, and houseboat rentals are available.
Lake Powell Arch
Glen Canyon Dam
Visitor Center Open 8AM-7PM summer / 8AM-5PM rest of year;
Dam Tours – Four times daily. Call (928) 608-6404 for information;
Very large dam (and one of the highest in the US) impounds the Colorado River, forming Lake Powell and generating hydroelectric power for the west. The dam was completed in 1966 and it took 17 years for the lake to completely fill for the first time.
Capitol Reef National Park
Borders the northern edge of Lake Powell.
Rainbow Bridge National Monument – Located within park boundaries.
Lodging: found nearby at Kanab, UT and Page, AZ.
Lake Powell Boating
Wildcat Watersports – Jet Ski and Atv Rentals and Tours.
Lake Powell Yacht Club –
Old West Marine – specialize in Houseboat Management and Service, Marine Repairs of all types and Propeller Repairs.
Twin Finn – Lake Powell Kayak Rentals, diving and spearfishing gear.
Skylite Net – Lake Powell Boat Rentals
H20 Zone – Lake Powell Jet Ski Rentals
Lake Powell Vacation Houseboats
Lake Powell – Houseboat Rentals
Lake Powell – Resorts & Marinas
LP Boating – Boating Rentals
Sunrise Peak – Houseboating d Ownerships
LP Marine – Houseboat Management
LP Rentals – Houseboats
Lake Powell Fishing
Largemouth bass, smallmouth bass and striped bass swim in the midst of a scenic fishing wonderland. Lake Powell has nearly 2,000 miles of fish-holding shoreline and provides a great fishing adventure.
Bubba’s Guide – Lake Powell Fishing Service
Waynes Word – Lake Powell Fishing Report
Dark Canyon Wilderness Area – Manti-La Sal NF
This Wilderness Area in Southeastern Utah is a unique and colorful canyon system. Dark Canyon begins on Elk Ridge at an elevation of 8800 feet. The canyon cuts through sandstone and limestone descending to the upper reaches of Lake Powell at an elevation of 3700 feet.
Lake Powell National Golf Course
400 Clubhouse Drive, Page, Arizona 86040; (928) 645.2023;
Championship 18-hole course sitting on a high mesa overlooking the impressive Glen Canyon Dam, beautiful Lake Powell, and Vermillion Cliffs, this scenic layout is a visual treat as well as a player’s delight.
More Lake Powell Resources
Glen Canyon Natural History Association
Page / Lake Powell – Chamber of Commerce
KXAZ Radio – Lake Powell Communications on KXAZ 93.3 FM & KPGE 1340 AM
Moqui Cave – Kanab UT
Moqui Cave depicts the lives and architectural achievements of the Native Americans of ths Southwest during the Pueblo Period (AD 700-1200). This Kane County landmark is also home to the largest collection of dinosaur tracks. Indoor temperature never exceeds 70 degrees.
Moab Sorrel River Ranch Resort
Luxury waterfront accommodations on the Colorado River featuring, jetted tubs, fireplaces, vaulted ceilings, custom log beds; Restaurant and cocktail lounge, outdoor pool, two large hot tubs, fitness center, aerobic studio, basketball, volleyball & meeting facilities. This exclusive 240 acre working ranch is nestlet between the Colorado River and famous red rock buttes. Abundant wildlife share this romantic setting.