|It is a premier attraction for millions of visitors from all over the world. It is the place for vacation memories to last a lifetime!
Lake Powell, named after the Civil War veteran John Wesley Powell, is part of the Glen Canyon National Recretion Area with more than one million acres of stunning desert land of vast beauty linke no other place on earth. There is such vast beauty of spectacular red rock towers, twisting, sinuous canyons offer mystery and rugged terrain. There are 96 major canyons (think of them as fingers of the lake) some of which are 15 to 20 miles in length and some can be very remote, surround the area for as far as the eye can see.
There are beautiful and sometimes odd rock formations of red sandstone rock formations as high as 300 feet above the water surface which sometimes take on an unearthly appearance as you wind your way through this desert paradise.
Balancing rocks, pinnacles, buttes, arches and amphitheaters are among the many wonders do be seen including Rainbow Bridge National Monument - Rainbow Bridge is the largest natural bridge in the world, a stone arch spanning 275 feet and rising more than 290 feet. Lake Powell is one of the most scenic lakes in the world and is renowned for the recreational activities that abound there, or simply absorb the solitude.
Go and enjoy the daytime fun and the tranquility of night skies with the worlds brightest stars. Lake Powell offers adventure for everyone with a great combination of clear skies and crystal clear water.