Lake Powell, Glen Canyon National Recreation Area, USA. The man-made reservoir is the second largest in the States. Sprawled between Utah and Arizona, the destination attracts 2 million visitors every year. Its impressive 300 km (186 mi) length creates a 3150 km (1,960 mi) long shoreline. Therefore the recreation center was established enabling to use the lake’s benefits.
The visitors are offered many water activities, including swimming, fishing, scuba diving, snorkeling and water skiing. Besides, the sites are stunning and can be explored on a boat or a plane tour. Hiking is another popular activity. The iconic Hole-in-the-Rock Road is 88 km (55 mi) long, but leads through some pretty amazing sites and to the exciting S-shaped Reflection Canyon.
Why to go there?
Various water activities, hiking trails, beautiful canyons.
When to go there?
All year round. Although the water levels fluctuate every year, usually they are the highest between May and July.
How to get there?
Get there by plane from Phoenix to Page Municipal Airport. From here get a short shuttle ride to the lake. The aerial tour takes off from Canyonlands. The boat tours take off from various spots.
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