Top 7 Reasons to Visit Lake Powell

By: Robert
At 186 miles long with 1,986 miles of shoreline, Lake Powell is considered by many to be one of the ultimate
vacation spots for those who like to spend their time on the water. Whether you are planning for water sports, fishing or just a relaxing boating cruise; you can do it all at Lake Powell and have a spectacular time doing it as well. No where else can you enjoy so many outdoor and water activities while enjoying crystal clear water and red sand stone rock for a truly panoramic view.

1. Lake Powell is considered a paradise for those who want an excellent fishing vacation. The lake is fed by both the Escalante and San Juan rivers, which are very popular fishing spots. At these locations, fisherman can enjoy trolling for small and large mouth bass, crappie, catfish, carp and striped bass. With so many fish and such natural beauty to enjoy during your
fishing experience why would you want to fish anywhere else?

2. If a water sport is more your style then there is still plenty of options for you at Lake Powell. During the early morning hours there is fine smooth water throughout much of Lake Powell on which you can choose to wakeboard, wake skate, wake surf, knee board, tube, air chair, water ski or whatever water sport if your chosen preference. Even if it is a windy day on the lake there are a number of coves where you can find calm and glassy water for your water sport needs.

3. For those who want a secluded vacation you can rent a houseboat or personal yacht and visit the many remote locations available along the lakes large shoreline. During your personal adventure you can enjoy countless scenic views and have a little bit of adventure exploring the deep canyons.

4. The most popular vacation on Lake Powell is the houseboat. By renting a houseboat you can slowly make your way around the lake. You can choose where to drop anchor and spend the night enjoying the fresh air and viewing the stars from the deck of your houseboat. There is no better way to see all of Lake Powell and enjoy a truly relaxing vacation than a houseboat rental on Lake Powell.

5. If adventure is more your thing then there is the option of kayaking through the narrow slot canyons of Lake Powell and experiencing areas where few people have explored. You can find alcoves and ancient ruins all from the relaxing seat of your sea kayak.

6. Lake Powell is also an excellent choice for those who want to spend their hot summer days swimming in crystal clear water and enjoy the cool water shaded by red rock cliffs. Take your boat to a remote location and enjoy soaking in the cool water or find a diving platform from one of the many rock formations that make for excellent cliff diving. There are many sandstone ledges that offer deep and clear water for your diving pleasure.

7. Although if deeper activities are your preference then you can still find something to do at Lake Powell. Rent a boat and find a small cove to enjoy scuba diving and snorkeling. These aren't activities limited to the waters of the Caribbean, there is still much to see underneath the calm surface waters of Lake Powell.
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