Lake Powell to Grand Canyon Road Trip
Lake Powell is located within Glen Canyon National Recreation Area in both Northern Arizona and Southern Utah. This area has a ton of activities and attractions and is only a couple hours from Grand Canyon destinations, making it a great one day or overnight road trip. The only city on or near Lake Powell is Page, AZ, which has all amenities visitors need. Lake Powell was made due to the construction of the Glen Canyon Dam, which began filling in 1963 and did not fill completely until 1980. Lake Powell makes up 13 percent of the Glen Canyon National Recreation Area which was created for both recreation and the preservation of Glen Canyon. For people who love to go boating, swimming or kayaking Lake Powell is definitely a mecca. If you're traveling to the Grand Canyon, including a visit to Lake Powell is a great addition to your trip. Read the guide below to learn more.