Lake Powell, UT
|Location:||Glen Canyon National Recreation Area|
Lake Powell came about because of the creation of the Glen Canyon Dam in 1963, on the Colorado River. The second largest man-made lake in the United States, has more shore line than the west coast of the U.S from Seattle to San Diego, with towering spires and rock formations that shoot up from the water.
Lake Powell was created when they dammed the Colorado River, near Page Arizona. Being the second largest man made lake in the United States. Lake Powell was created in order to save Lake Mead from filling with sand. It is 187 miles long with 96 major sides canyons and a coastline of approximately 1960 miles. This provides for a grand view and many various sports that take place at Lake Powell. These sports can vary from: boating, fishing, skiing, river rafting, to just relaxing on the beaches.