Lake Powell is a reservoir on the Colorado River, straddling the border between Utah and Arizona. Here are 7 Cool Images of Lake Powell, Arizona for you.
Lake Powell is the second largest man-made reservoir in maximum water capacity in the United States behind Lake Mead, storing 24,322,000 acre feet (3.0001×1010 m3) of water when full.
Lake Powell of Arizona also stretches up the Escalante River and San Juan River where they merge into the main Colorado River.
The 186-mile long Lake Powell of Arizona offers sandy beaches, cool blue water, and exceptional red-rock scenery. It is excellent for boating, skiing, kayaking and fishing.
Lake Powell was formed by Glen Canyon Dam and named in honor of Civil War veteran and one-armed explorer John Wesley Powell, who led a scientific expedition in wooden boats down the Colorado River through the Grand Canyon in 1869.
Over 3,000,000 people visit Lake Powell and the Glen Canyon National Recreation area every year. The average length of stay of 4.5 days is the longest stay of any federal park.
Lake Powell of Arizona and its surrounding area support an abundance of wildlife, including many well-adapted for the adjacent desert environment, such as bats and rodents. Large mammals, including bobcats and coyotes, are common.
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