You can hike, camp, climb and rappel in southern Utah’s canyons — and, at Lake Powell, you can waterski in them, too. Fake lake, real fun.
Lake Powell is counterintuitive. First of all, it looks like veins. (Aren’t lakes supposed to look like blobs?) Second, it isn’t a “lake” at all. It’s a reservoir.
But you (and the other 199,999,999 annual visitors) can do so many lakey things in it you won’t care about Lake Powell’s unorthodoxies. Head toward the Arizona border for Glen Canyon National Recreation Area’s otherworldly boating, beaches and endless network of canyon