Within the lake itself there are many unique formations, tributary river canyons, hiking trails, and historic sites. Here is a list of the more popular places to visit.
Southern Section - Highway 89 is the route to the southern section if you are traveling from locations west or south of the lake where Wahweap and Antelope Point marinas are located near Page Arizona.
Northern Section - If you are traveling from the Four Corners region take Highway 163 or 191 that connects to Highway 95. If coming from north of the lake take Interstate-70 to SR-24 to Hanksville Utah that will connect you to Highway 95. Highway 95 connects to SR-276 where Ticaboo and Bullfrog Marina are located.
Cedar City Regional Airport: 3 hours to Wahweap Marina. Connecting flights available from Salt Lake City are available.
St. George Regional Airport: 2.5 hours to Wahweap Marina. Connecting flights from Salt Lake City, Los Angeles, and other regional metro area.
Grand Junction Regional Airport: 3.5 hours to Bullfrog Marina. Connecting flights from Salt Lake City, Los Angeles, and other regional metro area.
Las Vegas International Airport: 4.5 hours to Wahweap Marina. Flights to and from many foreign and domestic destinations.
Salt Lake City International Airport: 6 hours to Wahweap Marina, 5 hours to Bullfrog Marina. Another major airport hub with flights to and from many foreign and domestic destinations.
Phoenix International Airport: 8 hours to Bullfrog Marina, 4.5 hours to Wahweap Marina. Flights to and from many foreign and domestic destinations.
Lake Powell is one of the true gems in the west for photographers from the lake itself, shoreline and from surrounding cliffs, buttes, canyons, and mesas.
One of the best ways to see the lake is to rent a boat or take a guided boat tour. From within the lake visitors can access rarely seen sites that are unavailable from land and also capture the reflection and light from lake-view advantages.
On land there are numerous classic western landscapes from the southern tip to the northern tip of the lake that have been captured by photographers world over and used in movies and commercials.