The Depth of Lake Powell

Lake Powell aerial view. An expanse of green water and tall red rock in front of a sunset of pastels. A houseboat is parked along the rocky shoreline.

  Lake Powell—the second largest manmade lake in existence—spans 185.5 miles from Southern Utah into Northern Arizona. Its formation began in the 1960s through the creation of the Glen Canyon Dam which forces water from the Colorado River into Lake Powell. In 1980, the lake hit full capacity, but that didn’t last long.   When […]