Lake Powell information

Lake Powell

Lake Powell is the tank is the Colorado River, straddling the border between Utah and Arizona (most of the Rainbow Bridge together, and Utah). And 'the second-largest artificial reservoir in the United States behind Lake Mead, recording 24.322 million acre feet (30 cubic kilometers) of water when full. Lake Powell, Glen Canyon flood created a controversial Glen Canyon Dam, which also led to the Glen Canyon National Recreation Area, a popular summer destination. The tank is named after explorer John Wesley Powell, one-armed Civil War veteran, who has studied the river via three wooden boats in 1869.