Courtesy of ARAMARK Parks and Destinations

Watersports on the Colorado River, between Utah and Arizona.

Travel + Leisure

The Lake Powell reservoir, created by the damming of the Colorado River at Glen Canyon, is a million-acre aquatic playground. With 2,000 miles of twisting, red rock coastline, the area is full of natural wonders and Native American ruins. Live abroad your houseboat or go camping, open-air, in one of the many private inlets around the lake to take advantage of endless activities like boating, kayaking, and fishing.

Lake Powell Resort

Aramark’s 350-room Lake Powell Resort has superb lake views and eco-friendly accommodations. For a bit of fun, you can also rent one of Aramark’s modern, one- to six-bedroom houseboats (with outdoor grills and stereos) at Wahweap Marina. The Lake Powell Resort at Wahweap Marina is a full-scale resort; up lake, the Defiance House Lodge at Bullfrog Marina offers a variety of water sports; and Halls Crossing has apartment-style family units.

Ranch House Grille

The restaurant serves hefty southwestern food.

Wahweap Marina

The two-and-a-half-hour Canyons Adventure Cruise of the Lake and its surroundings departs from Wahweap Marina. Tours depart three times daily from April through October and cost $65 for adults and $42 for children.

Twin Finn

Kayak and stand-up paddleboard rentals near several departure points, including Antelope Point, Wahweap Marina, and more.

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