Recreation Areas and Lakes in Arizona, Utah, and Nevada

View nearby Lake Powell and Lake Mead as well as recreation areas, state parks, and national forests.

Lake Powell

Arizona Lakes near the Grand Canyon

The Grand Canyon is a land of big lakes including Lake Mead, Lake Powell, and Lake Havasu. Read More...

Hiker in Zion National Park

Explore Areas Beyond the Grand Canyon

Arizona & Utah have forests, parks, and recreation areas beyond the Canyon. Find desert playgrounds, pristine lakes, archeological sites and razor-thin slot canyons. Read More...

Lake Mead National Recreation Area

Lake Mead National Recreation Area

Formed by Hoover Dam on the Colorado River, Lake Mead is the largest man-made lake in the U.S. Star features are its 2 reservoirs: Lake Mead & Lake Mojave. Read More...

Lake Powell Houseboat at night

Page, AZ – Lake Powell

Explore Lake Powell’s colorful canyons. Get outdoors on a canyon hike or rim trail running adventure. And tour the Slot Canyons, Horseshoe Bend. Read More...


Rivers in the Grand Canyon Region

So many river options on a hot day in the Grand Canyon! Read More...

Kayenta AZ

Rocky Views Surrounding the Grand Canyon

A Canyon vacation is a bit of a road trip. Be sure to stop and see other natural monuments, hoodoos, arches, natural bridges and caverns in the area. Read More...