Tag Archives: Lake Powell

Lower Maidenwater Canyon (North Lake Powell area, UT)

The remote Trachyte Creek drainage system—just east of Utah’s Henry Mountains and north of Lake Powell—comprises a flurry of narrow canyons, many thin enough to form slender slots. One of the area’s best day hikes is Lower Maidenwater Canyon, easily … Continue reading

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Bullfrog Bay slot canyon (Glen Canyon National Recreation Area, UT)

This sinuous slot canyon may not be the deepest, the longest, or the prettiest in central Utah. Visible from Bullfrog Visitor Center near the shores of Lake Powell, however, it may be one of the most accessible—and, for the non-boating … Continue reading

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Stair Canyon (North Wash area, UT)

Stair Canyon is an isolated place in an already sparsely-visited area. The area known collectively as North Wash—between Hanksville, UT and the upper reaches of Lake Powell—is often frequented by the canyoneering types with their ropes and belays and fancy … Continue reading

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