Field Trip Friday - Lake Powell

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  • A Glen Canyon family road trip is a must

    A Glen Canyon family road trip is a must

     If you've never taken a road trip to Lake Powell, you're missing out. And right now, the city of Page is heading into the height of its tourist season, as one million people visit Lake Powell each year. Glen Canyon National Recreation Area is a 1.25 million-acre national park that includes Lake Powell. For more info: NPS.gov 

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     If you've never taken a road trip to Lake Powell, you're missing out. And right now, the city of Page is heading into the height of its tourist season, as one million people visit Lake Powell each year. Glen Canyon National Recreation Area is a 1.25 million-acre national park that includes Lake Powell. For more info: NPS.gov 

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  • Learning how to houseboat and exploring resort amenities

    Learning how to houseboat and exploring resort amenities

     The view of Lake Powell from the Luxury Class Excursion Houseboat is, well, luxurious. It's one of the largest and most impressive houseboats at Wahweap marina complete with hot tub, flat screen TV, plenty of cabin space and more. The resort is located at the Wahweap marina, in the heart of all your lake adventures.For more info: LakePowell.com  

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     The view of Lake Powell from the Luxury Class Excursion Houseboat is, well, luxurious. It's one of the largest and most impressive houseboats at Wahweap marina complete with hot tub, flat screen TV, plenty of cabin space and more. The resort is located at the Wahweap marina, in the heart of all your lake adventures.For more info: LakePowell.com  

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  • Paddling Adventures and practicing Pranayama at Antelope Point Marina

    Paddling Adventures and practicing Pranayama at Antelope Point Marina

     We discover Lake Powell from a new angle. Kayaking and SUP are available for the water adventurer. Or, Zen-out with SUP Pranayama. It's a yogic breathing exercise, the practice of controlling the breath, while Stand Up Paddling. For more info: AntelopePointLakePowell.com  

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     We discover Lake Powell from a new angle. Kayaking and SUP are available for the water adventurer. Or, Zen-out with SUP Pranayama. It's a yogic breathing exercise, the practice of controlling the breath, while Stand Up Paddling. For more info: AntelopePointLakePowell.com  

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  • New Trails in the works at Horseshoe Bend

    New Trails in the works at Horseshoe Bend

     The four-hour drive North to Page is a scenic one. But, a visit to the Arizona-Utah border is nothing without a stop at Horseshoe Bend. Incredible photography of this picturesque canyon has made it the most recognizable overlook in Glen Canyon, with visitors flocking from all around the world.  For more info: NPS.gov  

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     The four-hour drive North to Page is a scenic one. But, a visit to the Arizona-Utah border is nothing without a stop at Horseshoe Bend. Incredible photography of this picturesque canyon has made it the most recognizable overlook in Glen Canyon, with visitors flocking from all around the world.  For more info: NPS.gov  

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  • Touring Upper Antelope Canyon

    Touring Upper Antelope Canyon

    It's known as the most photographed canyon in the world, with one photographer, in 2014, selling an image for a record $6.5 million. We explore Upper Antelope Canyon, in Page, Ariz., which attracts photographers and sightseers from all around the world. The canyon is located in the Navajo Nation Park, which opened to the public in 1997, requiring a reservation with a guided tour. For more info: AntelopeCanyon.com  

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    It's known as the most photographed canyon in the world, with one photographer, in 2014, selling an image for a record $6.5 million. We explore Upper Antelope Canyon, in Page, Ariz., which attracts photographers and sightseers from all around the world. The canyon is located in the Navajo Nation Park, which opened to the public in 1997, requiring a reservation with a guided tour. For more info: AntelopeCanyon.com  

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  • Fun Facts at Lake Powell aboard the Axiom

    Fun Facts at Lake Powell aboard the Axiom

     One of the most luxurious houseboat rentals is the 65-foot Axiom Star Houseboat. We enjoy floating around the lake while learning fun facts about Glen Canyon and Lake Powell. For instance, did you know Lake Powell has 96 major side canyons, and when full, stretches back 186 miles? For more info: LakePowell.com 

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     One of the most luxurious houseboat rentals is the 65-foot Axiom Star Houseboat. We enjoy floating around the lake while learning fun facts about Glen Canyon and Lake Powell. For instance, did you know Lake Powell has 96 major side canyons, and when full, stretches back 186 miles? For more info: LakePowell.com 

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  • Amangiri caters to the rich and famous

    Amangiri caters to the rich and famous

    From Lake Powell, a 20-minute drive into Utah, and hidden in the hills, you'll find a Hollywood hotspot. It's called Amangiri, a luxury retreat catering to the rich and famous. For more info: Aman.com 

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    From Lake Powell, a 20-minute drive into Utah, and hidden in the hills, you'll find a Hollywood hotspot. It's called Amangiri, a luxury retreat catering to the rich and famous. For more info: Aman.com 

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  • The Wanderer is the newest addition to Lake Powell

    The Wanderer is the newest addition to Lake Powell

    The Wanderer is the newest addition to the Lake Powell fleet and can sleep 12. We check out this custom-designed houseboat, built specifically for Lake Powell. For more info: LakePowell.com 

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    The Wanderer is the newest addition to the Lake Powell fleet and can sleep 12. We check out this custom-designed houseboat, built specifically for Lake Powell. For more info: LakePowell.com 

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  • Meet prominent Page Hoop Dancers

    Meet prominent Page Hoop Dancers

    The Hoop Dance is a long tradition of Native Americans and is symbolic to the Navajo people. We meet one of the most prominent hoop dancers in Page, Ariz., world champion Thomas Hunt and partner Joseph Secody. As Thomas and Joseph show us their incredible performance, we learn more about them and the significance of this dance. 

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    The Hoop Dance is a long tradition of Native Americans and is symbolic to the Navajo people. We meet one of the most prominent hoop dancers in Page, Ariz., world champion Thomas Hunt and partner Joseph Secody. As Thomas and Joseph show us their incredible performance, we learn more about them and the significance of this dance. 

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  • Safety on Lake Powell with the NPS fleet

    Safety on Lake Powell with the NPS fleet

      You might see a fleet of National Park Service rangers out on the lake, patrolling and enforcing water and desert safety. They remind folks to wear life vests, that cliff diving, and jumping is not allowed, along with drones. For more info: NPS.gov  

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      You might see a fleet of National Park Service rangers out on the lake, patrolling and enforcing water and desert safety. They remind folks to wear life vests, that cliff diving, and jumping is not allowed, along with drones. For more info: NPS.gov  

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  • Will the Navajo Generating Station close?

    Will the Navajo Generating Station close?

    You can't help but notice a coal-fired power plant in the horizon near Page. It's the Navajo Generating Station, which has been surrounded by controversy. Many want to see the plant closed and torn down by 2020. We talk to Mayor Bill Diak about life in Page and his views of the possible NGS closure.  

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    You can't help but notice a coal-fired power plant in the horizon near Page. It's the Navajo Generating Station, which has been surrounded by controversy. Many want to see the plant closed and torn down by 2020. We talk to Mayor Bill Diak about life in Page and his views of the possible NGS closure.  

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  • A fishing guide to Lake Powell

    A fishing guide to Lake Powell

    Whether you're a seasoned fisherman hoping for a record catch, or just want to relax under the sun with a rod and reel, Lake Powell, for many is the fishing destination of choice. We answer frequently asked questions about Lake Powell fishing. For more info: AmbassadorGuides.com and LakePowell.com 

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    Whether you're a seasoned fisherman hoping for a record catch, or just want to relax under the sun with a rod and reel, Lake Powell, for many is the fishing destination of choice. We answer frequently asked questions about Lake Powell fishing. For more info: AmbassadorGuides.com and LakePowell.com 

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  • Guided boat tours teach history and geology of Glen Canyon

    Guided boat tours teach history and geology of Glen Canyon

    One of the best ways to see Glen Canyon is with a guided boat tour. There are three you can choose from at Wahweap Marina that'll get you up close to the narrow, colorful and sculpted geology of the canyons. For more info: LakePowell.com
     

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    One of the best ways to see Glen Canyon is with a guided boat tour. There are three you can choose from at Wahweap Marina that'll get you up close to the narrow, colorful and sculpted geology of the canyons. For more info: LakePowell.com
     

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  • Cruise Antelope Point Marina on The XTreme

    Cruise Antelope Point Marina on The XTreme

     It's the largest and most impressive houseboat rental at Antelope Point Marina, called the 75 Ft. XTreme. Specially designed for Antelope Point, this houseboat sleeps 12 and comes equipped with a water slide, gas bbq grill, hot tub and a wheelchair elevator. We check out this extreme adventure while learning some fun facts about the lake. For more info: AntelopePointLakePowell.com  

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     It's the largest and most impressive houseboat rental at Antelope Point Marina, called the 75 Ft. XTreme. Specially designed for Antelope Point, this houseboat sleeps 12 and comes equipped with a water slide, gas bbq grill, hot tub and a wheelchair elevator. We check out this extreme adventure while learning some fun facts about the lake. For more info: AntelopePointLakePowell.com  

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  • Volunteers needed for Trash Tracker & True GRIT Teams

    Volunteers needed for Trash Tracker & True GRIT Teams

     The Trash Tracker boat team spends days on a boat removing trash from Lake Powell, while the National Park Services' True GRIT Team of volunteers take week-long boat trips to clean graffiti carved into the sandstone. Find yout how ou can become a volunteer too. For more info: NPS.gov  

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     The Trash Tracker boat team spends days on a boat removing trash from Lake Powell, while the National Park Services' True GRIT Team of volunteers take week-long boat trips to clean graffiti carved into the sandstone. Find yout how ou can become a volunteer too. For more info: NPS.gov  

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  • Cocktails "houseboat" style and on board meals

    Cocktails "houseboat" style and on board meals

     Drinks on a houseboat? Why, of course! But, what exactly do you pack in terms of meals on board, and what about staying hydrated? Plenty of food, snacks, water and powdered drink mix are good options. But, for adult varieties, we learn to make some fun cocktails, "houseboat" style. For more info: LakePowell.com 

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     Drinks on a houseboat? Why, of course! But, what exactly do you pack in terms of meals on board, and what about staying hydrated? Plenty of food, snacks, water and powdered drink mix are good options. But, for adult varieties, we learn to make some fun cocktails, "houseboat" style. For more info: LakePowell.com 

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  • World's largest floating restaurant runs on renewable energy

    World's largest floating restaurant runs on renewable energy

    We dine at the world's largest floating restaurant at the Antelope Point Marina, and check out what's on the menu. While here, we also learn about their renewable energy efforts, and how this unique floating marina village draws on the traditional Navajo Hogan as its architectural inspiration. For more info: AntelopePointLakePowell.com 

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    We dine at the world's largest floating restaurant at the Antelope Point Marina, and check out what's on the menu. While here, we also learn about their renewable energy efforts, and how this unique floating marina village draws on the traditional Navajo Hogan as its architectural inspiration. For more info: AntelopePointLakePowell.com 

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  • Float away on your own private houseboat

    Float away on your own private houseboat

    If you've dreamed of owning your own boat, but you think it's out of reach, think again. One of the many amenities offered at Lake Powell Resort & Marinas is houseboat management, and services to help you with ownership of your own private houseboat. For more info: LakePowellMarinas.com/marina-services 

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    If you've dreamed of owning your own boat, but you think it's out of reach, think again. One of the many amenities offered at Lake Powell Resort & Marinas is houseboat management, and services to help you with ownership of your own private houseboat. For more info: LakePowellMarinas.com/marina-services 

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  • Jet ski summer safety to save your life

    Jet ski summer safety to save your life

     As the temps begin to heat up, and Memorial Day approaches, many will take to the lakes for some fun water activities. Jet skiing is one of them, and one of the most dangerous. We go over a few safety tips that could save your life, such as keeping your ego in check, and avoiding distractions. For more info: LakePowell.com 

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     As the temps begin to heat up, and Memorial Day approaches, many will take to the lakes for some fun water activities. Jet skiing is one of them, and one of the most dangerous. We go over a few safety tips that could save your life, such as keeping your ego in check, and avoiding distractions. For more info: LakePowell.com 

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  • Jet skiing for beginners

    Jet skiing for beginners

    The thrill of shredding waves attracts many people to these small, speedy boats, but it can be intimidating if you're new to jet skiing, as is our reporter Marc Liverman. If you're new to the sport, experts say make sure your engine shut-off clip is attached to your waist, take your turns at a slow speed and practice managing your impact against the waves. For more info: AntelopePointLakePowell.com

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    The thrill of shredding waves attracts many people to these small, speedy boats, but it can be intimidating if you're new to jet skiing, as is our reporter Marc Liverman. If you're new to the sport, experts say make sure your engine shut-off clip is attached to your waist, take your turns at a slow speed and practice managing your impact against the waves. For more info: AntelopePointLakePowell.com

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  • About Lake Powell

    About Lake Powell

    (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)(Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    A relatively narrow, 186-mile-long body of water set amid the deep canyons, rocky outcrops and spectacular scenery of the Glen Canyon National Recreation Area, Lake Powell is one of the most popular lakes in Arizona. 

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    A relatively narrow, 186-mile-long body of water set amid the deep canyons, rocky outcrops and spectacular scenery of the Glen Canyon National Recreation Area, Lake Powell is one of the most popular lakes in Arizona. 

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