New Years Day in Lake Powell, AZ
New Year's Day in Lake Powell is enjoyable for all ages during the holidays, when everyone comes together to make those special New Years Resolutions. Lake Powell is a great place to go while the firecrackers are launching off around you, lighting up the beautiful cliffs and the Painted Desert not far away. The lake spans across many miles, and it is the largest man-made reservoir behind Lake Mead, providing access to 24,322,000 acre feet of water when it is at its maximum capacity. The lake is partially in favor of explorer John Wesley Powell, who was a historic figure as a one-armed American Civil War Veteran. Visitors can head up to the Colorado River Cmpact near the Upper Basin that provides access to Lake Powell and celebrate as the New Year fast approaches in the area. There is a plethora of historic artifacts and areas to learn about as the area is the crammed with amazing places such as the damsite in the area. Lee's Ferry, the Glen and the Grand Canyons area all part of this beautiful area.