Swimming is a popular activity at Lake Powell, especially in the summer when water temperatures can surpass 80 degrees Fahrenheit. Please be aware that there are no life guards or designated swim beaches at Lake Powell or on the Colorado River. Swim at your own risk. Swimming is prohibited at all marinas and launch areas.
Swimming Safety Tips
From the American Red Cross and The National Park Service:
Do Not Swim in Marinas
Swimming is prohibited at all marinas and launch areas. There are potentially lethal safety concerns in marina waters. Electrical faults from vessels can electrocute swimmers. Boat traffic and propeller strikes can maim or kill.
At the Beach: Sunglasses, Sandals, Sunscreen
Last updated: May 16, 2018