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 at Marinas
Don't swim in marinas: Electrical faults from vessels can electrocute swimmers; boat traffic and propeller strikes can maim or kill. Read more about the dangers of electrocution while swimming here.
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