Recreation rebounds at Lake Powell as visitors find new opportunities in shallow waters

A pair of kayakers return from their journey through Antelope Point, Page, Ariz.

A pair of kayakers return from their journey through Antelope Point, Page, Ariz. (David Dudley, St. George News)



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PAGE, Ariz. — Recreation is picking up again in Glen Canyon as water flows from Flaming Gorge to Lake Powell.

As of June 16, the National Park Service said in a press release that Lake Powell's water level had risen to 3,537 feet. That's a 12-foot increase from the previous measurement of 3,525.

And it couldn't come too soon for Dan Hattabaugh, who, along with his wife, Shelby, owns and runs Paddle Lake Powell. Business was jumping when St. George News visited on June 9, but they've seen ups and downs in the three years since they went into business together.

Situated on the docks at Antelope Point Marina, Hattabaugh said that he moved their business from the public launch ramp to Antelope Point after water levels dipped too low.

Read the full article at St. George News.

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