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Lake Powell

Hey there adventurers! Let us help you gear up for an unforgettable Lake Powell expedition from Bullfrog Marina! If you're charting a course through the breathtaking landscapes of Hanksville, Utah,  Red Desert Inc. is here to make your experience top-notch. We strive to provide you with all the  unique needs of travelers passing through Hanksville. From essential travel tips to local dining that'll tantalize your taste buds and accommodations that'll make you feel right at home. We provide all the services to ensure your Lake Powell adventure is nothing short of fantastic!

Lake Powell, a gem of the Southwest, offers a unique blend of water and desert landscapes that beckon adventurers.


Our strategic positioning ensures you have access to essential amenities before reaching Lake Powell, making your journey smoother and more enjoyable with Red Desert Inc.

Bullfrog Marina at Lake Powell

Boating and Water Activities

Lake Powell offers an array of water activities, from kayaking through narrow canyons to spending sun up to sun down on the water in a houseboat. Dive into the warm waters, explore hidden coves, and bask in the breathtaking scenery.


Fishing Opportunities

Anglers will appreciate Lake Powell's fishing opportunities. The lake is home to various fish species including; smallmouth bass, largemouth bass, striped bass, walleye, channel catfish, crappie, and bluegill. Making it a great spot to cast a line and try your luck. Forgot your tackle box? Check out Stan's Silver Eagle for any last minute fishing supplies.

Ensuring a Smooth and Safe Journey

Before setting out, familiarize yourself with basic safety guidelines for outdoor activities in Southern Utah. Stay hydrated, wear appropriate clothing, and protect yourself from the sun. Ensure you have a first aid kit on hand. Pack essentials like sunscreen, hats, comfortable footwear, and any medications you might need. Remember, the hallmark of a successful journey is thorough preparation.

Planning Essentials for Traveling Through Hanksville


Gas and Supplies

When passing through Hanksville, it's crucial to plan for gas and supplies. It's wise to fill up your tank here before heading to more remote areas. Stock up on essentials like water, snacks, and any camping or outdoor equipment you might need. Stan's Silver Eagle is your reliable pit stop for all your travel needs. With a reputation for friendly service and a wide range of supplies, it's more than just a gas station – it's your partner in ensuring a smooth and enjoyable journey.

Weather and Seasonal Considerations

Hanksville's weather can vary significantly throughout the year. Summers are a great time to enjoy the Lake, but can be scorching! Ensure your vehicle is well-maintained, the AC is cool, and carry plenty of water. Winters bring cooler temperatures, so pack appropriately for any outdoor activities.

Indulge in Local Flavors

Local Dining Options

In Hanksville, you'll find a selection of local dining spots that capture the essence of the region's flavors. Whether your appetite calls for a satisfying American feast or a quick, delightful bite, we've got you covered. Drop by Stan's Burger Shak for a classic Lake Powell experience, or savor a hearty meal at Duke's Slickrock Grill

Hotels and Motels

If you're seeking a comfortable respite during your journey, look no further than the Whispering Sands Motel. With its tranquil ambiance and diverse amenities, it's a perfect stop for relaxation and rejuvenation. Conveniently located along your route, the motel offers a great place to pause and recharge before continuing your adventure towards Lake Powell.

Stan's Burger Shak Food
Camping Sites

For outdoor enthusiasts, Hanksville offers camping options that allow you to immerse yourself in the natural beauty of the area. The Duke's RV and Campground provides an inviting space with its range of amenities, including the option of indulging in their luxurious cabins. Be sure to check out their website for availability in advance for a seamless camping experience.

Hanksville's Subtle Charms

While Hanksville is often a pit stop, take a moment to explore its hidden treasures. Marvel at the surrounding landscapes, visit local landmarks, and capture the essence of this unique Utah town.


As you journey through Hanksville on your way to the remarkable Lake Powell, remember that each moment of your adventure contributes to a remarkable experience. From fueling up to exploring Hanksville's charm, every aspect plays a role in shaping your journey. So, gear up, embrace the beauty around you, and create memories that will linger long after you've left this enchanting part of the world. Safe travels!

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