Often the hot Summer breezes and Wahweap tour boats will produce bone-jarring chop and waves especially along the main channel of the Colorado River. In the off-season mornings and evenings treat the boaters with glowing canyon walls and glass-smooth water.
The color of Glen Canyon National Recreation Area takes on a cooler tone with the lower sun and soft clouds.
Here’s more isolated photograph of the wonderful sand dune that we parked our boat on. It may be surprising to some that sandy beaches are relatively rare on Lake Powell (but still more plentiful than Lake Mead). In the off-season your chances of scoring such pristine camping spots are much better.