We just can't get enough of the great outdoors in Arizona. Whether you find adventure by going on hikes or discovering hidden gems on the water, Rock Creek Canyon in Arizona is home to many secret spots that'll leave you in awe.

Adventurers can explore Rock Creek Canyon in Lake Powell by boat, kayak, or paddleboard and scope out some of the many hidden caves. Kayak rentals are only $35 per day, while paddleboard rentals are $45 per day. During your fall adventure, you can also go fishing, camping, or hiking on some of the nearby trails. 

You'll find this huge lake in Page, Arizona, and southern Utah. It'll cost you $30 per vehicle to enter the National Park, so be sure to bring along your friends for a road trip kind of weekend.

Most of the caves can be found around Lake Powell and some of them are big enough to drive in by boat! This massive manmade lake is open year-round and the best time to visit is September through October when the weather is cooler.

There's even a double arch cave that you can paddleboard through. If your friends are busy, you can bring your furry friend along for the ride.

One popular trail will lead you to a breathtaking view of Horseshoe Bend. The hike is also great for beginners.

For a romantic getaway, you and your S/O can go on a private boat tour and finish the night off with a dinner cruise on the water. You'll have some of the best sunset views around.

If you're looking for a grand adventure that takes you around a horseshoe-shaped canyon, you can check it out here. No matter the time of year, Lake Powell has some great hidden gems you can visit year-round. 

Rock Creek Canyon at Lake Powell

Price: Free, $30 Lake Powell entrance fee

Location: Lake Powell, AZ/Utah

Why You Should Go: This double arch cave is one of the best spots on Lake Powell. You can even get that perfect Instagram shot you've been wanting. 


We strongly advise that before you go swimming or visit any location, you check the most recent updates on potential hazards, security, water quality, and closures. If you do plan to visit a location, respect the environment.

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