Hansen Creek Canyon


Located a few short miles from Halls Crossing Marina, Hansen Creek Canyon is a fairly wide canyon that winds back through low canyon rock hills and ends at a sand wash. The canyon offers little shade, but has several nice anchoring spots and alcoves. While not the most scenic canyon at Lake Powell it provides a secluded base for houseboating or beach camping.A short hike up the rock hills provides great views of the Henry Mountains.

  • Nearest Marina:  Halls Crossing: 10 miles
  • Mile Marker Buoy:  104
  • Camping: Yes – includes some sand / beach areas.
  • Anchoring:  Yes – several.
  • Beach / Sand:  Limited, but large sand deposit toward end of the canyon.
  • Hiking:  Hiking / exploring can be done up Hansen Creek.
  • Skiing/Wakeboarding: Secluded areas in the canyon and near the main channel.
  • Fishing: Good.
  • Shade: Limited.
  • Special Notes: Severe rainstorms can produce flash flooding down Hansen Creek – take caution if you choose to anchor in the wash area at the end of the canyon.

Directions: From Halls Crossing Marina travel uplake (north) approximately 10 miles to mile marker 104. Hansen Creek Canyon is noted by a buoy marker on the East.

Hansen Creek Canyon Map

Additional Maps & Photos of Hansen Creek Canyon (click enlarge images)

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