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On our way to Smith Fork, in October mind you, after hearing about it all summer, I finally made us go into Moqui Canyon.  It was way cooler than I thought.  Apparently there are Moqui steps (smallish holes carved into the canyon walls to climb up and down) in it somewhere, but we couldn’t find them, so we just kept exploring.

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I had been looking at maps of Lake Powell all summer.  Like a lot.  And I had no idea what Moqui Canyon was like.  It was long, forked a bunch of times, and was fun and twisty.  We would pick a direction at the fork, then go back down the other way later, doing this most times we came to a fork.

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This would be a good place to park a houseboat if you were leaving from Bullfrog, too.  There are some beaches a little further in and it’s not too far.  Get a powerboat too for optimal exploring.  That would let you see a lot more of the lake in a much more fuel and time efficient way.  The north has tons to offer, like Annies Crack, which is a little hard to find if you don’t know what or where it is, Defiance House Ruins in Forgotten Canyon, which I haven’t been to yet, and a stellar view of the Henry Mountains.  It’s definitely worth a visit if you’re in the area on the lake.

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Have you been to Lake Powell?  Which part?  What did you do there?  Do you want to go?