• Sunset at Lake Mead's Boulder Basin

    Lake Mead

    National Recreation Area AZ,NV

Frequently Asked Questions

The answers to many questions visitors ask about Lake Mead National Recreation Area can be found on this website.


Q. What is the water temperature at Lake Mead or Lake Mohave?
A. Water temperatures are updated daily. Weather and Water Temperatures

Q. Can I make reservations at a campground?
A. There are no reservations at Park Service Campgrounds. Complete Camping Info

Q. Where can I go hiking?
A. There are few established hiking trails but many places to hike. Hiking

Q. Where can I rent a houseboat?
A. Several concessioners rent houseboats, as well as other types of water craft. Marinas

Q. Where can I buy an annual pass?
A. Daily and annual passes can be purchased at the entrance stations. Annual passes may also be purchased by mail.Fee Schedule

Q. How much are Lake Use Fees?
A. Lake use fees for one vessel for 1 to 7 days is $16.00. More complete information can be found on the Fee Schedule

Q. Can I drive off-road with my off-road vehicle?
A. Federal regulations prohibit motor vehicles except on park roads and parking areas. Vehicles are permitted only on approved roads and only when they are properly licensed for street use. The recreation is not open to off-road travel of any kind.

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