• Sunset at Lake Mead's Boulder Basin

    Lake Mead

    National Recreation Area AZ,NV

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Desert Princess

Scheduling is handled through Lake Mead Cruises and there is a cost associated with this field trip. Programs are offered on a first-come, first-served basis and reservations are required. They begin at 10:15 a.m. and end at noon.

For reservations and cost information, please call Lake Mead Cruises at (702) 294-6714.

3rd-5th grades
Geology at a Glance
Subject: Geology
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Did You Know?

Hoover Dam

Hoover Dam was the first major dam to span the wild Colorado River. One hundred twelve workers died before it was finished in 1935.