• Sunset at Lake Mead's Boulder Basin

    Lake Mead

    National Recreation Area AZ,NV

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 In Take Towers

Lake Mead was named in honor of Dr. Elwood Mead. As Commissioner of Reclamation from 1924 - 1936, he drafted new specifications for a giant project that would dam the Colorado River and create the world's (at that time) largest artificial lake.