• Sunset at Lake Mead's Boulder Basin

    Lake Mead

    National Recreation Area AZ,NV

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  • I-15 REOPENED, LAKE MEAD ENTRANCE FEES TO RESUME SUNDAY

    The Nevada Department of Transportation reopened a northbound and southbound lane of Interstate 15 Sept. 12; therefore, Lake Mead National Recreation Area entrance fees will resume Sept. 14. More »

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  • Areas of Park Impacted by Storm Damage

    Strong storms rolled through Lake Mead National Recreation Area Aug. 3-4, causing damage to some areas of the park. Crews are working to restore the below locations. Debris may be present in other areas of the park, as well, especially in the backcountry. More »

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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