• 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 »

  • Important Notice to Mariners

    Lake Mead water elevations will be declining throughout the summer. Before launching, check lake levels, launch ramp conditions, changes to Aids to Navigation and weather conditions by clicking on More »

  • 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 »

Other Resources

Lake Mead National Recreation Area works with a variety of partners in education. We've provided the following links for your convenience.

Beyond the Classroom - CHOLLA (Connecting Hands Offering Life Long Learning)
Link to website: http://interact.ccsd.net/Beyond%20the%20Classroom/

Death Valley National Park
link to website: http://www.nps.gov/deva

Great Basin National Park
Link to website: http://www.nps.gov/grba

Joshua Tree National Park
Link to website: http://www.nps.gov/jotr

Mojave Max Education Project
Link to website: http://www.mojavemax.com

Mojave National Preserve
Link to website: http://www.nps.gov/moja

Partners for Education About the Environment
Link to website: http://www.enviroedexchange.org

Did You Know?

Chuckwalla in Bridge Canyon Wilderness - photo taken by Brian Beffort

"To those that have not yet learned the secret of true happiness, begin now to study the little things in your own door yard." -- George Washington Carver