• Sunset at Lake Mead's Boulder Basin

    Lake Mead

    National Recreation Area AZ,NV

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  • 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 »

  • Goldstrike Canyon, Arizona Hot Spring Trails Temporarily Closed

    A temporary emergency closure is in place for Goldstrike Canyon and Arizona Hot Spring trails within Lake Mead National Recreation Area, through Sept. 11. This closure includes National Park Service and Bureau of Reclamation lands. More »

  • Summer Fire Rules in Effect

    Lake Mead NRA is now enforcing summer fire restrictions. Please click 'more' to learn about the rules for fire during our hot, dry season. More »

B-29 Bomber

Lake Mead NRA has legally been designated as custodian of the B29 Superfortress Bomber and all its appurtenances. All known artifacts that were removed from the aircraft have been returned to Lake Mead NRA and are being curated in the museum collection repository.

Submerged Resource Center Fact Sheet [jpg 326k]

Lake Mead's Cold War Legacy [pdf 3,092k]

Site Plan [pdf 528k]

 
 
 

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Sunset in a Wilderness Area

"It is not the language of painters but the language of nature to which one has to listen." -- Vincent Van Gogh