• Sunset at Lake Mead's Boulder Basin

    Lake Mead

    National Recreation Area AZ,NV

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The Story of Lake Mead Lodge

The Lake Mead Lodge, originally known as Hualapai Lodge, was located on the western shore (map) of Lake Mead. It was built in the 1930s in response to the need for overnight lodging for recreationalists in this area. Its story, including eventual demolition follows. more

 
Lake Mead Lodge Postcard
Postcard of Lake Mead Lodge, ca. 1950. Courtesy of Boulder City Historical Society.
 
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"Wilderness... is hereby recognized as an area where the earth and its community of life are untrammeled by man, where man himself is a visitor who does not remain." --Wilderness Act