January 27, 2016
UPCOMING EVENTS AT LAKE MEAD NATIONAL RECREATION AREA JAN 30 TO FEB 28
BOULDER CITY, Nevada. – The following events are happening at Lake Mead National Recreation Area Jan. 30 to Feb. 28
January 22, 2016
LAKE MEAD INSTITUTE TO HOST ENERGY INNOVATION DAY JAN 30
BOULDER CITY, Nevada – The Lake Mead Institute is hosting an Energy Innovation Day at the Lake Mead Visitor Center Jan. 30. Rangers and local experts will be available 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. for programs and activities that explore the ever-changing energy needs at Lake Mead.
January 15, 2016
113 BALD EAGLES COUNTED DURING LAKE MEAD’S MIDWINTER SURVEY
BOULDER CITY, Nevada – Survey teams set out at dawn on eight different boats throughout Lake Mead National Recreation Area Jan. 12 to survey the local bald eagle population on lakes Mead and Mohave.
January 07, 2016
WETLANDS TRAIL CLOSURE, EXTENDED TO SEVEN DAYS A WEEK
BOULDER CITY, Nevada – Portions of the Wetlands Trail in Lake Mead National Recreation Area are closed seven days a week for the continued construction of a new grade control structure in the Lower Las Vegas Wash.
January 07, 2016
ROADS TO LAKE MOHAVE TO UNDERGO $11.3 MILLION IN IMPROVEMENTS
BOULDER CITY, Nevada – An $11.3 million construction project to improve roads leading to Katherine Landing within Lake Mead National Recreation Area will begin Jan. 11.
December 16, 2015
NEXT GENERATION DISCOVERS GREAT OUTDOORS AT LAKE MEAD NRA
BOULDER CITY, Nevada – Youth from across the Las Vegas Valley visited Lake Mead National Recreation Area Dec. 12 to take part in an outdoor discovery series designed to connect with and create the next generation of park visitors, supporters and advocates.
December 16, 2015
UPCOMING EVENTS AT LAKE MEAD NATIONAL RECREATION AREA DEC 25 TO JAN 31
BOULDER CITY, Nevada. – The following events are happening at Lake Mead National Recreation Area Dec. 25 to Jan. 31.
December 04, 2015
HEALTHCARE, OUTDOOR RECREATION AGENCIES PARTNER TO IMPROVE HEALTH OF SOUTHERN NEVADA
LAS VEGAS – U.S. Department of Interior Secretary Sally Jewell and U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Acting Deputy Secretary Mary Wakefield met in Las Vegas Dec. 4 to discuss the Affordable Care Act and how local agencies are connecting recreation with healthy living.
October 14, 2015
LAKE MEAD NATIONAL RECREATION AREA LAUNCHES VIRTUAL MUSEUM
BOULDER CITY, Nevada – Oct. 15 marks the anniversary of the signing of the National Historic Preservation Act and Oct. 17 is International Archaeology Day. Lake Mead National Recreation Area is celebrating with the launch of its new Virtual Museum.
October 06, 2015
LAKE MEAD NATIONAL RECREATION AREA TO INCREASE FEES JAN 1
BOULDER CITY, Nevada – Lake Mead National Recreation Area will increase entrance, vessel and camping fees to the park Jan. 1, 2016. The increase is part of a larger National Park Service initiative to standardize fees in similar parks across the country.
September 22, 2015
LAKE MEAD NATIONAL RECREATION AREA WELCOMES CENTENNIAL VOLUNTEER AMBASSADOR
BOULDER CITY, Nevada – Lake Mead National Recreation Area was one of 70 national park units to be appointed a Centennial volunteer ambassador intern to help connect people to their national parks and public lands in support of the National Park Service’s 100th anniversary in 2016.
September 04, 2015
FREE LOANER LIFE JACKETS AVAILABLE AT NORTH AZ TELEPHONE COVE ON LAKE MOHAVE
BOULDER CITY, Nevada – Arizona Game and Fish and the National Park Service have teamed up to save lives. A new life jacket loaner station has been installed at North Arizona Telephone Cove on Lake Mohave.
September 02, 2015
INTERIOR SECRETARY, WHITE HOUSE KICK-OFF ‘EVERY KID IN A PARK’ IN LAS VEGAS
LAS VEGAS – U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell gave 65 Las Vegas fourth graders an annual pass for free entry to more than 2,000 federally managed lands and waters during the nation’s first official Every Kid in a Park event Sept. 2.
August 27, 2015
LAUNCH RAMP CONSTRUCTION UNDERWAY AT LAKE MEAD
BOULDER CITY, Nevada – Launch ramp conditions at Lake Mead have improved significantly thanks to an ongoing $1.5 million construction project that began in late July.
August 20, 2015
LIZETTE RICHARDSON APPOINTED SUPERINTENDENT AT LAKE MEAD NATIONAL RECREATION AREA
SAN FRANCISCO – Lizette Richardson has been appointed as superintendent of Lake Mead National Recreation Area, a large and heavily-visited park that straddles the border between Nevada and Arizona. She succeeds William Dickinson, who retired from the National Park Service. Richardson previously worked at the park and will begin her new assignment in early October.
June 05, 2015
HISTORIC RAILROAD TRAIL DESIGNATED AS NATIONAL HISTORIC TRAIL
BOULDER CITY, Nevada – In advance of National Trails Day June 6, U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell and National Park Service Director Jonathan B. Jarvis have designated the Historic Railroad Trail at Lake Mead National Recreation Area and the Hoover Dam as a national recreation trail.
May 12, 2015
CLEVELAND STUDENT SHADOWS LAKE MEAD NRA PARK RANGERS FOR SENIOR PROJECT
BOULDER CITY, Nevada – Joel Kavaras, a senior from Independence High School in Cleveland, Ohio, is spending the last two weeks of his high school career job shadowing park rangers at Lake Mead National Recreation Area in Nevada and Arizona.
April 23, 2015
LAKE MEAD NRA VISITORS SPENT $290 MILLION IN LOCAL COMMUNITIES IN 2014
BOULDER CITY, Nevada – A new National Park Service report shows that in 2014, nearly 7 million Lake Mead National Recreation Area visitors spent $290 million in communities near the park. That spending supported nearly 4,000 local jobs.
April 03, 2015
YOUTH RESTORE SPUR TRAIL LEADING TO HISTORIC RAILROAD TRAIL
BOULDER CITY, Nevada – Thanks to a youth trail crew from the Arizona Conservation Corps, there is another trailhead for the Historic Railroad Trail in Lake Mead National Recreation Area.