June 19, 2015
LAKE CONDITIONS FOR JUNE 19-21
BOULDER CITY, Nevada – With hot temperatures and lower-than-average water levels, National Park Service officials are reminding visitors to take extra precautions over the weekend.
June 14, 2015
1 DEAD IN POSSIBLE DROWNING AT BOULDER BEACH
BOULDER CITY, Nevada – An adult male has presumably drowned after swimming near Boulder Beach at Lake Mead National Recreation Area June 14.
June 08, 2015
3 PIPE BOMBS DISCOVERED, MADE SAFE AT LAKE MOHAVE
LAKE MOHAVE, Arizona – Three pipe bombs were discovered underwater in Lake Mohave and were made safe without incident June. 8.
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 Tunnel Trail at Lake Mead National Recreation Area and the Hoover Dam as a national recreation trail.
June 04, 2015
1 DEAD IN POSSIBLE DROWNING
BOULDER CITY, Nevada – The body of an adult male was recovered near Morning Star Cove on Lake Mohave June 4.
May 28, 2015
GOLDSTRIKE CANYON, ARIZONA HOT SPRING TRAILS TEMPORARILY CLOSED MAY 29-SEP 8
BOULDER CITY, Nevada – A temporary emergency closure will go into effect for Goldstrike Canyon and Arizona Hot Spring trails within Lake Mead National Recreation Area, beginning May 29.
May 14, 2015
2015 FIRE RESTRICTIONS ANNOUNCED
LAS VEGAS – May 15, the Bureau of Land Management, Bureau of Reclamation, National Park Service, Nevada Division of Forestry, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, and U.S. Forest Service are implementing fire restrictions in Southern Nevada.
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.
May 08, 2015
UPCOMING EVENTS AT LAKE MEAD NATIONAL RECREATION AREA MAY 9 TO 31
BOULDER CITY, NEV. – The following events are happening at Lake Mead National Recreation Area May 9 to 31.
April 29, 2015
LAKE MEAD NRA RANGERS CONNECT KIDS TO ART, SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
BOULDER CITY, Nevada -- Lake Mead National Recreation Area park rangers will be connecting kids with science, technology and art May 1 and 2 at First Friday and the Giant Science & Technology Expo.
April 29, 2015
LAKE MEAD NRA SUPERVISORS TRAINED TO CREATE SAFETY CULTURE
BOULDER CITY, Nevada – More than 30 Lake Mead National Recreation Area supervisors re-emphasized their commitment to employee safety April 28 by participating in the Operational Leadership for Supervisors course.
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 23, 2015
PERMIT AWARDED, DIVES RESUME ON B-29 SUBMERGED IN LAKE MEAD
BOULDER CITY, Nevada – The National Park Service issued a permit to Scuba Training and Technology, April 15, authorizing the company to provide dive tours of B-29 Superfortress Bomber that is submerged within Lake Mead.
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.
April 01, 2015
LOCAL NATIONAL PARK UNITS JOIN ‘FIND YOUR PARK’ MOVEMENT
BOULDER CITY, Nevada – Lake Mead National Recreation Area and Tule Springs Fossil Beds National Monument are joining national parks, programs and partners across the country to encourage everyone to find their park and share their stories online at FindYourPark.com.
March 02, 2015
LAKE MEAD NRA WILDERNESS MANAGEMENT PLAN COMPLETE
BOULDER CITY, Nevada -- Lake Mead National Recreation Area’s Wilderness Management Plan/Environmental Impact Statement has been finalized and a Notice of Availability was published in the Federal Register Feb. 27.
February 23, 2015
LAKE MEAD NRA ROADS TO UNDERGO 4 MILLION IN IMPROVEMENTS
BOULDER CITY, Nevada – A nearly $4 million construction project to improve roads within Lake Mead National Recreation Area will begin March 2.
February 20, 2015
LAKE MEAD NATIONAL RECREATION AREA PARTNERS WITH SCHOOL DISTRICT TO GET ‘EVERY KID IN A PARK’
BOULDER CITY, Nevada – In the next few months, the National Park Service and Every Kid in a Park initiative will provide fourth graders and their families free entrance to national parks and federally-managed public lands, including Lake Mead National Recreation Area and Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, for a year.
February 19, 2015
LAKE MEAD NRA RANKS 6TH IN VISITATION FOR 2014
BOULDER CITY, Nev. – With 6.9 million visitors, Lake Mead National Recreation Area was the sixth most visited site in the National Park Service in 2014, according to figures released by the NPS Feb. 17. The report also showed that visitation at America’s national parks broke all-time records in 2014 with 292.8 million visits to national parks.
February 10, 2015
LAKE MEAD NATIONAL RECREATION AREA PROPOSES FEE INCREASES
BOULDER CITY, Nevada – Lake Mead National Recreation Area, a unit of the National Park Service, is seeking public comment on a proposed recreation fee increase.
October 27, 2014
EXPERIENCE WILDERNESS WITH LAKE MEAD’S NEW EXPLORE MAPS
BOULDER CITY, Nevada – When people think of wilderness, they seldom think of houseboats, cars or four-wheelers, but at Lake Mead National Recreation Area, there is a way for visitors to experience the park’s wilderness areas using all of these modes of transportation.
October 23, 2014
LAKE MEAD RV VILLAGE NAMED A TOP SCENIC RV PARK FOR 2014
BOULDER CITY, Nevada – Lake Mead RV Village has been named one of the most scenic RV parks in America and the most scenic in Nevada.
October 14, 2014
REID CELEBRATES LAKE MEAD NRA’S 50TH ANNIVERSARY WITH PARK, VOLUNTEERS
BOULDER CITY, Nevada – U.S. Sen. Harry Reid helped Lake Mead National Recreation Area celebrate its 50th anniversary Oct. 11 at Cottonwood Cove Marina near Searchlight, Nevada.
August 21, 2014
LAKE MEAD HITS RECORD LOW, WATER RECREATION STILL ‘PREMIER’
BOULDER CITY, Nevada – Throughout the summer, media have reported that Lake Mead is “sinking,” “shriveling” and “drying to new lows.” Yes, the lake has reached a record low, but the lake is nowhere near dry. The reservoir that began filling after the construction of the Hoover Dam remains one of America’s largest man-made lakes and one of the National Park Service’s most popular destinations.
August 19, 2014
NPS RELEASES ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENT RELATED TO BOULDER CITY BYPASS PROJECT
BOULDER CITY, Nevada – The National Park Service is seeking public comment on an environmental assessment for a proposed Utility Line Relocation and Temporary Water Line for Boulder City Bypass Project at Lake Mead National Recreation Area.
August 18, 2014
SEARCH UNDERWAY FOR MISSING CALIFORNIA MAN
BOULDER CITY, Nevada – National Park Service rangers are searching for a missing 31-year-old Southern California man who was last seen in the water near Cottonwood Cove on Lake Mohave.
June 24, 2014
INTERIOR DESIGNATES SOUTHWEST’S FIRST NATIONAL WATER TRAIL
BOULDER CITY, Nevada – Secretary of Interior Sally Jewell has designated a portion of the Lower Colorado River that flows through Lake Mead National Recreation Area as a National Water Trail.