• Sunset at Lake Mead's Boulder Basin

    Lake Mead

    National Recreation Area AZ,NV

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Earth Friendly Park

Green Side of Lake Mead NRA video

Lake Mead NRA is an
earth friendly park. video here

 
Worker fills compost container

Compost feeds the plants at
our native plant nursery.
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Restoring the Land

Restoration and preservation
is part of the important work
done at Lake Mead NRA.
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Did You Know?

Desolate picture of the Mojave Desert

In October 1857, a caravan of 28 camels crossed the Colorado River below present Bullhead City, AZ. Lieutenant Edward F. Beale was testing camels for desert travel for the War Department.