• Sunset at Lake Mead's Boulder Basin

    Lake Mead

    National Recreation Area AZ,NV

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  • I-15 REOPENED, LAKE MEAD ENTRANCE FEES TO RESUME SUNDAY

    The Nevada Department of Transportation reopened a northbound and southbound lane of Interstate 15 Sept. 12; therefore, Lake Mead National Recreation Area entrance fees will resume Sept. 14. More »

  • 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 »

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?

Pinto Valley Wilderness

"Nature is often hidden, sometimes overcome, seldom extinguished." -- Francis Bacon