Natural Features & Ecosystems
Lake Mead National Recreation Area (NRA) provides spectacular scenic vistas of Lake Mead and rugged and isolated backcountry. Striking and dramatic physical features include deep canyons, dry washes, sheer cliffs, distant mountain ranges, the lakes, colorful soils and rock formations and mosaics of different vegetation.
Did You Know?
"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