• Sunset at Lake Mead's Boulder Basin

    Lake Mead

    National Recreation Area AZ,NV

There are park alerts in effect.
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    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 »

Park Planning

Stay Involved in the Management of Your National Parks

We rely heavily on your feedback to help guide the stewardship of America's great natural and cultural resources. By clicking on the Documents link below, you can read about projects specific to Lake Mead NRA. In addition, the NPS launched a new, web-based software- Planning, Environment and Public Comment (PEPC)- which will act as your eyes and ears on projects occurring at NPS units throughout the nation. The PEPC site makes it easy for you to review planning and environmental documents and allows you to post your comments on documents open for public comment. We encourage you to visit http://parkplanning.nps.gov to access the PEPC site.


General Management Plan & Lake Management Plan have been moved to Park Management Plans section

Documents Menu Document Type: HTML

LAME-2001 - Strategic Plan, Part A Document Type: Word

LAME-2001 - Strategic Plan, Part B Document Type: Word

Superintendent's Compendium Document has been moved to the Laws and Policies section.

Did You Know?

A flowering Mohave Yucca

The Native Americans utilized the many resources the Mojave Desert offered. The Mojave yucca provided materials for mats, sandals, nets, baskets, and rope. Its cucumber-like fruit was an important food source in the spring.