• Sunset at Lake Mead's Boulder Basin

    Lake Mead

    National Recreation Area AZ,NV

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  • 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 »

  • Goldstrike Canyon, Arizona Hot Spring Trails Temporarily Closed

    A temporary emergency closure is in place for Goldstrike Canyon and Arizona Hot Spring trails within Lake Mead National Recreation Area, beginning Aug. 1. This closure includes National Park Service and Bureau of Reclamation lands. More »

  • Summer Fire Rules in Effect

    Lake Mead NRA is now enforcing summer fire restrictions. Please click 'more' to learn about the rules for fire during our hot, dry season. 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?

Joshua Trees

Joshua trees are the largest of the yuccas, growing to 35 feet tall. They are among the oldest plants in the desert; some over 1,000 years old.