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 »
General Park Regulations
User Notice: The Electronic Code of Federal Regulations (e-CFR) is a currently updated version of the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR). It is not an official legal edition of the CFR. The e-CFR is an editorial compilation of CFR material and Federal Register amendments produced by the National Archives and Records Administration's Office of the Federal Register (OFR) and the Government Printing Office. The National Park Service does not maintain the pages that are linked from this page. The OFR updates the material in the e-CFR on a daily basis. The current update status appears at the top of all e-CFR web pages More. The official legal edition of the CFR is available from Government Printing Office Federal Digital System.
Code of Federal Regulations
TITLE 36--Parks, Forests, and Public Property
Part 1 - General Provisions
Part 3 - Boating and Water Use Activities
Part 4 - Vehicles and Traffic Safety
Part 5 - Commerical and Private Operations
Part 7, Section 7.48 - Special Regulations for Lake Mead National Recreation Area
The Superintendent Compendium further describes park specific regulations.
Did You Know?
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.