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 »
Second body found of Lake Mohave
Contact: Andrew S. Munoz, 702.283.2344
SEARCHLIGHT, Nev. - National Park Service rangers have located a body on Lake Mohave believed to be the second of the Pahrump men that has been missing since yesterday. The man was found near 9-Mile Cove on Lake Mohave at approximately 4:30 p.m.
The body of the 70-year-old man was found this morning and has since been turned over to the Clark County Coronor's Office.
The National Park Service has suspended its search pending the identification of the second body.
- NPS -
Did You Know?
With more than 700 miles of shoreline, Lake Mead offers countless opportunities for exploration. One can return to Lake Mead National Recreation Area again and again to a favorite cove or hideaway in which to enjoy the special solitude, where water and desert contrast and complement each other.