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, through Sept. 11. 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 »
HISTORIC LAKE MEAD OVERLOOK TO BE TEMPORARILY CLOSED MONDAY
LAS VEGAS – The historic Lake Mead Overlook will be closed Monday morning as crews assess the area in preparation of an upgrade and restoration project set to begin in fall. The overlook is located off of Nevada state route 172 (Old U.S. Hwy 93) between U.S. 93 and Hoover Dam.
Did You Know?
All yucca species have evolved a special relationship with yucca moths. Each species of the plant has its own corresponding species of pollinating moths.