2011 SUMMER FIRE RESTRICTIONS
Contact: Visitor Information, (702) 293-8990
Fire restrictions in effect at Lake Mead National Recreation Area are necessary to prevent wildfires during this period of extended drought and increased potential for wildfires in Nevada and Arizona. This restriction does not apply to National Park Service lands within the Grand Canyon-Parashant National Monument.
Effective at 12:00 a.m. PDT on Saturday, May 14, 2011 and until rescinded, the following acts are prohibited:
Activities that will be allowed include:
The following persons are exempt from the restrictions of this Fire Prevention Order:
The use of fireworks, including "safe and sane,” is prohibited at all times on all public lands including Lake Mead National Recreation Area.
Any violation of Fire Restrictions is punishable by a fine of not more than $5,000 or imprisonment of not more than 6 months, or both Title 36, Code of Federal Regulations, Section 2.13 (c) under the National Park Service.
Questions about fire restrictions at Lake Mead National Recreation Area can be directed to the Visitor Center or Park Information Desk at: (702) 293-8990 or 8906.
Did You Know?
Hoover Dam was the first major dam to span the wild Colorado River. One hundred twelve workers died before it was finished in 1935.