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Date: August 26, 2011
Contact: Visitor Information, 702-293-8990

LAS VEGAS - The temporary closure of Lakeview Point Overlook for maintenance originally scheduled for Aug. 29 has now been rescheduled for Sept. 8 from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. The overlook is accessible from the Hoover Dam Access Road (Old U.S. 93) on the Nevada side.

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Did You Know?

A flowering Mohave Yucca

The Native Americans utilized the many resources the Mojave Desert offered. The Mojave yucca provided materials for mats, sandals, nets, baskets, and rope. Its cucumber-like fruit was an important food source in the spring.