LABOR DAY WEEKEND STATISTICS (SEPT. 2-5, 2011)
Contact: Andrew S. Muñoz, (702) 293-8691
LAS VEGAS - The National Park Service has released visitor statistics for Labor Day weekend. They encompass visitor use and incident statistics from Friday, Sept. 2 through Monday, Sept. 5 throughout Lake Mead National Recreation Area, which includes both lakes Mead and Mohave.
Park rangers responded to multiple boating accidents and disabled boats in the park and several major medical calls. Medical response included one life saved from a near drowning. There were no fatalities over the holiday weekend.
Total Visitation: 104,689 visits
Arrests - 10
Total Warnings/Citations - 169
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Did You Know?
In October 1857, a caravan of 28 camels crossed the Colorado River below present Bullhead City, AZ. Lieutenant Edward F. Beale was testing camels for desert travel for the War Department.