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    The Nevada Department of Transportation reopened a northbound and southbound lane of Interstate 15 Sept. 12; therefore, Lake Mead National Recreation Area entrance fees will resume Sept. 14. More »

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  • 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 »

TEMPORARY BACKCOUNTRY ROAD CLOSURE SEPT. 20-21 NEAR TEMPLE BAR

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Date: September 15, 2011
Contact: Andrew S. Muñoz, (702) 293-8691

TEMPLE BAR, Ariz. - The National Park Service will be temporarily closing approved road (AR) 134 to through traffic Sept. 20-21 at the park boundary. AR 134 also known as Temple Bar Back Road provides access to the White Hills near Temple Bar. Park staff will be installing cattle guards at these points. Visitors who use AR 134 to travel between Temple Bar and Pearce Ferry Road should use alternate routes. The closure will not affect Gregg's Hideout Road (AR 136).

MAP OF CLOSURE LOCATIONS:

http://www.bing.com/maps/?v=2&cp=35.940746933811816~-114.33740184095562&lvl=12&dir=0&sty=r&cid=9DA1165684DC7668!145

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Joshua Trees

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