I-15 REOPENED, LAKE MEAD ENTRANCE FEES TO RESUME SUNDAY
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 »
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 »
National Park Service Engine Reports Small Fire at Lake Mead Marina Complex (Part of Las Vegas Boat Harbor Marina) 22-08 Update
Contact: Roxanne Dey, 702.293.8691
2:00 p.m. update:
This small isolated fire that occurred this morning will not in anyway affect public access to the rest of the marina operations. The marinas remain open for business. The services offered at Las Vegas Boat Harbor include: boat rentals, a store, fuel dock, restaurant, meeting area, and courtesy docks. The public boat launch ramp next to the marina, Hemenway Harbor Launch ramp is open to the public.
At this time, the exact cause of the fire is unknown. At this time, NPS Rangers do not believe anyone was injured. The fire is still under investigation and updates will be sent when more information becomes available.
The Las Vegas Boat Harbor concession employees successfully contained the blaze with NPS Rangers and fire personnel.
This is all we know at this time. Additional updates will be sent via email.
Did You Know?
Lake Mead was named in honor of Dr. Elwood Mead. As Commissioner of Reclamation from 1924 - 1936, he drafted new specifications for a giant project that would dam the Colorado River and create the world's (at that time) largest artificial lake.