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 »
Goldstrike Canyon, Arizona Hot Spring Trails Temporarily Closed
A temporary emergency closure is in place for Goldstrike Canyon and Arizona Hot Spring trails within Lake Mead National Recreation Area, beginning Aug. 1. This closure includes National Park Service and Bureau of Reclamation lands. More »
Summer Fire Rules in Effect
Lake Mead NRA is now enforcing summer fire restrictions. Please click 'more' to learn about the rules for fire during our hot, dry season. 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.
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