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 »
Onboard Weather Forecasting Class for Boaters this Saturday at Lake Mead Marina Complex, 10 a.m. to 12 noon 24-08
Contact: Roxanne Dey, 702.293.8691
The Las Vegas Sail & Power Squadron is hosting a series of monthly boating safety classes at the Lake Mead Complex of the Las Vegas Boat Harbor Marina. This Saturday’s class will be held from 10 a.m. to 12 noon, and will focus on onboard weather forecasting for boaters. Weather plays a crucial role in boating safety.Meteorologist John Fredericks has been invited to share important information about weather safety on Lake Mead.
The class will be held in the banquet room (behind the Boathouse Restaurant) of the Lake Mead Marina Complex. The class is free. There is a $35 optional charge for materials if you choose to purchase the information packets. Reservations are encouraged. Please contact the Don Petersen with the Las Vegas Sail & Power Squadron directly if you have questions or would like to reserve a spot. He can be reached by phone at 378.4264
Did You Know?
Joshua trees are the largest of the yuccas, growing to 35 feet tall. They are among the oldest plants in the desert; some over 1,000 years old.