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  • 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, through Sept. 11. 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 »

Notice to Mariners - Changes in Aids to Navigation Las Vegas Wash Area of Lake Mead

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Date: July 15, 2008
Contact: Roxanne Dey, 702.293.8691

Lake Mead Recreation Area Superintendent William K Dickenson announces changes to Aids to Navigation in the Las Vegas Wash area of Lake Mead. Due to lowering water levels, the following navigation light has been temporarily deactivated:

Black Island Light #2 was located at:

36 degrees 06 minutes 02.664 seconds north

114 degrees 46 minutes 34.896 seconds west

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