Damage Caused by Recent Summer Storm Events at Lake Mead National Recreation Area 37-07
Contact: Roxanne Dey, 702.293.8691
The National Park Service is reporting damage to some park roads and parking areas caused by recent isolated summer storm cells at Lake Mead NRA. The following areas have been affected:
Cottonwood Cove (on the Nevada side of Lake Mohave):
Eldorado Canyon (on the Nevada side of Lake Mohave):
Princess Cove (on the Arizona side of Lake Mohave):
Katherine Landing area roads (on the Arizona side of Lake Mohave):
NPS Rangers and Maintenance Crews want to remind all visitors of the dangers posed by localized storms and flash flooding. When summer rain storms are in the area, it is important to not hike, camp, or fish in washes – even if it is not raining in your immediate vicinity. Visitors should never attempt to drive through a flooded area.
Did You Know?
In October 1857, a caravan of 28 camels crossed the Colorado River below present Bullhead City, AZ. Lieutenant Edward F. Beale was testing camels for desert travel for the War Department.