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 »
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 »
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?
Today you can walk or bicycle along the elevated railroad bed used to haul supplies and materials for the construction of Hoover Dam and enjoy the spectacular views of Lake Mead and the surrounding desert landscape. More...