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 »
Public Imput Sought for Cottonwood Cove and Katherine Landing Development Plans
Contact: Andrew Munoz, 702.293.8691
Boulder City, Nev. – The National Park Service is seeking public input to assist with the preparation of development concept plans (DCPs) and an accompanying environmental impact statement for the Cottonwood Cove and Katherine Landing developed areas on Lake Mohave. The Park Service will be holding public open houses in Bullhead City, Searchlight, and Boulder City where members of the community can make suggestions, comments, or identify issues that should be consider in the plans.
Did You Know?
Hoover Dam was the first major dam to span the wild Colorado River. One hundred twelve workers died before it was finished in 1935.