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LAKE MOHAVE LAUNCH RAMPS REOPENED

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Date: November 8, 2012

National Park Service
U.S. Department of the Interior

LAKE MEAD NATIONAL RECREATION AREA News Release

For Immediate Release: November 8, 2012
Release No.: 2012-62
Contact: Christie Vanover 702-283-2344

LAKE MOHAVE LAUNCH RAMPS REOPENED

BOULDER CITY, Nev. - The launch ramps on Lake Mohave have reopened to trailered boats. They were temporarily closed Oct. 29 when water levels were drawn down for a Bureau of Reclamation endangered species conservation project.

Water levels have returned to 633 feet and they are projected to rise over the next couple of weeks to a target depth of 636 feet.

-NPS-

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Muddy Mountains overlooking Lake Mead

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