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 »
THE UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR
EMERGENCY CLOSURE ORDER
JANUARY 30, 2007
Pursuant to the authority vested in me as Superintendent, Lake Mead National Recreation Area, National Park Service, I hereby declare that portion of Lake Mead commonly referred to as “The Narrows” from shoreline to shoreline beginning at the eastern longitude of 114° 39’ 1” and latitude 36° 7’ 49.5” to western longitude of 114° 32’ 54.2” and latitude 36° 9’ 3.7”, to be closed to all boat traffic, fishing, and other public use during an emergency marina relocation operation.
This emergency closure will be in effect from 12 noon to 6 p.m. This closure may begin earlier or be extended past 6 p.m. if the relocation operations warrant.
The area to be closed in the interest of public safety is indicated on the drawing show below, which is hereby made a part of this order. Times during which this closure will be in effect are:
Friday, February 2, 2007, 12 noon to 6 p.m.
(Authority: Section 1.5, Chapter 1, Title 36, Code of Federal Regulations, revised July 1, 2005. Section 100.35, Chapter 1, Title 33, Code of Federal Regulations, Revised July 1, 2005.)
William K. Dickinson
Did You Know?
Joshua trees are the largest of the yuccas, growing to 35 feet tall. They are among the oldest plants in the desert; some over 1,000 years old.