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April 11, 2014
LAKE MEAD CLOSURE LIFTED IN TIME FOR CLARK COUNTY FAIR
BOULDER CITY, Nev. – The temporary closure on the west side of the Overton Arm at Lake Mead National Recreation Area has been lifted. Lands near St. Thomas and Stewarts Point are now open in time for the Clark County Fair and Rodeo.

April 09, 2014
TEMPORARY CLOSURES AT LAKE MEAD APRIL 9-10
BOULDER CITY, Nev. – Land areas in northern Lake Mead National Recreation Area will be temporarily closed April 9-10. Northshore Road, Echo Bay, Redstone and the lake remain open.

April 05, 2014
Cattle Removal Begins Today in Southern Nevada
Las Vegas – As provided in two Federal District Court orders, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Southern Nevada District Office and National Park Service (NPS) Lake Mead National Recreation Area today will begin removing cattle that have been grazing illegally on public land in Clark County for more than 20 years.

March 28, 2014
LAKE MOHAVE MARINA CONTRACT OPEN FOR BID
BOULDER CITY, Nev. – The National Park Service has issued a prospectus soliciting for proposals in response to a 15-year business opportunity to operate a full-service marina at Katherine Landing on Lake Mohave within Lake Mead National Recreation Area.

March 27, 2014
TEMPORARY CLOSURE MARCH 27-MAY 12 AT VIRGIN RIVER BASIN
BOULDER CITY, Nev. – Virgin River Basin at Lake Mead National Recreation Area will be temporarily closed March 27 through May 12.

March 13, 2014
UPCOMING EVENTS AT LAKE MEAD NATIONAL RECREATION AREA MARCH 15-APRIL 12
BOULDER CITY, NEV. – The following events are happening at Lake Mead National Recreation Area March 15-April 12

March 11, 2014
LAKE MEAD WELCOMES 6.3 MILLION VISITORS IN 2013
BOULDER CITY, Nev. – With 6.3 million visitors, Lake Mead National Recreation Area was the sixth most visited site in the National Park Service in 2013, according to figures released by the NPS March 10.

March 03, 2014
LAKE MEAD NRA VISITORS SPENT $252 MILLION IN LOCAL COMMUNITIES IN 2012
BOULDER CITY, Nev. – A new National Park Service report shows that, in 2012, more than six million Lake Mead National Recreation Area visitors spent $252 million in communities within 60 miles of the park, which supported 2,840 local jobs.

February 22, 2014
SEARCH CONTINUES FOR 2 MISSING BOATERS
BOULDER CITY, Nev. – The search for two missing Las Vegas men continues at Lake Mead Feb. 22.

February 21, 2014
SEARCH UNDERWAY FOR MISSING BOATERS
BOULDER CITY, Nev. – Officials have recovered an adult male and are searching for two others at Lake Mead National Recreation Area near Echo Bay.

February 06, 2014
TEMPORARY CLOSURE FEB 10 TO JUNE 30 AT WETLANDS TRAIL TRAILHEAD
BOULDER CITY, Nev. – Portions of Wetland Trail in Lake Mead National Recreation Area will be temporarily closed Feb. 10 through June 30 during the construction of a new grade control structure in the Lower Las Vegas Wash.

February 05, 2014
UPCOMING EVENTS AT LAKE MEAD NATIONAL RECREATION AREA FEB 8 – MARCH 29
BOULDER CITY, NEV. – The following events are happening at Lake Mead National Recreation Area Feb. 8 through March 29

January 31, 2014
600 MORE SOLAR PANELS INSTALLED AT LAKE MEAD NRA
BOULDER CITY, Nev. – Lake Mead National Recreation Area continues to “Go Green” with the addition of photovoltaic systems that not only ensure conservative energy, but also provide shade to government vehicles.

January 27, 2014
132 BALD EAGLES SPOTTED DURING LAKE MEAD NRA ANNUAL SURVEY
BOULDER CITY, Nev. – Volunteers and biologists spotted 132 bald eagles as eight survey boats traced the shorelines of Lake Mead and Lake Mohave searching for raptor species.

January 21, 2014
PUBLIC MEETINGS SCHEDULED TO DISCUSS FUTURE OF LAKE MEAD NRA WILDERNESS
BOULDER CITY, Nev. – The National Park Service is holding three public meetings Feb. 11, 12 and 13 to present preliminary alternatives to the Wilderness Management Plan at Lake Mead National Recreation Area.

November 25, 2013
UPCOMING EVENTS AT LAKE MEAD NATIONAL RECREATION AREA NOV 28-DEC 15
BOULDER CITY, NEV. – The following events are happening at Lake Mead National Recreation Area Nov. 28 through Dec. 15.

November 22, 2013
WILLOW BEACH ROAD REOPENS AFTER FLOOD DAMAGE
BOULDER CITY, NEV. – Willow Beach Road in Lake Mead National Recreation Area has reopened. It was temporarily closed due to flooding and storm damage.

November 22, 2013
RAIN CAUSES TEMPORARY ROAD CLOSURES AT LAKE MEAD NRA
BOULDER CITY, NEV. – Due to flooding and storm damage, Willow Beach and St. Thomas roads in Lake Mead National Recreation Area are temporarily closed.

November 01, 2013
ARAMARK SELECTED TO OPERATE LAKE MEAD’S SIGHTSEEING BOAT TOUR
BOULDER CITY, Nev. — A 10-year concession contract has been awarded to ARAMARK to operate Lake Mead National Recreation Area’s sightseeing boat tours.

Did You Know?

Lake Mead Exotic Plant Management Team

In order to manage invasive plants on park lands, 16 Exotic Plant Management Teams (EPMT's) have been deployed throughout the country. The teams are a new weapon to combat exotic plants. The first test of the EPMT concept was made in 1996 at Lake Mead National Recreation Area. More...