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December 04, 2014
BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES FOR GUIDED DIVING ON SUBMERGED B-29
BOULDER CITY, Nev. – The National Park Service is offering two business opportunities to operate guided scuba diving tours on the B-29 Superfortress Bomber submerged within Lake Mead.

December 03, 2014
UPCOMING EVENTS AT LAKE MEAD NATIONAL RECREATION AREA DEC 6 TO JAN 1
BOULDER CITY, Nevada – The following events are happening at Lake Mead National Recreation Area Dec. 6 to Jan. 1.

November 12, 2014
DEVELOPMENT CONCEPT PLANS FOR LAKE MOHAVE MARINAS COMPLETE
BOULDER CITY, Nevada – Lake Mead National Recreation Area’s Cottonwood Cove and Katherine Landing Development Concept Plan/Environmental Impact Statement was finalized and the notice of availability was published in the Federal Register Nov. 7.

November 05, 2014
WETLANDS TRAIL NOW OPEN WEEKENDS AND HOLIDAYS
BOULDER CITY, Nevada – The Wetlands Trail in Lake Mead National Recreation Area is now open on weekends and holidays. It was closed Feb. 10 for construction of a new grade control structure in the Lower Las Vegas Wash.

October 27, 2014
EXPERIENCE WILDERNESS WITH LAKE MEAD’S NEW EXPLORE MAPS
BOULDER CITY, Nevada – When people think of wilderness, they seldom think of houseboats, cars or four-wheelers, but at Lake Mead National Recreation Area, there is a way for visitors to experience the park’s wilderness areas using all of these modes of transportation.

October 23, 2014
LAKE MEAD RV VILLAGE NAMED A TOP SCENIC RV PARK FOR 2014
BOULDER CITY, Nevada – Lake Mead RV Village has been named one of the most scenic RV parks in America and the most scenic in Nevada.

October 14, 2014
REID CELEBRATES LAKE MEAD NRA’S 50TH ANNIVERSARY WITH PARK, VOLUNTEERS
BOULDER CITY, Nevada – U.S. Sen. Harry Reid helped Lake Mead National Recreation Area celebrate its 50th anniversary Oct. 11 at Cottonwood Cove Marina near Searchlight, Nevada.

October 01, 2014
2000 ATHLETES TO RACE THROUGH LAKE MEAD, HENDERSON SUNDAY
BOULDER CITY, Nevada – Around 2,000 athletes from around the world will race through Lake Mead National Recreation Area Oct. 5 for the IRONMAN 70.3 Silverman.

September 30, 2014
LAKE MEAD WELCOMES NEW CHIEF OF COMMERCIAL SERVICES
BOULDER CITY, Nevada –Julie Drugatz has been named the chief of commercial services at Lake Mead National Recreation Area and assumed her new role Aug. 24, 2014.

September 30, 2014
NPS RANGER NAMED NEVADA BOATING LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER OF THE YEAR
BOULDER CITY, Nevada – National Park Service Park Ranger Marc Burt has been named the 2014 Nevada Department of Wildlife Boating State Law Enforcement Officer of the Year, marking the first time a National Service Park Ranger has received this award in Nevada.

September 24, 2014
CELEBRATE NATIONAL PUBLIC LANDS DAY, SEPT 27
BOULDER CITY, Nev. – Lake Mead National Recreation Area is hosting a variety of events and offering free entry into the park Sept. 27 in celebration of National Public Lands Day.

September 05, 2014
SOUTHERN NEVADA FIRE RESTRICTIONS LIFTED
LAS VEGAS - Wildland fire officials will lift seasonal fire restrictions on public lands in Southern Nevada managed by the Bureau of Land Management, Bureau of Reclamation, National Park Service, Nevada Division of Forestry, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and U.S. Forest Service on Sept. 6.

September 02, 2014
UPCOMING EVENTS AT LAKE MEAD NATIONAL RECREATION AREA SEPT 6 – NOV 11
BOULDER CITY, NEV. – The following events are happening at Lake Mead National Recreation Area Sept. 6 through Nov. 11.

August 22, 2014
FREE ADMISSION TO LAKE MEAD NRA AUG 25, CELEBRATE NPS' 98th BIRTHDAY
BOULDER CITY, Nevada – Lake Mead National Recreation Area will celebrate the 98th birthday of the National Park Service by waiving its normal entrance fee of $10 Aug. 25. Birthday cake will also be available at the visitor center, starting at 1 p.m.

August 21, 2014
LAKE MEAD HITS RECORD LOW, WATER RECREATION STILL ‘PREMIER’
BOULDER CITY, Nevada – Throughout the summer, media have reported that Lake Mead is “sinking,” “shriveling” and “drying to new lows.” Yes, the lake has reached a record low, but the lake is nowhere near dry. The reservoir that began filling after the construction of the Hoover Dam remains one of America’s largest man-made lakes and one of the National Park Service’s most popular destinations.

August 19, 2014
NPS RELEASES ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENT RELATED TO BOULDER CITY BYPASS PROJECT
BOULDER CITY, Nevada – The National Park Service is seeking public comment on an environmental assessment for a proposed Utility Line Relocation and Temporary Water Line for Boulder City Bypass Project at Lake Mead National Recreation Area.

August 18, 2014
SEARCH UNDERWAY FOR MISSING CALIFORNIA MAN
BOULDER CITY, Nevada – National Park Service rangers are searching for a missing 31-year-old Southern California man who was last seen in the water near Cottonwood Cove on Lake Mohave.

August 13, 2014
KIWANIS CLUB DONATES LIFE JACKETS
BOULDER CITY, Nevada – In an effort to promote safety at Lake Mead and Lake Mohave, the Colorado River Kiwanis Club in Bullhead City, Arizona, donated 168 life jackets to the National Park Service earlier this year.

August 13, 2014
UPCOMING EVENTS AT LAKE MEAD NATIONAL RECREATION AREA AUG 13 – NOV 11
BOULDER CITY, NEV. – The following events are happening at Lake Mead National Recreation Area Aug. 13 through Nov. 11.

July 23, 2014
LAKE MEAD NRA VISITORS SPENT $260 MILLION IN LOCAL COMMUNITIES IN 2013
BOULDER CITY, Nev. – A new National Park Service report shows that, in 2013, Lake Mead National Recreation Area visitors spent $260 million in communities within 60 miles of the park, an $8 million increase compared to 2012.

June 24, 2014
INTERIOR DESIGNATES SOUTHWEST’S FIRST NATIONAL WATER TRAIL
BOULDER CITY, Nevada – Secretary of Interior Sally Jewell has designated a portion of the Lower Colorado River that flows through Lake Mead National Recreation Area as a National Water Trail.

June 23, 2014
NORTHSHORE ROAD TEMPORARILY CLOSED AFTER FATAL MOTOR VEHICLE ACCIDENT
BOULDER CITY, Nev. – Northshore Road is temporarily closed between Lakeshore Road and Lake Mead Boulevard within Lake Mead National Recreation Area due to a fatal motor vehicle accident. The road is expected to remain closed for most of the afternoon.

May 09, 2014
LAKE MEAD LAUNCHES SELFIE SCAVENGER HUNT
BOULDER CITY, Nevada – Have you been to Lake Mead or Lake Mohave? Prove it. Go and take a selfie.

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.

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.

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