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 »
NPS RELEASES DRAFT WILDERNESS PLAN/ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENT FOR PUBLIC
Contact: Andrew S. Muñoz, (702) 293-8691
LAS VEGAS – The National Park Service has released its draft wilderness
Park staff will be available at three informational open houses being held
Tuesday, Apr. 20
Wednesday, Apr. 21
Thursday, Apr. 22
This draft plan proposes several changes in how the eight wilderness areas
Three of these areas have portions that are located on public lands
The wilderness study and recommendation process began in 1974, when the
The draft plan is available online at http://parkplanning.nps.gov/lake.
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