I-15 REOPENED, LAKE MEAD ENTRANCE FEES TO RESUME SUNDAY
The Nevada Department of Transportation reopened a northbound and southbound lane of Interstate 15 Sept. 12; therefore, Lake Mead National Recreation Area entrance fees will resume Sept. 14. More »
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 »
ST THOMAS ROAD CLOSED DUE TO STORM DAMAGE
National Park Service
LAKE MEAD NATIONAL RECREATION AREA News Release
For Immediate Release: August 27, 2012
Contact: Kevin Turner, 702-293-8712
ST. THOMAS ROAD CLOSED DUE TO STORM DAMAGE
LAS VEGAS, NV - The National Park Service announced today that St. Thomas Road,Approved Road 109, is closed to the public until further notice due to storm damage. National Park Service Rangers urge visitors to use caution when traveling on park roads for the next few weeks. Recent storms have left backcountry areas with debris on roadways and in some cases, backcountry roads are washed out completely. The park will have heavy equipment and operators working to clear debris over the next several weeks. All paved roads and access roads to developed areas are open.
Did You Know?
Today you can walk or bicycle along the elevated railroad bed used to haul supplies and materials for the construction of Hoover Dam and enjoy the spectacular views of Lake Mead and the surrounding desert landscape. More...