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    Lake Mead

    National Recreation Area AZ,NV

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  • 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 »

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  • 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

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Date: February 11, 2009
Contact: Andrew S. Muñoz, 702-293-8691

OVERTON, Nev. - The National Park Service has closed the road leading to the St. Thomas town ruins for repair. St. Thomas is in the northern area of the Lake Mead National Recreation Area.

Heavy rains over the weekend washed out a portion of the road. Repair is expected to take at least two weeks.

- NPS -

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