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, through Sept. 11. 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 »
Interpretive Ranger Programs
Remember: Being safe while having fun means being prepared. Bring plenty of water (2 liters or more), appropriate gear such as hats, sunglasses, sunscreen, and extra layers; a lunch for longer hikes, and accessories such as a camera or binoculars if desired.
The National Park Service presents a variety of guided hikes throughout the fall and winter, depending on staffing. These programs occur at different locations in Lake Mead NRA. For more information and reservations, call the Lake Mead Visitor Center at (702)293-8990, Wednesday through Sunday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Reservations are required.
The National Park Service presents a variety of guided hikes throughout the fall and winter season, depending on staffing. Hikes depart at different times and locations in Lake Mead NRA, Mohave District. For more information and reservations, call the Lake Mead Visitor Center at (702) 293-8990, Wednesday through Sunday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Reservations are required for all hike programs.
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