• Sunset at Lake Mead's Boulder Basin

    Lake Mead

    National Recreation Area AZ,NV

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Lake Mead National Recreation Area is open year-round, 24 hours, 7 days a week. Some beaches and other areas are day-use only, from dawn til dusk. These areas are marked with signs.

The Alan Bible Visitors Center is open 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m daily. Please call 702-293-8990 for more information. The Visitor Center will be closed the following holidays: Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day and New Years Day.

Did You Know?

Hoover Dam

Hoover Dam was the first major dam to span the wild Colorado River. One hundred twelve workers died before it was finished in 1935.