• Sunset at Lake Mead's Boulder Basin

    Lake Mead

    National Recreation Area AZ,NV

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  • 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 »

Hunting

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Hunting is allowed in some portions of the park.
 

Hunting Rules, Lake Mead NRA

1. Loaded weapons may be carried only in hunting zones when actually hunting.
2. Loaded weapons are defined as: ANY round in the weapon including the magazine.
3. Target shooting or the discharge of a weapon except to hunt is not permitted.
4. Motorized vehicles may operate on designated public roadways only and must be licensed and equipped to
 
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8.5" x 11" maps of No Hunting Zones throughout Lake Mead National Recreation Area
 
Boulder Basin (pdf 514 kb)

Gold Butte (pdf 584 kb) Temple Bar (pdf 524 kb)
Hoover Dam (pdf 414 kb)

Lake Mohave North (pdf 312 kb) Lake Mohave South(pdf 352 kb)
Overton Arm (pdf 438 kb)

Pearce Ferry (pdf 371 kb)


 

Plan your visit by starting on our Visitor Services Page. Here you will find useful links to everything from where to rent kayaks to boat repair and other services offered by permittees in the park.

Did You Know?

Mohave Yucca

All yucca species have evolved a special relationship with yucca moths. Each species of the plant has its own corresponding species of pollinating moths.