• Sunset at Lake Mead's Boulder Basin

    Lake Mead

    National Recreation Area AZ,NV

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Lake Mead Fifty Year Anniversary

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This year marks the 50th anniversary of Lake Mead National Recreation Area. Oct 8, 1964, LMNRA was established as the first national recreation area in the U.S. Join LMNRA in celebrating its anniversary by attending numerous events throughout the park.
50 Things to Do at Lake Mead NRA
There's something for everyone on the land or water!

Go to our Fifty Things to Do at Lake Mead NRA for more details.

Take a Selfie Scavenger Hunt
Can you get all 10 locations?

Go to our Take a Selfie page for more information.

Did You Know?

Jimbilnan Wilderness - taken by Brian Beffort

"In a country where nature has been so lavish and where we have been so spendthrift of indigenous beauty, to set aside a few rivers in their natural state should be considered an obligation." -- Senator Frank Church