Exploring the park on two wheels? Lake Mead NRA has several dirt trails and miles of approved backcountry roads accessible to mountain bikes. Please remember on our established public roads that bicycles are subject to the same traffic rules as automobiles.
Link: Biking Page
Some of the best places are only available on foot. With mountains and valleys making up 87% of Lake Mead NRA, there are places to hike and explore for everyone, including some guided hikes.
Link: Hiking Page
Looking for the blue lake against rugged peaks? Colorful mountains and valleys as far as you can see? Lake Mead NRA has several scenic drives depending on where you are traveling and how much time you have to spend with us.
Link: Scenic Drive Page
What lies beneath the still waters of lakes Mead and Mohave? There are scuba diving opportunities for both beginners and advanced divers at Lake Mead National Recreation Area.
Link: Scuba Page
On a hot day, the blue water of the lake is a welcome relief. Whether you like to wade, swim, or relax on the shoreline, Lake Mead NRA has several places to go. Wear a lifejacket. No lifeguards are on duty. Swim at your own risk.
Link: Swimming Page
Some fly, some walk, some slither. Lake Mead NRA is home to hundreds of species of animal life that are specially adapted to live in the desert. Learn where they live and how best to see them.
Link: Wildlife Page