• 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, beginning Aug. 1. 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 »

Visitor Services

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At Lake Mead NRA, we have for our visitors official park concessioners and park personnel to make your visit a pleasant experience.

Plan Your Visit
This is our comprehensive directory of everything you need to plan your visit to Lake Mead NRA.
Lake Mead NRA has 6 marinas, from the Overton Arm to South Lake Mohave, for your watercraft needs.
Visitor Services Directory
This is a comprehensive list of our approved concessioners, everything from renting a kayak to tour information.
Developed Areas Directory
Some of our campgrounds and other areas of the park are operated by approved consessioners. For tent camping and RV camping this is the list for you.
Doing Business with the Park
If your business would benefit with a partnership with Lake Mead NRA, this link will take you to information on how to do business with the park. Here you will find information about filming and photography permits, concessions management, research and collecting information.

Did You Know?

Muddy Mountains overlooking Lake Mead

"We labor long and earnestly for peace, because war threatens the survival of man. It is time we labored with equal passion to defend our environment." -- Senator Alan Bible