• Sunset at Lake Mead's Boulder Basin

    Lake Mead

    National Recreation Area AZ,NV

There are park alerts in effect.
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    The Nevada Department of Transportation reopened a northbound and southbound lane of Interstate 15 Sept. 12; therefore, Lake Mead National Recreation Area entrance fees will resume Sept. 14. More »

  • 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 »

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?

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