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 »
The Alan Bible Visitor Center, built in 1966 has been brought into the 21st century while preserving its historic elements. Improvements include bringing its many systems up to code, improving accessibility throughout the building and making it more climate friendly by conserving and producing energy.
Our Visitor Center volunteers can answer all your park questions and they have a wealth of knowledge about the park, it's history, and things to do.
The Alan Bible Visitor Center, Lake Mead NRA
Those driving by the visitor center site will notice the new solar panel array on the property. These nine panels and other improvements will earn the Alan Bible Visitor Center a LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) silver rating, a unique award for a historic building.
Other changes are more subtle; an exciting new award winning park film, the improved bookstore carries many new educational and nature gift items and the cactus garden will have improved sidewalks and masonry walls.
The Visitor Center is open 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m daily.
Please call 702-293-8990 for more information.
The Visitor Center will be closed the following holidays: Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day and New Years Day.
Did You Know?
The pioneer town of St. Thomas, Nevada was flooded by the rising waters of Lake Mead in 1938. The 400 inhabitants had to find homes elsewhere. More...