• Sunset at Lake Mead's Boulder Basin

    Lake Mead

    National Recreation Area AZ,NV

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The Adopt-A-Program at Lake Mead National Recreation Area gives you the opportunity to keep your favorite area clean! Volunteers assist the park in maintaining a cove, trail, or road by performing clean ups at a minimum of three times per year. There are many areas available for you to adopt! All you need to do is let us know what you are interested in and send the information to us by email or postal mail to:

e-mail us

Lake Mead National Recreation Area
C/O Volunteer Program Office
601 Nevada Way
Boulder City, NV 89005

Please include:
Name/Group Name
Phone Number
Area of interest (specific name if possible)


Thank you to our current Adopt-A-Cove Volunteers! read more

Did You Know?

A flowering Mohave Yucca

The Native Americans utilized the many resources the Mojave Desert offered. The Mojave yucca provided materials for mats, sandals, nets, baskets, and rope. Its cucumber-like fruit was an important food source in the spring.