• 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 »


Fortification Hill

You can make a donation to benefit Lake Mead NRA directly to the park. The entire gift will be used for the purpose you identified and no administrative costs will be deducted. The donation is tax deductable.

Your check will be deposited in a government account and the full amount will be spent as you intended. For security and other reasons, we cannot accept online donations directly to the park. You can send your check to:

Lake Mead NRA
601 Nevada Way
Boulder City, NV 89005

Please print the attached .pdf file and select how you would like your donation to be used. Or you can copy and paste the list below into a document and print it on your printer.

If you have any questions, please contact Jennifer Haley at (702) 293-8918.

Thank you very much. Your donation makes a difference!


Please use my donation to support:

Educational Programs

Visitor Information

Plant Studies

Animal Studies

Habitat Restoration

Litter Clean-up

Ranger Activities

Volunteer Program

Emergency Medical Supplies

Water Safety

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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.