• 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 »

Support Your Park

Volunteer your time and talent here with us at Lake Mead National Recreation Area. Help preserve and protect the natural and cultural resources for the enjoyment of the present and future generations.

You can donate directly to Lake Mead National Recreation Area by sending a check to the Superintendent, Lake Mead NRA, 601 Nevada Way, Boulder City, NV 89005. You can specify the program you want the donation to go towards and it’s tax deductable! If you have any questions, please call Jennifer Haley at (702) 293-8918.

The Western National Parks Association (WNPA) offers publications, maps, slides, posters, videos, and other informational materials on Lake Mead National Recreation Area and other parks throughout the western states. Select bookstore for more information on WNPA and where you can purchase items.

We have numerous partners that help us to achieve our goals at Lake Mead National Recreation Area. Visit the join our friends page to discover links and information on a few of our partners in the volunteer program.

Did You Know?

A wash in a Wilderness Area

"There is nothing like returning to a place that remains unchanged to find the ways in which you yourself have altered." -- Nelson Mandela