• 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, through Sept. 11. 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 »

Scout Ranger Program

Scout campground beautification

In conjunction with the Girl Scouts of the United States of America (GSUSA), and the Boy Scouts of America (BSA), the National Park Service (NPS) brings you the Resource Stewardship Scout Ranger Program. The “Scout Ranger” Program is designed to spark curiosity and interest in conserving our natural and cultural resources, increase Scout visitation to national park sites, promote environmental science and conservation career exploration, and empower Scouts to protect our national park sites through volunteer service.

Scouts can earn Scout Ranger certificates and/or patches for participating in projects like joining a park ranger on a nature walk or helping out a park by removing invasive plants to protect the native species. The opportunities to learn through these projects are endless!

Girl Scout Project

http://www.nps.gov/gettinginvolved/youthprograms/programs.htm Select your organization for more information.

To participate in the ranger Scout Program please contact the Volunteer Office at 702-293-8714 or e-mail lame_volunteer_coordinator@nps.gov.

Did You Know?

Lake Mohave in the Black Canyon Area

Long and narrow, Lake Mohave in Lake Mead National Recreation Area retains much of the feeling of the Colorado River. Between the confining walls of Black Canyon, Lake Mohave is not much wider than the Colorado River was when it flowed freely.