America's Most Diverse National Recreation Area

Boat, hike, cycle, camp and fish at America’s most diverse national recreation area. With striking landscapes and brilliant blue waters, this year-round playground spreads across 1.5 million acres of mountains, canyons, valleys and two vast lakes. See the Hoover Dam from the waters of Lake Mead or Lake Mohave, or find solitude in one of the park's nine wilderness areas.

Historic railroad trail photo

Historic Railroad Trail

Hike the trail that helped build Hoover Dam.

Fishing information

Fishing

With more than 290 square miles of water surface, you can be sure to find a favorite spot to catch the big one.

Image of redrock picnic area at Lake Mead

Places to Go

Find destinations to visit at Lake Mead National Recreation Area

campground photo from Lake Mead National Recreation Area

Camping Lake Mead

Camping locations and information

artifact photo lake mead virtual museum

Lake Mead Virtual Museum

Historical artifacts and photos from the archives of Lake Mead NRA

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Historic St. Thomas

Visit a town once underwater at Lake Mead National Recreation Area

Marinas for boating and other water activity

Marinas

Visit one of our marinas at Lake Mead NRA.

Directions & Transportation

Directions & Transportation

Directions & Transportation, Maps

Black canyon photo

Black Canyon

The scenic Colorado River flowing through Lake Mead NRA

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Lodging

There are several lodging locations at Lake Mead NRA

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Boating

Discover the many marinas and coves at Lake Mead NRA

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

601 Nevada Way
Boulder City, NV 89005

Phone:

(702) 293-8990
Visitor Center is open daily.

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