UPCOMING EVENTS AT LAKE MEAD NATIONAL RECREATION AREA AUG 13 – NOV 11

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Date: August 13, 2014

National Park Service
U.S. Department of the Interior

LAKE MEAD NATIONAL RECREATION AREA

News Release For Immediate Release: August 13, 2014
Release No.: 2014-56
Contact: 702-283-2344

UPCOMING EVENTS AT LAKE MEAD NATIONAL RECREATION AREA AUG 13 – NOV 11

BOULDER CITY, NEV. – The following events are happening at Lake Mead National Recreation Area Aug. 13 through Nov. 11.

Meteor Shower Walk, Aug 13

Rangers will take guests on an easy 2.5-mile hike down the Historic Railroad Trail as they view the Perseid Meteor Shower Aug. 13. Water, flashlights and reservations required. Presented by the Lake Mead Institute and Outside Las Vegas Foundation. For questions and reservations, call 702-293-8990.

Ranger Program: The Colorado River, Aug 16

Stop by the Alan Bible Visitor Center at 2 p.m. Aug. 16 to learn about the Colorado River: A Story of Progress and Struggle. A park ranger will take guests on an educational exploration of the development and cultural significance of water in the west. Presented by the Lake Mead Institute. Call 702-293-8990 for more information.

Ranger Program: Desert Tortoise, Aug 17

Stop by the Alan Bible Visitor Center at 2 p.m. Aug. 17 to learn about the desert tortoise, one of the Mojave Desert’s most enigmatic reptile species. Presented by the Lake Mead Institute. Call 702-293-8990 for more information.

Ranger Program: Weather Monsoons, Aug. 23

Stop by the Alan Bible Visitor Center at 2 p.m. Aug. 23 to learn about the effects of the monsoon season in shaping the landscape, particularly in desert washes. Presented by the Lake Mead Institute. Call 702-293-8990 for more information.

Ranger Program: Where did my water go? Aug. 24

Stop by the Alan Bible Visitor Center at 2 p.m. Aug. 24 to discover where water comes from, how it is used and sustainable management practices. Presented by the Lake Mead Institute. Call 702-293-8990 for more information.

Fee-free day, Aug 25

Entrance fees will be waived at Lake Mead National Recreation Area Aug. 25 in celebration of the National Park Service’s birthday. Fees for camping, lake use or use of concessions still apply.

Ranger Program: National Park Jeopardy, Aug 30

Stop by the Alan Bible Visitor Center at 2 p.m. Aug. 30 to test your knowledge of the national parks. Presented by the Lake Mead Institute. Call 702-293-8990 for more information.

Ranger Program: Underwater Treasures, Aug. 31

Stop by the Alan Bible Visitor Center at 2 p.m. Aug. 31 to learn about the underwater resting place of the B-29 Superfortress that crashed in Lake Mead in 1948. Presented by the Lake Mead Institute. Call 702-293-8990 for more information.

Ranger Program: Geology of Lake Mead, Sept. 1

Stop by the Alan Bible Visitor Center at 2 p.m. Sept. 1 to explore Lake Mead National Recreation Area’s geologic wonders and the history of the landscape over millions of years. Presented by the Lake Mead Institute. Call 702-293-8990 for more information.

Introduction to Night Photography, Sept 13

Join the Lake Mead Institute and the Outside Las Vegas Foundation for an introduction to Night Photography course, followed by a chance to practice your new skills in the field. Participants must have an SLR Camera with manual settings and a tripod to participate. Water, flashlights and reservations required. For questions and reservations, call 702-293-8990.

Fee-free day, Sept 27

Entrance fees will be waived at Lake Mead National Recreation Area Sept. 27 for National Public Lands Day. Fees for camping, lake use or use of concessions still apply.

Lake Mead 50th Anniversary Celebration, Oct 11

Mark your calendar, Lake Mead National Recreation Area will be celebrating its 50th anniversary on Oct. 11 at Cottonwood Cove. There will be food, fun and festivities. Details coming soon.

Fee-free day, Nov 11

Entrance fees will be waived at Lake Mead National Recreation Area Nov. 11 in honor of Veterans Day. Fees for camping, lake use or use of concessions still apply.

-NPS-

 



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