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Size

1.5 million acres
Land: 1.3 million acres
Water: 200,000 acres

Annual Visitation

2015 – 7.2 million recreational visitors

Natural Resources

900 plant species
500 animal species
24 rare and threatened species
9 designated wilderness areas

Cultural Resources

122,166 museum objects and archives
1,347 recorded archeological sites
23 historic structures
8 listed National Register Properties
2 Traditional Cultural Properties
18 affiliated tribes

Park Infrastructure

$1 billion in infrastructure
9 developed areas
6 major marinas
9 water and wastewater systems
340 buildings
240 miles of paved roads
800 miles of gravel or dirt roads
7 campgrounds with 955 sites

Economic Impact

In 2014, park visitors spent $290 million in nearby communities
That spending supported nearly 4,000 local jobs

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Last updated: February 18, 2016

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

601 Nevada Way
Boulder City, NV 89005

Phone:

(702) 293-8990

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