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May 02, 2017
UPCOMING EVENTS AT LAKE MEAD NATIONAL RECREATION AREA MAY 5-31
BOULDER CITY, Nevada – The following events are happening at Lake Mead National Recreation Area May 5-31

April 26, 2017
Lake Mead Welcomes 270 New Junior Rangers during National Park Week
Lake Mead National Recreation Area swore in 270 junior rangers during National Junior Ranger Day April 15. Around 500 people attended the annual National Park Week event.

April 20, 2017
TOURISM TO LAKE MEAD NATIONAL RECREATION AREA CREATES $312.6 MILLION IN ECONOMIC BENEFITS
BOULDER CITY, Nevada – A new National Park Service report shows that 7.2 million visitors to Lake Mead National Recreation Area in 2016 spent $312.6 million in communities near the park. That spending supported 4,172 jobs in the local area and had a cumulative benefit to the local economy of $369 million.

April 13, 2017
The Diversity of the Hoover Dam
Lake Mead wouldn’t be here today if it wasn’t for the 21,000 men who worked to construct the Hoover Dam from 1931 to 1936.

March 16, 2017
NATIONAL PARK SERVICE MARINA CONTRACT ON LAKE MOHAVE OPEN FOR BID
BOULDER CITY, Nevada – The National Park Service has released a prospectus for proposals in response to a 15-year business opportunity to operate a full service marina, including moorage, boat rentals, food and beverage, retail, fuel, campground and other related services at Katherine Landing within Lake Mead National Recreation Area.

March 13, 2017
UPCOMING EVENTS AT LAKE MEAD NATIONAL RECREATION AREA March 18-APRIL 30
BOULDER CITY, Nevada – The following events are happening at Lake Mead National Recreation Area March 18 to April 30.

February 01, 2017
RAINBOW TROUT STOCKING RESTARTS AT WILLOW BEACH FEB 3
BOULDER CITY, Nevada – For the first time in three years, Willow Beach National Fish Hatchery will release 1,000 rainbow trout into the Colorado River near Willow Beach Marina every Friday, starting Feb. 3.

December 21, 2016
LAKE MEAD NATIONAL RECREATION AREA CELEBRATES NPS CENTENNIAL ACCOMPLISHMENTS
BOULDER CITY, Nevada – As the National Park Service embarks on its second century of service, Lake Mead National Recreation Area is celebrating the significant accomplishments of its centennial celebration and engagement with the Find Your Park / Encuentra Tu Parque initiative.

August 31, 2016
PARK RANGERS, COMMUNITIES CELEBRATE NATIONAL PARK SERVICE CENTENNIAL
BOULDER CITY, Nevada – Lake Mead National Recreation Area, Tule Springs Fossil Beds National Monument and Grand Canyon-Parashant National Monument rangers celebrated the National Park Service centennial birthday with partners and supporters at a number of commemorative events throughout the region in August.

August 03, 2016
LAKE MEAD CELEBRATES LATINO CONSERVATION WEEK
BOULDER CITY, Nevada – Park rangers at Lake Mead National Recreation Area held a tamarisk clean-up event July 22 in celebration of Latino Conservation Week.

March 03, 2016
FIND YOUR PARK FROM VEGAS CAMPAIGN LAUNCHES MARCH 3
BOULDER CITY, Nevada – Las Vegas is the gateway to national parks in the west.

November 17, 2015
Lake Mead Hosts Military Appreciation Day
BOULDER CITY, Nevada – In honor of nearby Nellis Air Force Base and the many veterans who live near Lake Mead National Recreation Area, the National Park Service hosted a military appreciation day Nov. 14, 2015, to honor military and veterans.

 

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