Echo Bay

 
Curved highway leads to body of water with cloudy sky and mountains in background
 

Discover Echo Bay

Welcome to fisherman's paradise. From Echo Bay, you can gas up, grab some snacks and hit the open waters of Lake Mead along the peaceful Overton Arm where striped bass and largemouth bass are waiting for you. Or, camp at the RV park or campground and spend your days fishing from shore.
 

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Location

36°18'28.4"N
114°25'13.3"W

Directions

Located along the northwestern portion of Lake Mead along Northshore Road. Access from the north from Overton, Nevada, or Valley of Fire State Park, or from the south from the Las Vegas Valley.


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Amenities

Launch at Echo Bay to explore the Overton Arm and Virgin Basin of Lake Mead. A courtesy dock is on site.
Around 55 RV sites are available with full hookups, and another 37 campsites are available for tents and RVs without hookups.
There are a few picnic tables with views overlooking the bay and nearby restrooms. A convenience store with snacks and drinks is located at the main office at Echo Bay.
The Redstone Picnic Area is just minutes from Echo Bay. Here, hikers can wind through large, red sandstone rocks and learn about the geology of the area.
Auto fuel can be purchased at Echo Bay.
There are many adventures to be discovered from Echo Bay, including the Redstone Picnic Area, the historic once-flooded town of St. Thomas, Rogers Spring, Blue Point Spring and the Valley of Fire State Park.
 
 

History

Historic photo of Echo Bay

Echo Bay is near the old confluence of the Virgin and Colorado Rivers, where John Wesley Powell ended his 1869 journey. Armijo, Smith, Odgen, and others followed the Virgin River to the Colorado River, passing close to Echo Bay. This historic photo was taken in 1961 and is part of the Anita Freeman Collection.

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moon rise over the lakeangler holding fishangler holding a fishrv parked in a campsite with mountain views

 

Last updated: September 30, 2020

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

601 Nevada Way
Boulder City, NV 89005

Phone:

(702) 293-8990

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