Guided Tours

Photo of Park Ranger leading group of youth and adults on a trail in the Muddy Mountains Wilderness
Park Ranger leads a group of students and adults along a trail in the Muddy Mountains Area.

NPS / Andrew Cattoir

The National Park Service presents a variety of ranger-led programs and guided hikes throughout the year. The programs are presented at different locations in Lake Mead National Recreation Area (NRA) ranging from Meadview to Boulder Beach to Katherine Landing.

For information and reservations, call the Lake Mead Visitor Center at 702-293-8990,
9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Event Calendar

Photo of paddle wheel boat on water with red sandstone formations in background.
Desert Princess paddle wheel boat on Lake Mead. Kingman Wash "Paint Pots" are seen in background.

Lake Mead Cruises

Cruise to Hoover Dam
Lake Mead Cruises offers a variety of sightseeing cruises to Hoover Dam. Experience a mid-day cruise or enjoy a champagne brunch or dinner cruise.

For information and reservations, visit
Visitors riding pontoon raft on the Colorado River in Black Canyon
Visitors riding pontoon raft in Black Canyon, approach Hoover Dam and the Mike O'Callaghan–Pat Tillman Memorial Bridge

NPS / Andrew Cattoir

Float Down the Colorado River
See Hoover Dam from its base with Black Canyon River Adventures. Raft trips depart daily and travel down the Colorado River through Black Canyon, a National Water Trail.

For information and reservations, visit

Remember: Being safe means being prepared. Bring plenty of water, wear appropriate gear; hats, sunglasses, sunscreen and extra layers. Bring food for longer hikes and remember to bring binoculars, camera or other accessories to enhance your visit.

Last updated: June 15, 2018

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

601 Nevada Way
Boulder City, NV 89005


(702) 293-8990

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