Guided Tours

Paddle wheel boat at right headed toward red sandstone hills

NPS Photo - Chelsea Kennedy

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.

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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.


Lake Mead Cruises Boat

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.


Pontoon Boat in Black Canyon near Hoover dam


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: December 5, 2019

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Mailing Address:

601 Nevada Way
Boulder City, NV 89005


(702) 293-8990

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