Hemenway Harbor

 
Las Vegas Boat Harbor and Lake Mead Marina rest in the waters of the Boulder Basin at Hemenway Harbor
 

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If you're ready to hit the water at Lake Mead, Hemenway Harbor is a great place to start. From here you can launch your own boat or rent one for the day or just a few hours. If you prefer for someone else to do the driving, you can even take a cruise to the Hoover Dam aboard the Desert Princess.
 

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Location

490 Horsepower Cove
Boulder City, NV 89005

Directions

Located to the east of Boulder City, Nevada, to the west of the Hoover Dam.


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Amenities

Set sail in the Boulder Basin of Lake Mead from Hemenway Harbor. Boating services include a launch ramp, fuel sales (marine and auto) along with a variety of boat and equipment rental options to include sport boats, pontoon boats, personal watercraft, paddlecraft and water sport equipment. Boat slip rentals are also available.

Take a cruise to the Hoover Dam and back aboard the Desert Princess with Lake Mead Cruises. The triple-decker paddlewheel style boat offers a variety of cruise packages.
There are no overnight accomodations at Hemenway Harbor, but the Boulder Beach Campground and Lake Mead RV Village are just up the road.
Dine on the docks at the Harbor House Cafe and Lounge at Las Vegas Boat Harbor or the Boat House Bar & Grill at Lake Mead Marina. Or take a dinner cruise or Sunday Brunch on the lake with Lake Mead Cruises.
There are no trails at Hemenway Harbor, but the Historic Railroad and River Mountains Loop trailhead is only two miles away.
Fishing is a year-round activity at Lake Mead; each season bringing its own exciting opportunities. For those without a boat, there is a fishing pier to the north of the launch ramp. When heading toward the launch ramp, turn left at the AIS hot wash station.

Fishing equipment, bait and supplies are available at the marina store. A convenient fish cleaning station is located at the top of the launch ramp parking lot.
Hemenway Harbor is a boat-only area. Visitors are not allowed to swim or fish from shore. However, Boulder Beach is just up the road and has lots of beach access.
Fuel; both marine and auto can be purchased at Hemenway Harbor.
The Hoover Dam is just minutes to the south along U.S. Highway 93. Nearby Boulder City has multiple dining, shopping and adventure options.
 
 

History

Historic photo of Hemenway Harbor

Hemenway Harbor offered a number of facilities for visitors. It was popular due to its proximity to town and beautiful scenery.
Photo by O.W. Wallis - Jan. 25, 1955

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Last updated: September 30, 2020

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Mailing Address:

601 Nevada Way
Boulder City, NV 89005

Phone:

(702) 293-8990

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