Operating Hours & Seasons

Cottonwood Cove Dusk

Park Hours

Lake Mead National Recreational Area is open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. The Alan Bible Visitor Center is located along Lakeshore Drive and is a short distance from the the Boulder Beach Entrance Station.

Western National Parks Association operates the park's bookstore in the Alan Bible Visitor Ceter. Products sales benefit park programs.
A ranger greets a vistor at the entrance and information booth
Fees & Passes

Lake Mead National Recreation Area has entrance and lake use fees.

Katherine Landing Resort

Learn more about the park's beaches.

Basic Information about Lake Mead
Current Conditions

Check our alerts and conditions page to learn about closures, weather, and launch ramp conditions before visiting.


Fee Free Days

Come experience the national parks. On five days in 2023, all National Park Service sites that charge an entrance fee will offer free admission to everyone. Mark your calendar for these entrance fee–free dates in 2023:

The entrance fee waiver for fee-free days does not cover amenity or user fees for activities such as camping, boat launches, transportation or special tours.

Last updated: August 21, 2023

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Contact Info

Mailing Address:

601 Nevada Way
Boulder City, NV 89005


702 293-8990
Call 911 For All Emergencies (24 hours). Call 988 for Suicide & Crisis Lifeline (24 Hours). Call 702-293-8990 for Visitor and Recreation Information (Visitor Center open 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. 7 days a week). Call 702-293-8906 for Park Business and Administration (Open 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday - Friday).

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