Operating Hours & Seasons

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Park Hours

Lake Mead National Recreation Area is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. While the majority of the park is accessible at all hours, the Lake Mead Visitor Center and the Lake Mead Headquarters builidng operate on a specific schedule. Be sure to plan your visit accordingly, as the Visitor Center is open during designated hours to provide you with valuable information, maps, and assistance from our knowledgeable staff.

Lake Mead Visitor Center


Lake Mead HQ Visitor Information Kiosk

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.

Last updated: April 2, 2024

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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, excluding Christmas Day and New Year's Day). Call 702-293-8906 for Park Business and Administration (Open 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday - Friday, excluding Christmas Day and New Year's Day).

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