Plan Your Visit

Boulder Basin
Boulder Basin and Fortification Hill

NPS / Andrew Cattoir

 
Basic Information about Lake Mead

Basic Information

Basic Information about Lake Mead

Directions & Transportation

Directions & Transportation

Directions & Transportation, Maps

Eating and Sleeping Information

Eating and Sleeping

Eating and Sleeping Information

Places to Go

Places to Go

Places to visit while at Lake Mead, from Black Canyon to the St. Thomas townsite.

Things to do at Lake Mead

Things to Do

With lakes Mead and Mohave as the central focus, visitors may enjoy a variety of water activities in a rugged and picturesque setting.

Trip Itineraries

Trip Itineraries

Many areas of the park are in our trip itineraries where you can discover and explore Lake Mead.

Safety Information

Safety

Please enjoy yourself at Lake Mead National Recreation Area, but remember alcohol, drugs and water don't mix.

Calendar

Calendar

Here you will find dates and events around Lake Mead NRA.

Accessibility information

Accessibility

Accessibility information

Photo of Lake Mead at sunset. Click image to open pdf.

News

Lake Mead National Recreation Area Newspaper

Nearby parks and attractions

Nearby parks and attractions

There are many nearby National and local parks within several hours of Lake Mead

 
Lake Mead Visitor Center

Lake Mead Visitor Center

Enjoy our visitor center where you can get information about the park, maps, directions, books and many displays about the park.

Guided tours and ranger led events

Guided Tours

Our rangers provide educational opportunities for the public. Check out our events page for the next ranger event

marinas

Marinas

Get information about our marinas on lakes Mead and Mohave

Boating

Boating

Information about boating on lakes Mead and Mohave. Guides, safety information, regulatory information and more

Camping information

Camping

Information about our campgrounds, locations, RV and back-country camping

canoe and kayaking

Canoeing & Kayaking

We are a paddlers paradise. Get information about Hoover Dam launch information, Black Canyon Water Trail and regulatory requirements

Last updated: March 21, 2017

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

601 Nevada Way
Boulder City, NV 89005

Phone:

(702) 293-8990

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