Basic Information about Lake Mead
Directions & Transportation
Directions & Transportation, Maps
Eating and Sleeping
Eating and Sleeping Information
Places to Go
Places to visit while at Lake Mead, from Black Canyon to the St. Thomas townsite.
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.
Many areas of the park are in our trip itineraries where you can discover and explore Lake Mead.
Please enjoy yourself at Lake Mead National Recreation Area, but remember alcohol, drugs and water don't mix.
Here you will find dates and events around Lake Mead NRA.
Lake Mead National Recreation Area Newspaper
Nearby parks and attractions
There are many nearby National and local parks within several hours of Lake Mead
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.
Our rangers provide educational opportunities for the public. Check out our events page for the next ranger event
Get information about our marinas on lakes Mead and Mohave
Information about boating on lakes Mead and Mohave. Guides, safety information, regulatory information and more
Information about our campgrounds, locations, RV and back-country camping
Canoeing & Kayaking
We are a paddlers paradise. Get information about Hoover Dam launch information, Black Canyon Water Trail and regulatory requirements
Last updated: February 28, 2023