Lake Mead

Mountains dotted with red sandstone in body of water, cloudy sky
 

Discover Lake Mead

Lake Mead, America's largest reservoir, was created by the construction of the Hoover Dam. With more than 750 miles of shoreline, you can enjoy a day at the beach, take a boat out and disappear for hours or nestle into a cove to try to catch a big one.
 
ranger pointing at lake from visitor center area

VIsitor Center

Start your day at the Lake Mead Visitor Center where rangers will help you plan your adventure.

Aerial view of Las Vegas Boat Harbor

Hemenway Harbor

From here, you can launch your own boat, rent one for the day or just a few hours or take a cruise to the Hoover Dam.

blue pop-up tent at Boulder Beach

Boulder Beach

Located just minutes from Las Vegas, Boulder Beach stretches more than a mile along the shoreline of the Boulder Basin of Lake Mead.

boats launching at Boulder Harbor

Boulder Harbor

Due to low water conditions at Lake Mead, the Boulder Harbor boat ramp is closed.

camp site at Las Vegas Bay Campground

Las Vegas Bay

The perfect mix between frontcountry and backcountry. Just minutes from amenities, but secluded enough to enjoy a campout under the stars.

aerial view of Callville Bay Marina

Callville Bay

Bring your own paddle craft, or rent personal watercraft, ski boats, pontoons and even houseboats. The boat ramp is closed.

Echo Bay

Echo Bay

Camp and spend your days fishing from the shore. Or, bring your own paddle craft and explore. Boat launch ramp is closed.

view of Temple Bar Marina

Temple Bar

Bring your paddle craft or rent a boat to explore the water. Enjoy the dark night skies by staying in a cabin, the hotel, or campground.

South Cove

South Cove

Where the Colorado River exits the Grand Canyon and starts to form Lake Mead. Dirt boat launch requires 4wd and is at your own risk.

 

Last updated: September 1, 2022

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