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

Boulder Harbor is where locals like to launch. It's only minutes from the Las Vegas Valley.

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

Adventure awaits at Callville Bay. Bring your own watercraft, or rent personal watercraft, ski boats, pontoons and even houseboats.

Echo Bay

Echo Bay

Welcome to fisherman's paradise. Gas up, grab some snacks and hit the open waters of Lake Mead along the peaceful Overton Arm.

view of Temple Bar Marina

Temple Bar

This is where boaters go when they want to getaway from the city and relax on the blue waters of Lake Mead surrounded by colorful desert.

South Cove

South Cove

This is where the Colorado River exits the Grand Canyon and starts to form Lake Mead. Located on the eastern edge of the park.

 

Last updated: June 11, 2020

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Mailing Address:

601 Nevada Way
Boulder City, NV 89005

Phone:

(702) 293-8990

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