Las Vegas Bay

 
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Discover Las Vegas Bay

Las Vegas Bay is the perfect mix between frontcountry and backcountry. It's just minutes from amenities, but secluded enough to enjoy a peaceful campout under the stars. There is no lake access, but you can enjoy the trail and picnic area with views of the Las Vegas Wash.
 

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Location

36°07'08.3"N
114°52'13.8"W

Directions

Located along Lakeshore Drive close the the Lake Mead Parkway entrance near Henderson, Nevada.


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Amenities

The Las Vegas Bay Campground has 84 paved tent/RV sites. Each site has a fire pit/grill and table. Potable water spigots and restrooms are located throughout the campground.
The Las Vegas Bay Picnic Area has 18 shaded tables, grills, potable water and nearby restrooms.
The Bluffs Trail is a moderate 3.9-mile roundtrip hike that leads along the bluffs with grand views overlooking Las Vegas Wash. The trailhead starts next to site #72 in the Las Vegas Bay Campground. This area is ideal to bird watch, so be sure to bring your binoculars and camera.
Fuel is located near the dry boat storage.
Located just minutes from Henderson, North Las Vegas, and Las Vegas, Nevada, where the attractions range from museums to mega resorts and casinos with headliner acts and an array of dining options.
 
 

History

Historic photo of Las Vegas Bay

Until drought conditions lowered the level of the lake, Las Vegas Bay was once a heavily visited marina.
Photo by Schaach-Barnett - Oct. 20, 1960

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Last updated: September 30, 2020

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Mailing Address:

601 Nevada Way
Boulder City, NV 89005

Phone:

(702) 293-8990

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