Temple Bar

 
Body of water in foreground with marina, desert mountains in background
 

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This is where boaters go when they want to getaway from the city and relax out on the blue waters of Lake Mead surrounded by colorful desert landscapes. You can launch your own boat or rent a boat or kayak by the hour, day or week and spend a few nights at the cabins, motel or campgrounds.

 

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Map of Temple Bar

Location

1 Main Street
Temple Bar Marina, AZ 86443

Directions

The turnoff to Temple Bar is about 20 miles south of the Hoover Dam off of U.S. Highway 93 and about 50 miles north of Kingman.


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Amenities

Boating services include a launch ramp, fuel sales (marine and auto) along with a variety of boat and equipment rentals. Boat slip rentals are also available.
Temple Bar offers lakeside cabins and lake and desert view motel rooms. The Temple Bar Campground has 71 sites with fire pits/grills, picnic tables, restrooms and running water. A dump station is also on site. Full hookup RV sites with nearby showers are also available.
Dine at the seasonal cafe, or grab a variety of snacks, drinks and charcoal from the store. Picnic tables and grills are located near the store.
Hike through the desert along the Temple View Trail to observe the crystal blue waters of Lake Mead and the natural temple that changes colors throughout the day.
Although there are no beaches at Temple Bar, it's a great place to rent a boat and find your own secluded beach or cove where you can spend the day fishing, soaking in the sun and wading along the shore. Lake cove maps are available at the visitor center.
Fuel; both marine and auto can be purchased at Callville Bay.
Temple Bar is remote, which is what makes it so special. The Las Vegas Valley; Kingman, Arizona; and Route 66 are about 90 minutes away. In these areas, you can find museums, restaurants, stores and a variety of entertainment options. Grand Canyon West is about 2 hours away.
 
 

History

Historic photo of Temple Bar

The Temple Bar area offered secluded and sandy coves and beaches accessible only by boat. Visitors could launch their boats and purchase supplies at this concessioners's dock.
Photo by L.J. Mitchell - July 19, 1951

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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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