Nearly 8 Million People Visited Lake Mead Last YearOverall, visitation at Lake Mead National Recreation Area increased around 10 percent compared to 2016. Most of this increase was observed at the entrance stations closest to the Las Vegas Valley.
Join the Solar Eclipse Viewing Party At Lake MeadOn August 21, Lake Mead National Recreation Area is holding a free eclipse viewing party.
Excessive Heat Prompts Lake Mead Trail Warnings This WeekendGoldstrike Canyon and Arizona Hot Springs trails are closed annually May 15 through September 30, due to the heat. Visitors caught violating the closure may be cited.
Lake Mead Promoting Water Safety This WeekendOver the past ten years, more than 80 people have died at Lake Mead National Recreation Area when they chose to go swimmming without wearing a life jacket.
Man Held On Murder Charge In Concrete CaseThe concrete and suspected remains were found May 2, covered with a tarp and dirt after park employees noticed a foul smell in a desert area near the Colorado River cliff-jumping site Nelson's Landing.
Lake Mead Creates Millions In Local Economic BenefitsA new National Park Service report shows that 7.2 million people visited Lake Mead in 2016, and spent $312.6 million dollars in communities near the park.
Lake Mead Parks Rangers Focus on Patrols After Fatal CrashThe National Park Service says its rangers are focusing on traffic safety patrols at the Lake Mead National Recreation Area after another fatal crash.
Teen Died Trapped Under Truck in Lake Mead Rollover CrashAuthorities say a 17-year-old Henderson boy died trapped under a truck in a rollover crash at the Lake Mead National Recreation Area.
Coroner: Man Found Dead Near Lake Mead Was From WisconsinAuthorities in Las Vegas have identified man found dead near a shoreline in the Lake Mead National Recreation Area as a 53-year-old tourist from Wisconsin.
Explosion Last Month on Lake Mead House Boat Burned ManAuthorities say a California man was burned last month in an explosion aboard a houseboat at Lake Mead.
Feds Drop Prosecution of Landowner in Lake Mead Road DisputeFederal prosecutors in Las Vegas have dropped a criminal case against a landowner who was accused with a friend of illegally widening the only access to his property — a dirt road in Lake Mead National Recreation Area in southern Nevada.
Henderson Police Remind Everyone "No Illegal Fireworks"It is illegal to sell, use or possess non-permissible fireworks in the City of Henderson.