Lake Mead National Recreation Area

Boats on Lake Mead (photo: Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Strong Storms Lead To Lake Rescues

70 distress calls as wind and rain strand boaters on open water


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Bullhead City Man Drowns At Lake Mohave

May have gone after runaway raft


(Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Fatal Plane Crash At Lake Mead

Thursday night incident kills both occupants of two-seater near Echo Bay



Five Reasons To Visit Las Vegas This Summer

Gambling and drinking aren’t the only excitement you’ll find in Las Vegas. Adventure and thrills can be found all around Las Vegas this summer.


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Top Family-Friendly Activities In Las Vegas For St. Patrick’s Day 2014

St. Patrick’s Day isn’t just corned beef and cabbage, green beer and carousing in a pub while ‘raising a pint.’ Las Vegas has numerous celebrations suitable for the youngest child as well as the seasoned adult.


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Shutdown Cut Lake Lake Mead Visits

Visitation was down sharply at the Lake Mead Recreation Area during the government shutdown late last year.


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Top Dog Walking Trails In Las Vegas

From mountains and loops to trails and paths, whatever you are looking for in a dog walking trail, you are sure to find it along the Wash, through railroad tunnels or on cultivated paths, old roads and horse trails.



Another Heat-Related Death

A 26-year-old man’s body was found near Nelson’s Landing on the Colorado River.


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Not Just Heat To Worry About At Lake Mead

A dozen people are recovering after they were apparently sickened by carbon monoxide while boating on Lake Mead.



Top Day Trips For Under $100 In The Las Vegas Area

Escape the doldrums of summer with a quick day trip out of town for less than $100.