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.
July Fourth Fireworks Sales Begin in Las Vegas AreaSeasonal fireworks sales have begun in Las Vegas and surrounding cities, amid warnings about extreme fire danger in drought-parched wildlands and pleas from firefighters for people to be careful.
Popular Lake Mead Trail ClosingGoldstrike Canyon, Arizona Hot Springs deemed too hot, dangerous in summer
Top Bodies Of Water To Visit Near Las VegasWhile many people might think of Las Vegas being in a desert, the city grew because water was available to explorers. Today, there are bodies of water in Southern Nevada that guests can enjoy recreation on the water as well as the serenity of lakes and rivers.
Top Springtime Destinations Near Las VegasSpringtime is special, even in the desert area of Las Vegas. Cactus blooms, trees flower and the desert comes alive with the promise of renewal. The Spring Equinox occurs on March 20 and beckons for a day trip to enjoy this changing environment.
Top Scenic Drives Near Las VegasSouthern Nevada is a land of beauty with mountains, rock formations, wild animals and plants that are only found along scenic routes. Plan a day from Las Vegas to explore the great American road trip and discover the country from your car.