National Park Service

Aerials Of Lake Mead National Recreation Area

2 Rescued From Mine Shaft Near Lake Mead

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Two people were rescued from a mine shaft near Lake Mead after they reported a rattlesnake in their path. National Park Service spokeswoman Christie Vanover said both were out and safe as […]

CBS Las Vegas–06/26/2015

Small plane emergency landing at Boulder Beach on Lake Mead. Monday, June 22, 2015. (National Park Service photo via twitter)

“Emergency Landing” At Lake Mead

Only minor injuries in crash of small plane with four aboard

06/22/2015

Photo Credit: Randy Yagi

Travel Guide To Utah’s Arches National Park

Travel guide to Utah’s Arches National Park, featuring the world’s largest collection of natural stone arches.

06/10/2015

File photo of a wildfire in the Santa Fe National Forest. (Photo by Neil Jacobs/Getty Images)

Seasonal Fire Rules Imposed On Open Lands In Southern Nevada

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Federal and state agencies are putting seasonal fire restrictions into effect to try to prevent wildfires in vast recreation and wilderness areas in southern Nevada. Bureau of Land Management spokeswoman Kirsten Cannon […]

CBS Las Vegas–05/15/2015

Lake Havasu file photo by William F. Campbell / Getty Images

Drunk Boating Crackdown

Multi-agency effort planned for the weekend

05/13/2015

Lake Mead

Lake Mead’s Many Visitors

(Boulder City, Nevada) — The National Park Service reports nearly 7-million people visited the Lake Mead National Recreation Area in 2014.

04/23/2015

Lake Mohave (National Park Service photo)

Search Underway For Missing Teen At Lake Mohave

Boulder City, NV–National Park Service rangers are searching for a teenage boy who was last seen trying to help another swimmer at Lake Mohave near Placer Cove. Around noon, the Lake Mead National Recreation Area […]

CBS Las Vegas–04/01/2015

National Park Service (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

National Parks Call On Americans To ‘Find Your Park’

After nearly 100 years, the National Park Service holds some of the country’s most beautiful and historic places, though it also suffers from an $11 billion backlog of unfunded maintenance and a visitor base that’s aging and mostly white.

03/31/2015

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

Swimmers Warned To Avoid Algae Areas At Lake Mead

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Lake Mead authorities are warning swimmers and watercraft users to stay out of algae-covered water at the Las Vegas Boat Harbor and near Hoover Dam. The National Park Service said Friday that a […]

CBS Las Vegas–03/13/2015

National Park Service says the body of 36-year-old Schayne Baker found by divers under 15 feet of water. (Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Body Of Las Vegas Man Pulled From Lake Mead

Body of 36-year-old Schayne Baker found by divers under 15 feet of water, say park police.

07/04/2014

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