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.
Search Continues For Missing Swimmer At Lake MeadTwo men were swimming from a boat on Lake Mead near Hoover Dam before both began to struggle on Sunday. National Park Service volunteers were in a nearby boat and rescued one of the men. The second man never re-surfaced.
Body of Woman Recovered From Lake Mead Rec AreaAuthorities say the body of a woman has been recovered from a desert area within Lake Mead National Recreation Area in Nevada.
Teen's Body Recovered From Lake Mohave Is Ninth Drowning In 2017Witnesses say the teenage boy swam out to help another person in his group who had been separated from a tube when he disappeared under the water.
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.
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.
Desert Princess Loses Power, But Passengers Are OkayPark officials say around 12:30 p.m. the Lake Mead Interagency Communication Center, or dispatch, received a radio distress call from the Desert Princess, reporting that the vessel had somehow lost power with 163 passengers on board.
Unofficial National Park Service Twitter Fires Off At President TrumpAfter a few National Park Service tweets on climate change were deleted, a new unofficial account is firing at President Donald Trump.
Tire Tracks Mar Racetrack Playa in Death Valley ParkTire tracks left by an illegal motorist at Racetrack Playa are the worst one park official has seen.
Coroner: Vegas Woman, 63, Dead After Snorkeling at Lake MeadAuthorities in Las Vegas have identified a 63-year-old Las Vegas woman who died while swimming during the weekend at Lake Mead.
Rangers Out in Full Force at Lake Mead During HolidayLaw enforcement officials at Lake Mead are gearing up to keep visitors safe during what will be a busy holiday week.
Searchers Recover Body of Teen at Lake MeadAuthorities say they have recovered the body of a teenager who apparently drowned in Lake Mead.