Lake Mead National Recreation Area

Type: Outdoor Activities, Parks



Map / Directions 10Best Says

Parks: Lake Mead National Recreation Park Area allows a great deal of relaxation and fun year-round. It's most-visited entrance is located four miles southeast of Boulder City, but there are other entrance...  Read More
Outdoor Activities: Located 4 miles southeast of Boulder City, Lake Mead National Recreation Park Area allows a great deal of relaxation and fun year-round. With 1.5 million acres, it's twice the size of Rhode Island and...  Read More


Map / Directions Hours:

  • Visitor Center: Wed-Sun 9am-4:30pm
  • Recreation Area: Daily Open 24 Hours
  • Some Beaches and Other Areas: Daily Sunrise-Sunset

Map / Directions Admissions:

  • Entrance Fees
    Entry Per Vehicle
    $10
    Individual $5
    Lake Use Fee for Vessels $16

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  • Parks: "If you want to stop for lunch, restaurants are located at marinas in Boulder Basin, at Temple Bar in East Lake Mead and at in Lake Mohave."
  • Best for Parks Because: Lake Mead National Recreation Area features two lakes and more than 1.5 million acres of land.

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