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Lake Mead visitors add millions to economy

More than 7 million people visited Lake Mead National Recreation Area in 2016, generating a $369 million benefit to the local economy, according to a new report from the National Park Service.

Rangers, experts discuss climate change, sustainability

Climate change and sustainable energy were in the forefront Saturday at Lake Mead National Recreation Area as rangers and local experts came together for a presentation focused on exploring the evolving environment and energy needs in the Southwest.

Park Service puts sweet spin on safety

Marshmallows are an old favorite around the campfire, but this spring the classic treat is serving a new purpose: promoting safe habits at Lake Mead National Recreation Area for the fast-approaching summer.