Tourism numbers at Lake Mead have dropped dramatically since last year, and park officials are attributing it to the decrease in the nation’s largest man-made reservoir.
Eldorado Canyon Road, which leads to Nelson’s Landing on Lake Mohave, will reopen temporarily for Labor Day weekend. However, additional closures are planned for the next two months for repairs after a storm washed away a large portion of pavement on the eastbound side.
Lake Mead National Recreation Area will celebrate the 98th birthday of the National Park Service Monday by waiving its $10 entrance fee. Birthday cake also will be available at the visitor center, starting at 1 p.m.
Nevada will save close to $1 million per year after the Colorado River Commission and the state treasurer’s office issued a bond to cut debt related to Hoover Dam.
Water suppliers from the four largest communities served by the Colorado River have finalized an $11 million agreement to prop up the drought-stricken river by paying cities, farms and industrial operations to cut their use.
Three roads are closed within Lake Mead National Recreation Area because of recent flash floods. More storms are expected this afternoon.
Goldstrike Canyon and Arizona Hot Spring trails within Lake Mead National Recreation Area are temporarily closed as a safety measure during the summer’s hottest months.
It was hot, and Jorge Luna wanted to go for a swim.
Visitors who made their way to Lake Mead National Recreation Area in 2013 spent $260 million in neighboring communities, according to a National Park Service report released Wednesday morning.
With rainfall that makes its way swiftly down the mountains, creating a host of problems in its wake, the Boulder City Public Works department is working with the Regional Flood Control District on a project that will prevent flooding in Bootleg Canyon.
From law enforcement to scientific research, all the way to public administration, Lake Mead National Recreation Area’s new deputy superintendent, Patrick Gubbins, comes to the park with a wealth of experience.
The word “lodge” is generally associated with snow and greenery, two things the desert isn’t exactly known for.
Lake Mead’s water level continues to drop to a record low, with staggering numbers that have rarely been seen since it began filling up nearly 80 years ago.
With its steep canyon walls, shimmering river, pocket oases, abundant wildlife and myriad recreational activities, it should come as no surprise to area residents that Black Canyon along the Colorado River has gained national attention.
Lake Mead is one of about 600 bodies of water across the country that’s infested with quagga mussels, and Sen. Dean Heller, R-Nev., is hoping to contain them through Washington.