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Lake Mead/Hoover Dam

Visitors to Lake Mead boost area economy by $336 million

Almost 8 million people visited Lake Mead National Recreation Area in 2018 and spent approximately $336 million in the park’s local gateway communities, which includes Boulder City, according to a recent report from the National Park Service.

 
Drought pact signed

Top water officials from across the Southwest gathered at the Hoover Dam on Monday to celebrate the completion of emergency drought plans for the Colorado River.

Lake Mead rangers sent to patrol Mexico border

Several park rangers who normally patrol public land near Boulder City and Las Vegas have been dispatched to the U.S.-Mexico border in recent months under a surge program adopted by the Trump administration last year.

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Park service aims to increase accessibility at Lake Mead

The National Park Service is seeking public comment on a plan that provides recommendations to improve accessibility of visitor services at Lake Mead National Recreation Area.

Lake Mead readies plan for lower water levels

The National Park Service has completed all the steps needed to amend its general plan to address lower water conditions at Lake Mead.

Goodro named superintendent of Lake Mead

Margaret L. Goodro has been named the new superintendent of Lake Mead National Recreation Area. She replaces Lizette Richardson, who retired last year.

Snow staves off shortage

For the moment, Mother Nature is smiling on the Colorado River.

Shuttle service to Boulder City launched

A new shuttle service is bringing Las Vegas visitors to Boulder City.

Callville without power as marina moved

The marina in Lake Mead’s Callville Bay will be without power for the rest of the month to accommodate a renovation for low water levels.

Lake Mead remains popular

For the second year in a row, Lake Mead National Recreation Area is the sixth-most-visited park in the nation.