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Lake Mead entrance fee rises Friday

Entrance fees to Lake Mead National Recreation will increase $5 on Friday, June 1.

Lake tourists give local economy $336 million boost

Visitors to Lake Mead National Recreation Area spent $336 million in communities near the park during 2017, according to a new report released by the National Park Service.

Agency’s action spur water fight

A top official from the Southern Nevada Water Authority is calling on states that rely on the Colorado River to resolve their differences before a growing dispute derails decades of cooperation on the river.

Entrance fees to Lake Mead to rise

The entrance fee for Lake Mead National Recreation Area is increasing as part of a price hike for more than a hundred national parks.

Free admission, Junior Ranger Day kick off Parks Week

Lake Mead National Recreation Area is celebrating National Park Week from Saturday through April 21 to 29 and offering special activities for visitors.

Lake’s ban on glass, foam to be strictly enforced

Spring break visitors to Lake Mead National Recreation Area will receive “No Breaks” from the park’s ban on glass and plastic foam containers.

Efforts to quell invasive species continue

Invasive species pose a threat statewide and officials are working to help educate Nevada residents about them during this week’s observance of National Invasive Species Awareness Week, which continues through Friday, March 2.

Lake Mead forecast improves slightly despite dry winter

Winter is off to an alarmingly dry start across the Colorado River Basin, but you wouldn’t know it from the latest federal projections for Lake Mead.

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