Get in touch with nature at Lake Mead National Recreation Area, which boasts a huge lake and lots of exciting activities. The area offers some of the country's best sport fishing, so take your boat out on the water and fish for bass, crappies, and rainbow trout. Swimmers and sunbathers will find the lakeshore peaceful, and there's plenty of room for everyone to enjoy some seclusion. Despite the region's barren environment, the mountains make for gorgeous views and lots of wildlife roams the area. Plan to visit Lake Mead National Recreation Area during your Boulder City vacation using our convenient Boulder City trip itinerary planning website.
Lake Mead National Recreation Area Reviews
I suggest research the many hikes here online. Owl Canyon, Railroad Tunnels, Calville Summit, The Bluffs, Wetlands Trail and more. There is a nice cafe ON the water at Las Vegas Bay Marina. A nice... more »
Huge recreation area just outside LV! Highly recommend for a bit of hiking but most folks use it for the boating/watercraft recreation activities. Stunning landscape along the NV/AZ border leading up.... more »
The natural raw beauty of the desert and then water is just amazing. The Grand Canyon is just spectacular! You just cannot explain the vastness of it, it just has to be seen in person. A must for your bucket list for sure. Lake Mead and the Hoover Dam is also an amazing engineering success. Very clever in its design as a relatively small wall compared to the size and volume of water in the lake is just amazing. Both a must see!
Gorgeous scenery, many hiking trails and very few people on a Wednesday. It is a fee area to stop and enjoy. You can drive East and get to a beach area. The road offers a couple of views of Lake Meade that show impressive size. We got some rare desert summer rainfall, it was refreshing but evaporated shortly after hitting your skin. You should come here .
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