Lake Mead National Recreation Area
Turbulent Waters Keep National Park Rangers Busy With Rescues At Lake Mead NRA And Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore
A quick turn of the weather forced rangers into rescue mode at Lake Mead National Recreation Area and Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore as high winds and waves left dozens of boaters seeking help. The final tally: 70 distress calls at Lake Mead, 11 rescues performed, including of one woman who spent three hours treading water and praying, and the rescue of five young sea kayakers at Sleeping Bear.
A 30-mile watery ribbon that flows below Hoover Dam in Lake Mead National Recreation Area in Nevada has been designated a "national water trail," the first in the Southwest.
National Park Service rangers from across the park system have been honored by Interior Secretary Sally Jewell for valor in the line of duty.
One man has died and two were missing Saturday in a boating accident at Lake Mead National Recreation Area.
With all the sunny days in Nevada, it would be a sin not to tap into that energy. And that's what the National Park Service is doing at Lake Mead National Recreation Area.
The value of wilderness can be defined in many ways. In the following video produced by the National Park Service, the cultural side of wilderness is explored through the Mojave tribe.
ARAMARK Parks and Destinations, which manages lodging in a number of national parks, has been awarded a 10-year concession contract to operate Lake Mead National Recreation Area's sightseeing boat tours.
Once the partial government shutdown ends -- and it will -- and the National Park System is back in business, advocates want to see Congress properly fund the National Park Service.
New Water-Filling Station At Lake Mead National Recreation Area Helps Cut Disposable Plastic Water Bottle Use
In the wake of one death, and with continued unrelenting heat in the forecast, Lake Mead National Recreation Area officials are cautioning visitors to take it easy during their visit to the NRA.
Nine months after a swimmer disappeared in the waters of Lake Mead National Recreation Area, his body apparently has been located and recovered with the help of side-scan sonar.
Heading to Lake Mead National Recreation Area for spring break? Don't leave any valuables in your rig. Park rangers report a number of break-ins of vehicles in recent weeks at some of the NRA's most-popular hiking trails.
Three public meetings have been scheduled for next week to discuss preliminary alternatives and climbing management options for wilderness areas at Lake Mead National Recreation Area.
Seldom Seen Smith has to be rolling his eyes, and George Hayduke just might be thinking of calling the Monkey Wrench Gang back together. Why? A voluminous Interior Department report looking at how best to manage precious water resources in the Colorado River Basin largely ignores national parks the river flows through.
The National Park Service recently issued a prospectus soliciting proposals for boat tours and associated food services at the Hemenway Harbor area of Lake Mead National Recreation Area. This is between two sections of the Las Vegas Boat Harbor Marina Complex at the southwest end of the lake near Hoover Dam.
People seem to like numbers, and hierarchy, so here's a rundown of the leading units of the National Park System in terms of 2011 visitation. The first list combs through all 397 units in the system, while the second looks only at "national parks."