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Lake Mead National Recreation Area: Tours & Tickets

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A year-round recreational area for boaters, swimmers, fishermen, hikers, photographers, campers, and sightseers. Lake Mead is a huge reservoir impounded by the Hoover Dam. Approximately 30 miles from Las Vegas. Entrance fees charged.
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

If you ever in Las Vegas try to visit this wonderful place LAKE MEADE is Magical It's worth the drive we truly had lots of fun Exploring this beautiful place ❤

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Casie H
Reviewed 6 days ago

We were recommended to spend the day on a boat away from the Madness of Las Vegas and we are so glad we did. check the Boating Lake Mead web site and check on the boats you want and then call ahead to book or...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank BigLuger
Reviewed 6 days ago

Really enjoyed driving through the National recreation area and see the beautiful landscape and also the lake .

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank sabimax
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

About an hour or so outside of Vegas - super easy drive and spectacular sites. We loved seeing antelope who were not afraid so allowed us to get plenty of pics! Great for all ages and hiking skill levels

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank shelley_emmons
Reviewed 1 week ago

After visiting Hoover Dam, we planned to go on a Lake Mead Cruise. When we showed up 15 minutes before the noon sailing we were informed that there were no other passengers and they wouldn't send the boat out with less than 20. New plan...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Megan H
Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the most tranquil and clean places I've ever seen. There is also a pretty interesting visitor center that has some cool stuff in it and a reasonable priced gift shop. A great place to take some scenic photographs.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Pat M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Weekly visitor to the LMRA. Easy to find a decent dog play area early in the morning that doesn't conflict with anyone else. Garbage obvious particular after weekend which is quite sad. Yes broken bottles too so be aware. No sand beaches with road access....More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank vegasrugbyref
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice place to spend the afternoon with the kids, but the lake is beautiful around to drive and explore.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank JLB1998
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wear your water shoes, but this is a great spot for family swimming. Head over to the Marina to see some amazingly large lake fish swimming amongst the docks of the marina.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank CitizenOfTheWorld17
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

My brother rented a pontoon and I rented a jet ski for the day. It was fun as it was my first time riding a jet ski. My brother was on the pontoon just enjoying the lake all day. It was a Wednesday and the...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Frank P
11 March 2019|
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Response from Ted G | Reviewed this property |
go to the web site for national recreation areas or parks.
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Relax225933
6 February 2019|
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Response from Ted G | Reviewed this property |
check the local chamber of commerce or municipal office.
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29 September 2018|
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Response from Miami622 | Reviewed this property |
It varies depending on which side of Lake Meade you are looking to go. It’s about an hour from Vegas if you stay on the Nevada side. If you drive another 30 mins or so you will pass over the Colorado River and through the... More
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