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Lake Mead National Recreation Area

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NV 89005
+1 702-293-8906
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Lake Mead Dinner Cruise
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ATV Tour of Lake Mead and Colorado River from Las Vegas
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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.
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good35%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“jet ski” (14 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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NV 89005
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1 - 10 of 425 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago

We rented mountain bikes in Boulder and had a great ride along the Railroad hiking trail. Nice easy flat ride that meanders along through tunnels blasted to carry supplies to the dam. Good for any type of rider. Take lots of water and keep sun...More

Thank Pete A
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our cousins took us for a drive from the Strip to Lake Mead. He had an annual pass so we did not have to pay to through Lake Mead. We did not go on the water but the drive and the sights were still nice.

Thank ca1842
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Rented a car and visited Grand Canyon on the way back to Vegas myself & my husband visited lake mead it was a beautiful hot day only wished we had longer there 👍

Thank traci40
Reviewed 1 week ago

We rented a very nice Bayliner speedboat from Las Vegas Boat Harbor and Lake Mead Marina (boatinglakemead.com) and had a wonderful time. The boat was almost new, in excellent condition and perfectly clean. We probably went 75-80 miles around the lake and saw fabulous scenery....More

Thank MontanaTzar
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We called in on the way back from a drive to see the Hoover Dam. The view looking down from the road is awesome but on driving to the entrance we were disappointed to come across the obstacle of a $20 entrance fee. If we...More

Thank Chrisgimson
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We came to Lake Mead with the intention to hire a boat to do some water sports. After a small charge we drove down to the bay. Sadly they had stopped rentals due to a potential storm - there were no clouds in the sky!...More

Thank James B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Was staying in Vegas for a few days and wanted to get out and see the beauty in the area. Drove to Mead Lake on the way to Hoover Dam and it was gorgeous to say the least. There is a $20 entry fee. It...More

Thank happyfamilyMacomb_Il
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Water and desert all in one. The sights were breathtaking, the weather is hot and dry, and there is not a lot of people. The price is $20 and you can walk just about anywhere, as long as you don't damage the landscape!

Thank NeilOrillia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The perfect place to cool down from the vegas heat. The water is nice and refreshing, the surrounding mountains are red and it was virtually empty of people, locals only seemed to pass the afternoon there.

Thank Blue B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice park to visit, the landscape reminds me of the first planet of the apes movie. Lots of trails and docks for boats,

Thank Karen M
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Stephy S
25 June 2017|
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Response from michaellW3051TW | Reviewed this property |
Yes I think we rented from the Las Vegas Lake Marina. About $90 an hour and it holds two people. Discounts the longer you take it. They have new blue units but they have limited cargo space and are harder to handle then... More
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deedee549
11 June 2017|
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Response from mowshe | Reviewed this property |
I was there mid summer and we survived
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Don M
20 September 2016|
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Response from rollngstone | Reviewed this property |
Hi Don --- Tripadvisor will not let me include a website link ---- google "Redstone Dunes Hike". NPS has a Plan Your Visit pdf for Redstone. TS
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