Lake Mead National Recreation Area

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Name Type1 Location Year authorized Size
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Acadia NP SE Maine 1919 48,419 (19,603) Mountain and coast scenery.
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Lake Mead National Recreation Area:

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National Parks
Name Type1 Location Year authorized Size
acres (hectares)
Description
Acadia NP SE Maine 1919 48,419 (19,603) Mountain and coast scenery.
..... Click the link for more information.
 (table).

Lake Mead National Recreation Area

Address:601 Nevada Hwy
Boulder City, NV 89005

Phone:702-293-8990
Fax:702-293-8936
Web: www.nps.gov/lame/
Size: 1,495,664 acres.
Established: Administered under cooperative agreements with Bureau of Reclamation on October 13, 1936, and July 18, 1947. Name changed from Boulder Dam National Recreation Area on August 11, 1947. Established on October 8, 1964.
Location:In southeastern Nevada and northwestern Arizona. Headquarters is in Boulder City, NV, 27 miles southeast of Las Vegas. There are 9 paved access roads into the national recreation area.
Facilities:Campgrounds (é), picnic area, rest rooms (é), lodging, groceries, restaurant/snacks, boat rental, boat ramp, marinas, ferry service, bathhouse, visitor center (é), museum/exhibit, self-guided tour/trail.
Activities:Camping, hiking, bicycling, swimming, scuba diving, snorkeling, boating, water-skiing, fishing, kayaking, auto touring.
Special Features:Lake Mead, formed by Hoover Dam, and Lake Mohave, by Davis Dam, on the Colorado River and more than one million acres of surrounding desert and mountains comprise this first national recreation area established by an act of Congress. Nine developed areas on both lakes offer a wide range of accommodations and services year-round.

See other parks in Nevada.