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Address: NV 89005
Phone Number: 702-293-8906
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: Yes
Activities: Hiking, Kayaking, Fishing
Description: A year-round recreational area for boaters, swimmers, fishermen, hikers...
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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Fun Place to Swim

We stopped for a swim after viewing the Hoover Dam. You drive your car right up to the beach. The water was warm and relaxing. Beautiful view while swimming. There isn't a lot... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 3, 2015
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Glen Ellyn, Illinois, United States

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Glen Ellyn, Illinois, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015 NEW

We stopped for a swim after viewing the Hoover Dam. You drive your car right up to the beach. The water was warm and relaxing. Beautiful view while swimming. There isn't a lot of sand or shade and the beach is rocky- I wore water sandals and was fine.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

Lake Mead was a blast! Beautiful scenery and an awesome national park. We rented paddle boards and headed out to the lake. Make sure to load up on the sun screen. Power sport boats and pontoon boat renatls also.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

We had to pass the lake mead NP on our way to the hoover dam so we parked our car at one of the viewing points to get a look at the lake.

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Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 149 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Spent a week on a house boat with friends. And although the temps are high, the water is great and it is perfect for skiing and swimming. Just make sure you have plenty of beer and a good AC.

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London, England
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

We rented Jet Ski's late one afternoon. We were rushed as we had to be in LA later on that evening, but we were so pleased we were late for LA. I have been to Vegas a number of times and had never been down to the lake before. This was one of the best experiences ever. We pretty much... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 149 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

We rented a boat and loved it so much, we stayed an extra day to rent one again. The lake is simply stunning. It's so peaceful, the waters so beautiful, surrounded by mountains, what a wonderful experience. The ladies renting the boats need some help with their customer service skills, but the people at the docks are amazingly helpful. Highly... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

Please google the rec area if you're interested in finding out more about camping, fishing, and swimming options. I believe the day pass was $10. We just visited for the day. We went off-roading down by the beach where some people were fishing, which was fine. Nothing spectacular. Maybe next time we'll take a cruise. The rest park towards the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

Unfortunately the lake levels are really low right now, but we were lured into paying the $10 entrance fee after seeing the beautiful blue waters. We weren't prepared to swim-- the water looked nice a little further offshore but from where we were, it was a little muddy and we'd prefer to have had sandals or water shoes to wade... More 

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Zhuhai, China
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

This was a place we were going to stay a night, then move on, but in the end we stayed another night. The camp was with a lake view, and the trails had magnificent views, along with wildlife, if you knew where to look. The Rangers were friendly, and always gave good advice, the welcome centre was a great experience,... More 

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Houghton-le-Spring, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Almost by accident we ended up here, after visiting Hoover dam we went up yo lake view point which is is on the way out after visiting , from there we could see the lake and a marina. Called into visitor centre then went down to marina, fee to get in as its a national park was ten dollars but... More 

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Address: NV 89005
Phone Number: 702-293-8906
Location: United States  >  Nevada (NV)

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