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Lake Mead National Recreational Area

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An appealing stop-off

Lake Mead itself is quite a sight, and well worth a stop off on the way to the Hoover Dam - you may... read more

Reviewed August 31, 2016
5Weasels
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Greater London, United Kingdom
Awesome

It was part of the Hover Dam and Grand Canyon visit. Awesome place to take picture however it was a... read more

Reviewed December 31, 2014
AL080808
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Jakarta, Indonesia
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Jul 10, 2017
“Meadview Stopover!”
Mar 23, 2017
“Awesome is just the start”
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Reviewed July 10, 2017

Hoover dam is an hour's drive from Las Vegas. A stop over to look at lake 'Mead' takes away all your strain. It's a very calm and serene place for meditation. Also don't forget to carry your own lunch / snacks. Specially if you are...More

Thank Cshastry2
Reviewed March 23, 2017

The monumental engineering of the Hoover Dam created one of the largest man-made lakes in the world and probably the most-used and appreciated. The drop in water levels is disturbing, but the beauty of the place is unmatched. Stop by the visitor center to see...More

Thank mesatraveler
Reviewed October 16, 2016

Travelling by road from Flagstaff Arizona, to Las Vegas we detoured to see this great engineering marvel. The site is massive, awe inspiring. The very concept is breathtaking. How many nations have had the energy and enterprise to turn a vast wasteland into a thriving...More

Thank travellingman1352
Reviewed August 31, 2016

Lake Mead itself is quite a sight, and well worth a stop off on the way to the Hoover Dam - you may as well see how everything is connected. We were there in August and the heat was intense - the staff at the...More

Thank 5Weasels
Reviewed July 10, 2016

the lake is still a stunning view to look at. but to the locals it is a very sad site. the water level is so low it is no longer the boating happy experience now you have to make sure where you are going as...More

Thank Jacquelyn Y
Reviewed February 27, 2016 via mobile

We had a trip onto the lake on the desert princess, it took about 90 mins in total and we got to see the Hoover dam from the water. It's well worth a trip into the lake as it gives good photography views of the...More

Thank Dardar71
Reviewed February 16, 2016

Nature and Man in all it's glory. What a view! I fell in love with the beauty of this place, especially as the light changes throughout the day the beauty deepens!

Thank Robyn75
Reviewed February 5, 2016

We drove through the area on our way back to Las Vegas. A really pleasant relaxing drive through some rugged back country. It is not terrifically colorful like the Valley of Fire but still enjoyable. You can make some stops to get to Lake Mead...More

Thank RonJmn
Reviewed October 26, 2015

stopped here on a trip from Vegas to hoover dam. We swum in the lake and chilled out for a few hours . the water temp was high and the lake itself is stunning with good facilities like toilets and also water sports

Thank JamesMacc2008
Reviewed December 31, 2014

It was part of the Hover Dam and Grand Canyon visit. Awesome place to take picture however it was a bit crowded during year end holiday.

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