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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
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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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$99.99*
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Lake Mead Dinner Cruise
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$215.89*
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ATV Tour of Lake Mead and Colorado River from Las Vegas
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$431.79*
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Shooting and ATV Tour from Las Vegas with Optional Helicopter Flight

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Nice lunch cruise

I enjoyed the lunch cruise on the lake. We ventured behind the Hoover Dam and back around. It was serene and relaxing.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
Theresa B
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I enjoyed the lunch cruise on the lake. We ventured behind the Hoover Dam and back around. It was serene and relaxing.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We drove accross Lake Mead on our way to Hoover Dam. It was a beautiful landscape with a huge dark blue lake! :-)

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We took a drive around Lake Mead and stopped for a few photos. I wish we would have got in the water because it looked amazing. I don't think I've ever seen such a landscape; deep blue water surrounded by a desert. It was a nice break from the city. I would definitely come back, hopefully for a longer visit.

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Monroe, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The first thing you think, well it's two really a lake in the desert and is that blue real. Our friends Mike and Bekr took us to the Lake for a nice drive around and a quick walk around. I live 10 minutes away from Lake Erie, oh how green with envy is Erie of the Blue of Lake Mead.... More 

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have friends that live here. It is always a blast to get out on the lake. For boating and swimming it can't be beat. I hope the water level can return to normal.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had loads of fun here! The water was a perfect temperature, and the pontoon we rented worked out perfectly for us! This is a super nice place to take out a boat and enjoy with your family or a few families together.

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Punta Gorda, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We having been taking a car trip every two or three years through the area since the 80's. It is sad to see the water level continue to go down in the lake. Today we took our dog swimming to Boulder Beach. WHAT A TRASH DUMP. There was garbage, soda bottles, two grills, old broken flip flops, beer cans and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you like camping, boating, hiking, off roading and other outdoor adventures this is the place to go. There are a few passes you can get to the park a (1) week pass or a (1) year pass. We rented a boat while we visited the park. It was reasonably priced and we had an amazing time!! I would recommend... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2016

We were planning to rent kayaks and explore the lake while paddling along the shore. It was quite windy day so kayaking was not allowed. We decided to rent a motorboat, water-skis, and a sea-doo, and we had a great time! The water is so perfect that you can swim all day, especially when it's 100+ F. The next day... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2016 via mobile

My wife and I travelled with Grayling tours Las vegas to Lake mead to go on the famous paddle steamer 36 miles to be let down by a 2 bit company all they seem to be interested in was keeping us cooped up their gift shop fobbing us off telling us you'll be on the next sail then just as... More 

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