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Lake Mead National Recreation Area

by Rose Houk

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Published by Southwest Parks and Monuments Association in Tucson, Ariz .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Lake Mead National Recreation Area (Ariz. and Nev.)
    • Subjects:
    • Lake Mead National Recreation Area (Ariz. and Nev.)

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesLake Mead
      Statement[written by Rose Houk].
      ContributionsSouthwest Parks and Monuments Association.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF788 .H78 1997
      The Physical Object
      Pagination15 p. :
      Number of Pages15
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1016783M
      ISBN 101877856657
      LC Control Number96070356
      OCLC/WorldCa36651102

      Lake Mead National Recreation Area; For Kids – National Park Service; Slip Rental; RV Park & Campground; Marina store and snack bar; Boats. 50′ Houseboat; 50′ XT; 59’ Deluxe Houseboat; 60’ Eagle Houseboat; 70’ Titanium Houseboat; 75’ XTreme Houseboat (ADA Accessible) Watercraft; Boating Safety. Anchoring & Staking; Houseboat. About Lake Mead National Recreation Area This million-acre recreation area, established in , was created around Lake Mead, the massive Colorado River reservoir resulting from the construction of Hoover Dam. Exit wild river rapids. Enter motorboating, water skiing and fishing on a placid lake. Further downstream, the completion of Davis Dam in impounded Lake .

      Lake Mead National Recreation Area is a U.S. National Recreation Area located in southeastern Nevada and northwestern ed by the National Park Service, Lake Mead NRA follows the Colorado River corridor from the westernmost boundary of Grand Canyon National Park to just north of the cities of Laughlin, Nevada and Bullhead City, includes all of the eponymous Lake Mead .   The Lake Mead National Recreation Area had a significant effect on management policy throughout the National Park System. This book provides a means by which visitors (and the simply curious) can better understand the things they are seeing and experiencing in Lake Mead National Recreation Area." —Nevada in the West "Foster has Brand: University of Nevada Press.

      Lake Mead National Recreation Area. Lake Mead is the largest man-made lake and reservoir in the United States, containing enough water to cover the entire state of New York with 1 ft. of water (26 million acre ft.). It is located on the Colorado River in Nevada and Arizona, about 30 miles southeast of Las Vegas, Nevada. You'll definitely enjoy your excursion to Lake Mead National Recreation Area. To check it out, travel to Las Vegas. You'll soon discover what makes this particular city so special. There's no need to drive for ages to find a hotel. There are 3 possibilities within 6 miles (10 kilometers) of Lake Mead National Recreation Area.


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Lake Mead National Recreation Area by Rose Houk Download PDF EPUB FB2

Jonathan Foster's book on Lake Mead is a valuable study in the changing values of the National Park Service. When the NPS was founded it had two missions: protecting nature and making it accessible for public enjoyment. Increasingly, these two mandates have come into conflict/5(4). Straddling the border of Arizona and Nevada, Lake Mead National Recreation Area encompasses million acres of three of America's four desert ecosystems: the Mojave, the Great Basin, and the Sonoran.

National Geographic's Trails Illustrated map of Lake Mead delivers unmatched detail and valuable information to assist you in your exploration /5(9). Lake Mead National Recreation Area Paperback – December 1, by Rose Houk (Author)4/5(1).

Lake Mead National Recreation Area: Guide to Boating [Schneider, Geoffrey, Houk, Rose] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Lake Mead National Recreation Area: Guide to Boating3/5(2). Search Lake Mead National Recreation Area Publications Keyword Category Boating / Fishing Specialty Topics Snowshoeing Snowmobiling Scenic Drives Rafting / Kayaking / Canoeing Off-Road Driving Mountain Biking Hiking / Climbing General Guides Downhill Skiing / Snowboarding Cross-Country Skiing Camping Nature / Wildlife Maps.

The Junior Ranger Guide and Activity Book is available for Lake Mead National Recreation Area book at the Lake Mead Visitor Center and at the Katherine Landing Ranger Station. It is recommended that children 10 and older complete the entire book.

Younger children must complete at least three activities. You may also request a Junior Ranger Activity Book at e-mail us or by writing to. America's First National Recreation Area. Swim, boat, hike, cycle, camp and fish at America’s first and largest national recreation area. With striking landscapes and brilliant blue waters, this year-round playground spreads across million acres of mountains, canyons, valleys and two vast lakes.

Black Canyon River Adventures provides raft tours on Lake Mohave at the base of the Hoover Dam. Other Approved Tours & Services. There are dozens of companies based outside of the park that provide tours and other services within Lake Mead National Recreation Area, including bicycle tours, scuba diving trips, fishing and hunting excursions and.

Lake Mead National Recreation Area's campgrounds offer restrooms, running water, dump stations, grills, picnic tables and shade. RV's, trailers and tents welcome.

Concessioner campgrounds, including recreational vehicle. A full service destination located inside the Lake Mead National Recreation Area, Katherine Landing at Lake Mohave Marina offers guests an array of boat and water sports rentals, lodging, camping, dining, fully stocked marina store, fuel dock and boat repairs.

The Lake Mead National Recreation Area had a significant effect on management policy throughout the National Park System. This book provides a means by which visitors (and the simply curious) can better understand the things they are seeing and experiencing in Lake Mead National Recreation Area." —Nevada in the West/5(4).

This Lake Mead geologic map ( mb) shows all the rock types surrounding the reservoir and includes most of the National Recreation Area lands (excepting Lake Mohave to the south).

Lake Mead backcountry maps. This is a Hoover Dam area backcountry map, focusing on. The Bureau of Reclamation soon realized the vast recreational opportunities that Lake Mead would provide. Through a memorandum of agreement, the National Park Service was tasked with managing the first national recreation area, formerly known as the Boulder Dam National Recreation Area.

The Junior Ranger Guide and Activity Book is available for free at the Lake Mead Visitor Center and at the Katherine Landing Ranger Station.

It is recommended that children 10 and older complete the entire book. Younger children must complete at. Lake Mead. National Recreation Area AZ, NV. Info; Alerts; Maps; Calendar; Reserve; Alerts In Effect Dismiss Dismiss View all alerts × Contact Us. Park Store. Western National Parks Association (WNPA) is a nonprofit cooperating association of the National Park Service based in Tucson, Arizona.

WNPA was founded in to support the. Imagine a placid blue lake in the middle of one of the world's most arid deserts.

From prehistoric basketmakers, who left their petroglyphs in the canyons, to the dam builders of the Great Depression, this guide features unforgettable history and scenery. 56 pages. The Lake Mead National Recreation Area includes all of man-made Lake Mead, Book this popular experience ahead of time to secure the day and time you’d like to soar above Sin City.

Hotel pickup and drop-off by Mercedes Sprinter is included (if option selected)/5(). Lake Mead National Recreation Area: A History of America’s First National Playground examines the creation, characteristics, and tribulations of the first United States national recreation area.

It also addresses the National Park Service’s historic role in managing reservoir-based recreation in a uniquely arid region.

In so doing, the book. Books, Toys, Games and much more. Straddling the border of Arizona and Nevada, Lake Mead National Recreation Area encompasses million acres of three of America's four desert ecosystems: the Mojave, the Great Basin, and the Sonoran.

National Geographic's Trails Illustrated map of Lake Mead delivers unmatched detail and valuable Pages: 2. The Lake Mead National Recreation Area Junior Ranger Guide and Activity Book was created by: JR JR The Lake Mead National Recreation Area Interpretation Division and graphic artist and writer Jennell M.

Miller, Ph.D. Hey – I didn’t get to finish my Junior Ranger book. experience lake mead national recreation area Lake Mead was created in upon completion of the Hoover Dam, one of the country’s engineering wonders.

Sincethe National Park Service has been the agency administering the recreation aspects of Lake Mead and has managed the increasing popularity of this enormous lake and facilities just. Before you start your adventure, stop by the Lake Mead Visitor Center.

Whether you have one hour or one week, rangers and volunteers will help you plan an unforgettable trip. In addition to grabbing maps and brochures, you can get your National Park passport stamp or become a junior ranger.The Lake Mead National Recreation Area includes all of man-made Lake Mead, which is miles long and contains miles of surface area, as well as the smaller Lake Mohave, reservoirs on the Colorad /5().