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Organize your next trip to the stunning location of Lake Mead National Recreation Area. You will be able to find this destination in the southeastern part of Nevada and the northwestern area of Arizona, in the United States of America. This area is operated by the National Park Service and it is situated by the Colorado River in the westernmost part of the Grand Canyon National Park. The area is bounded by the city of Laughlin in Nevada and the Bullhead City in Arizona. The formation of the Lake Mead, which can be found in this area, started in 1935, just a year before the completion of the Hoover Dam.Vacation rentals in Lake Mead National Recreation Area
While visiting Lake Mead National Recreation Area you will be able to find countless rental properties with scenic views. Whether you want to be located closer to the city centers, situated by the lake or in the middle of nature, you will be able to find an accommodation to suit your needs. Imagine waking up in the morning and enjoying the view of the lake while having your coffee on the patio. Spend the afternoon fishing from the dock just outside your backyard. Invite friends over for a barbecue or to swim in your private pool. These are some of the memories you could be making with a rental property in Lake Mead National Recreation Area.
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The area and getting around
Making your trip to Lake Mead National Recreation Area will be easy. If you decide to make your journey by car, you will find that there are a total of nine paved accessible roads which arrive to Lake Mead National Recreation Area. These roads usually come from Bullhead City in Arizona or from Laughlin in Nevada. Both of these cities also provide regional buses to Lake Mead National Recreation Area. Lastly, if you wish to fly to your destination, the closest airport will be the McCarran International Airport which is located just a short drive away and it provides commercial domestic and international flights.Where to eat in Lake Mead National Recreation Area
There are plenty of delicious restaurants to try out while visiting the Lake Mead National Recreation Area. If you are looking for a breakfast or lunch spot with a view, head over to The Fountain Site Lounge. This eatery will offer you breakfast, tasty grilled sandwiches and a variety of snacks in a dining area that overlooks the Bay. Another great spot can be found at the Harbor House Café. Here you will find a fun atmosphere on a floating restaurant. The eatery is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner and it will serve you fresh fish and the daily catch.
Travelers and activities
There are plenty of ways to admire and explore the natural landscape of Lake Mead National Recreation Area. Take a bike and discover the surrounding mountains. On the River Mountains Loop Trail, you will be able to ride by Lake Mead, the Hoover Dam, Henderson and Boulder City. This designated route will be easy to follow as it is marked with a yellow arrow sign and it will provide you with a beautiful scenery. Another great way to enjoy the outdoors is by hitting the water. Rent out a boat from one of the many locations and discover Lake Mead and Lake Mohave by boat. There are over 290 square miles of waterway to navigate and discover.Family friendly activities in Lake Mead National Recreation Area
If you choose to take your family along with you on vacation to in Lake Mead National Recreation Area, then try out these delightful activities all together. Spend the afternoon paddle boarding. The waters of Lake Mead and Lake Mohave are smooth and calm and the surrounding colorful mountains are delightful. On the other hand, you can go rafting as well. You will be able to find countless places which rent out the equipment and provide guided tours. You can go float down the Black Canyon National Water Trail which will take you along the Colorado River.
Did you know that the area was populated by Native American cultures as far back as 10,000 years ago?
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Go for a hike around nature. This simple 7.5 miles long trail will provide you with a wide and flat gravel road that goes through five historic tunnels which lead to the Hoover Dam. You will also be able to admire the panoramic views of the Boulder Basin while hiking.2. Owl Canyon
Explore the local flora and fauna. The canyon got its name from the owls that occasionally reside here in during the year. With just a short 2.2 mile walk, you will be led to this stunning canyon where you can set up a picnic with a view.3. Willow Beach Fishing Pier
Spend the afternoon fishing. You will be able to find this popular pier located right by the Willow Beach Marina. The popular fish that can be caught here include rainbow trout, catfish, sunfish, largemouth bass, striped bass, smallmouth bass and crappie4. Wildlife Photography
Capture the wildlife through your lenses. If you are an avid photographer, you will find that Lake Mead National Recreation Area is the perfect place for your photography. Here you will be able to spot desert tortoise, desert bighorn sheep and many reptiles and birds.5. Kingman Wash
Go on a scuba diving adventure. The Lake Mead National Recreation Area is often said to be one of the top freshwater lakes in the world for scuba diving. The Kingman Wash is one of the most popular locations for being ideal for novice and expert divers.