Lake Mead National Recreation AreaLake Mead is located on the Colorado River, approximately 30 miles southest of Las Vegas, in the States of Nevada and Arizona. The many marinas and coves can be accessed from North Shore Road, Lake Shore Road, and Highway 93 in Nevada, and several roads in Arizona. Many of the more seclued coves do not have road access, you can reach them only by boat.
Lake Mead was formed when Hoover Dam was built in the 1930's, and the forming of Lake Mead meant the end to a small town in Overton, St. Thomas. St. Thomas was a thriving community settlled by Mormon Pioneers.
Lake Mead is the perfect destination for recreational adventures. Boating, fishing, jet skiing, hiking, kayaking stand up paddle boarding, swimming, and more are available at numerous coves and beaches.