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  • Hillsides Covered With Flowers
    Hillsides Covered With Flowers
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  • Lake Mead National Recreation Area
    Lake Mead National Recreation Area
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  • Lake Mead Marina
    Lake Mead Marina
    by kylian74

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    Things to do while in Lake Mead

    by goingsolo Updated Mar 1, 2005

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    Lake Mead National Recreation Area

    Favorite thing: The scenery en route alone makes this a place worth visiting. But, if you have the time and the weather, a more in depth exploration is in order.

    This is definitely the place for the water enthusiast stuck in the middle of the desert and needing an aquatic fix. Fishing is extremely popular here, as are waterskiing, boating, kayaking and canoeing. Several marinas in the area rent personal watercraft such as kayaks and canoes as well as larger speedboats.

    Although you won't find any coral reefs here, it is possible to scuba dive the fresh waters of the lake. Raft trips are another option here, although you won't find any Class IV or V rapids in the calm waters.

    Hiking is another option. There are several short trails that provide views of the surrounding area.

    For more information about these activities, the marinas or rentals, visit www.nps.gov/lame

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    • Water Sports
    • Fishing
    • Diving and Snorkeling

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    Flowering Cactus

    by kylian74 Written Apr 27, 2004

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    cactus flower

    Favorite thing: Watch out for some flowering cactus within Recration Area...if you love flowers combining photography you would appreciate it.

    Fondest memory: Looking for some flowers, I found this one and took a picture!!..Yes, Isn't I made it NiCe??

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    Clear Blue Lake Mead

    by kylian74 Written Apr 25, 2004
    Lake Mead Marina

    Favorite thing: I've learnt that Lake Mead Marina is a popular destinations for locals who loves to do sailboating..they even offer rentals year round. They also organize tours including paddlewheel vessels and raft trips.

    Fondest memory: Worth a visit to discover the huge lakes cater. Just like Marina, this place has all your luxury needs to offer few miles to the city.

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    • Family Travel

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    Lake Fun

    by kylian74 Updated Apr 27, 2004
    kids by the lake resort

    Favorite thing: Lake Mead Resort Marina is one of the 10 resort within the lake, this resort is the closest to Herderson gate .

    Fondest memory: Aside from fish feeding, boating and etc. The Area also contains a surprising variety of plants and animals...don't be surprised once you encounter a desert Bighorn sheep and a desert tortoise on your way!
    Unlucky we didn't found one but we've seen one tortoise in other Las Vegas Rec.Area.

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    • Adventure Travel

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    Clear Blue Lake Mead

    by kylian74 Updated Apr 27, 2004
    Lake Mead hopping

    Favorite thing: Start your day at Lake Mead Marina. The lake is very clean and looks like ideal for swimming, they said best time is during spring , summer and fall but wind seems to be cooled to swim that day although it was mid april, these should be a bit early.

    Fondest memory: I think just observing the blue lake is what I am missing., I like the place and seems to be great for weekend getaway although too far from Belgium...glad I have been there.

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    • Beaches
    • Family Travel

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    The Desert Bloom - March 2005

    by mcpangie Written Apr 21, 2005
    Hillsides Covered With Flowers

    Favorite thing: I took this picture along Lake Mead in late March 2005. It's quite unusual for the hillsides to be this green.

    Related to:
    • Desert
    • Road Trip

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