Explore Boulder Beach
Located in the western part of Lake Mead National Recreation Area, Boulder Bay is just minutes from Las Vegas and stretches more than a mile along the shoreline of the Boulder Basin of Lake Mead.
Recreation at Boulder Beach
You're invited to enjoy shaded picnic areas throughout the park. Bring your meal or snacks and enjoy your picnic with a view.
Hike the River Mountains Loop Trail
Adjacent to the entrance of the campground is access to the 34-mile River Mountains Loop trail.
The Hoover Dam, managed by the Bureau of Reclamation, is just minutes to the south along U.S. Highway 93.
Boat Lake Mead
Lake Level Changing: Keep Alert & Launch At Your Own Risk
The nearest motorized boating access from Boulder Beach is at Hemenway Harbor launch ramp. Rental boats are located nearby at Las Vegas Boat Harbor. Water-access fuel is located at the Las Vegas Boat Harbor (Hemenway Harbor), which is located near Boulder Beach.
Boulder Beach Campground is open year-round and features large paved sites that can accommodate tents or large RVs, along with tables, fire pits and/or grills. Restrooms and water spigots are located throughout the campsite.
NPS Operated Campgrounds*50% discount with Senior/Access Pass
**RV's may park in any NPS campsite; however, there are no hookups.
***WiFi in campgrounds is operated by a concessionaire service. Contact them directly with questions at:
Concession Operated Campgrounds*Information is subject to change. For up-to-date info, contact each concessionaire directly via corresponding reservation page.
Fishing is a year-round activity at Lake Mead; each season bringing its own exciting opportunities.
Beaches & Coves
Boulder Beach has a variety of multi-use beaches, including North and South Swim Beaches at Boulder Beach which is popular for families and triathletes alike. The surface is graded regularly, but tends to be rocky.
Last updated: February 28, 2023