Greetings from Lake Mead National Recreation Area

Sen Cortez Masto has drafted bill that expands a local (Las Vegas) area Lake Mead NP and connect it to Mohave National Preserve. This bill deserves our support. I’m a member of the International Dark Skies Association and am an amateur astronomer. I’d like to see a lighting provisions added to the bill.

Sincerely,
Kevin

Lake Mead National Recreation Area

This recreation area provides scenic vistas of Lake Mead and Lake Mohave with more than 700 miles of shoreline and a beautiful reservoir for boaters, swimmers, and anglers to explore. The surrounding desert features nine wilderness areas and isolated backcountry with a fantastic diversity of desert plants and animals and dramatic desert scenery.

State(s): Arizona Nevada,

Established: 1964

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