Lake Mead National Recreation Area is closing more of it’s facilities to curb visitation and encourage social distancing. The move comes after the national recreation area saw nearly 40,000 visitors on Saturday, March 21. Effective Monday March 23, the park will suspend major visitor services and operations to comply with the updated guidelines provided by the Nevada Health Response Team. All parking areas and roads will be closed to vehicles, park facilities will be closed, including restrooms, public beaches and picnic areas, marina operations, campgrounds and all launch ramps.
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area is also closing, indefinitely. The Red Rock loop scenic drive will be closed until further notice. The closures to also include the overlook, late night trailhead, Red Spring picnic area and boardwalk and all campsites at Red Rock Campground. The visitors center is also closed.