Things To Do at Lake Mead in August

Here’s a handy list of events that are happening at Lake Mead National Recreation Area throughout the rest of this month (August 2015)!

August 12th: Perseid Meteor Shower Party

Perseid Meteor ShowerJoin the Lake Mead Institute and rangers at Nevada Telephone Cove Aug. 12 beginning at 9pm (and going all night) to share the experience of the Perseid Meteor Shower.

Please bring a chair and water. Call 702-293-8990, for more information.

[Note: this event is pretty far outside the Boulder City area (closer to Laughlin, to be exact) – but still might be super cool … CLICK HERE for the full Boulder City Social post about it.]

August 15th: Ranger Chat – Public Lands … Treasures of Southern Nevada

Program repeats on August 16th

Stop by the Lake Mead Visitor Center at 11:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. Aug. 15 and 16 to learn about the variety of public lands that surround the Las Vegas Valley. Call 702-293-8990, for more information.

August 15th: Sunset Yoga

Join a ranger at Rocky Point Overlook and enjoy the view of the Boulder Basin while doing yoga poses and light stretching Aug. 15. Connect with the beauty of nature and natural sounds. Please bring water and a yoga mat. Call 702-293-8990, for more information and to make a reservation.

August 22nd: Ranger Chat: The Mojave Desert – A Magical Land

Bighorn Sheep in Boulder City, Nevada by Christina DavisStop by the Lake Mead Visitor Center at 11:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. Aug. 22 to learn about the plants and animals that call this vibrant desert home.

From the desert bighorn sheep found in the rugged mountains to the smallest beavertail cactus, life is abundant and thriving in what many think is a barren landscape. Call 702-293-8990, for more information.

August 22nd: Campfire Stories & Songs

Join a ranger to share stories of the night and the songs that make every campfire a new experience. Meet at the Boulder Beach Campground Amphitheater at 8 p.m. Aug. 22. Call 702-293-8990, for more information.

August 29th: Ranger Chat: Outdoor Fun-A Child’s Nature Perspective

Program repeats on August 30th

Stop by the Lake Mead Visitor Center at 11:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. Aug. 29 and 30 to learn about a variety of ways children can learn about Lake Mead National Recreation Area and get in touch with nature. Call 702-293-8990, for more information.

August 29th: Full Moon Hike

Join rangers to watch the full moon appear over the mountains and learn the importance of night skies through this unique glimpse of nature. Hike along the Historic Railroad Trail and experience the beauty of the night sky.

Not recommended for children under 10 years of age due to hiking distance. Call 702-293-8990, for more information and to make a reservation.

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