The National Park Service is celebrating National Park Week by waiving fees at all National Park Service sites across the country, including parks in and near Southern Nevada.
The Interior Department is backing down from a plan to impose steep fee increases at popular national parks in the face of widespread opposition from elected officials and the public.
Anyone caught by “No Breaks” patrols in the park on Saturday and Sunday can expect to receive a citation and lose their banned items. Violators also could be fined up to $5,000.
Although access to the trail isn’t currently blocked, Clark County spokesman Dan Kulin said the trail will not officially open until summer.
The City of Las Vegas’ adaptive recreation program is a grant-assisted program that hosts sports such as swimming and basketball for disabled persons, including veterans.
With almost 7.9 million visitors in 2017, Lake Mead recorded its highest visitor total since 2003, helping propel the National Park Service to its second busiest year on record, according to statistics just released by the agency.