Lake Mead is
located near Las Vegas.
Located on the Colorado River, Lake Mead, Nevada is about 25 miles from Las Vegas, and runs through both the States of Nevada and Arizona. Lake Mead is actually a man-made reservoir that provides water to Arizona, California, Nevada and to parts of Mexico, where farmlands and nearly 20 million benefit from its waters. Spanning over 110 miles long in Nevada and Arizona with 759 miles of shoreline, and a depth of 532 feet, Lake Mead offers great wildlife, beautiful scenery, and plenty of activities.