Postcard: Lake Mead

For those who live in the Southwest, the words “Lake Mead” conjure up images of a dwindling water supply, visually represented by those stripes along the lake’s perimeter. However, setting paranoia aside, it’s still possible to appreciate Lake Mead for its history and serene beauty.

Lake Mead
Lake Mead’s infamous “bathtub ring.” | Image by Sarah Vernetti
Lake Mead
In the distance, a sailboat navigates Lake Mead’s western arm. | Image by Sarah Vernetti
Lake Mead
A dramatic illustration of Lake Mead’s declining water level | Image by Sarah Vernetti

For more on Lake Mead: Lake Mead National Recreation Area

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