As of December 19th 2012: Both east and west sides of Ivanpah Dry Lake are “Closed” and heavily FLOODED.
The lake is closed to all activity and is expected to stay that way until after the first of the year. Recreationist throughout the world travel to Ivanpah Dry Lake’s expansive open spaces to play. International championship land sailing competitions, archery, kite buggying, and world championship disc throwing are just some of the activities this dry lake is used for.
The lake is located along I-15 at the California/Nevada border (Primm, Nevada). Nearby hotel/casinos, restaurants, shopping mall and golf course makes this a favorite place for wind-powered recreationist and their families. Ivanpah Dry Lake is open for non-motorized activities only. Free permits are required to access the site for casual users. Any commercial, competitive, or organized group activities required a special recreation permit.
Please call (760)326-7003 for more information.