Jean Lake

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Jean Lake, (or Jean Dry Lake), is a small endorheic dry lake 3 mi east[1] of Jean, Nevada and Interstate 15. It lies at an elevation of 2,772 feet / 845 meters.

With the Bird Spring Range adjacent to the northwest it is in the Las Vegas Wash Watershed. Roach Lake in the north Ivanpah Valley is nearby to the south southwest. [2]

In popular culture[edit]

The dry lake bed is a popular filming location for photo shoots, music videos, and films. Casino, Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas and The Hangover contain scenes filmed at Jean Dry Lake.[3] It is was the site of the 2016-2018 land art installation Seven Magic Mountains.


  1. ^ Nevada Atlas & Gazetteer, DeLorme, c. 2010, p. 70-71.
  2. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Jean Lake
  3. ^ "LOCATION SPOTLIGHT: JEAN DRY LAKE BED". Nevada Film. Retrieved 20 July 2017.

Coordinates: 35°47′19″N 115°15′40″W / 35.788596°N 115.261136°W / 35.788596; -115.261136