South Cove is on the Arizona side of Lake Mead between Temple Bar and Pierce Ferry. Lake Mead, and every one of its sights, is managed through the Park Service and open to the general public for recreational purposes.

Coordinates: 36°5′20.62″N 114°6′19.36″W / 36.0890611°N 114.1053778°W / 36.0890611 -114.1053778