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Davis Dam

Lake Mead National Recreation Area, Laughlin, NV 86429
+1 702-293-8906
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saw this via boat tour

we took an early morning boat tour and they took us very close to the dam and told it's history... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
ORbeachdawg
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Bandon, Oregon
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the trip was interesting as we took a cruise ride and was given a histirical audio of the... read more

Reviewed 13 May 2017
lionel b
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winnipeg
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Lake Mead National Recreation Area, Laughlin, NV 86429
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Reviewed 5 days ago

we took an early morning boat tour and they took us very close to the dam and told it's history. Very interesting story.

Thank ORbeachdawg
Reviewed 13 May 2017

the trip was interesting as we took a cruise ride and was given a histirical audio of the interesting place along the river.on a sunny day would prbably take the cruise again.lionel.wpg,mb.cdn

1  Thank lionel b
Reviewed 13 May 2017

Davis Dam, Lake Mohave and Lake Mead recreational area are all together and all so beautiful.. take it in and a must see in the area..

Thank GARY C
Reviewed 11 May 2017

Davis Dam was such a great visit we had when we were in Laughlin. The history is super! Learning about the dam was so interesting, just an incredible story!!!

Thank C2317TYbarbaram
Reviewed 20 April 2017

Take the $10 river tour in Laughlin. It will take you up to the base of the dam, and you get a good view, and also learn the history of the dam - very interesting.

Thank scuba-chuck
Reviewed 16 April 2017

The best way to see Davis Dam is to Take the River Cruise for 10.00 from any Resort along the River The tour to the damn is approx. 1.5 hours long

Thank Kevin P
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Very short drive for a change of scenery. The desert flowers were in bloom which made it pretty. Bright blue water and bring blue sky. It appeared fishing would be allowed from shore but not the dam.

Thank xskywalkermom
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Interesting to see. Nothing too spectacular. But interesting. Needs more interactive displays to read to give you more info

Thank CHW34
Reviewed 10 March 2017

They don't have tours.You cannot go inside but you can drive there and walk around to read the display placards.

Thank R55Wilson
Reviewed 11 February 2017

We took a river cruise from our hotel. It was a wonderful way to get out in the fresh air and enjoy the Colorado River.

1  Thank HappySingleTraveller
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okokjbkings
My Father ,William O. King & Grandfather, Wade o. King both worked on the dam , In 1944 my father join the navy (World War II ) after the navymy fath started working on the Dam he was only 21yrs old that was 1947 He is 90 yrs old and living in Bull Head City,AZ .Is their a chance we could take a tour of the dam in side, befor he not able too. Please Let Us Know , William O King & #5 Son Jay B King
8 March 2017|
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Response from Tamera1980 | Reviewed this property |
Yes they have tours I believe daily. It is so worth it to see the inside. It is amazing the intricate workmanship. You see the turbiines operating. They should have a website for visitor info. We just went to the dam... More
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Rick M
Can you take a tour of Davis Dam? Cost?
26 January 2017|
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Response from Art v | Reviewed this property |
Ive taken the tour years ago, acually before 9/11 and many things have changed, as for tours i really dont know, everytime weve visted since have only been a self walking tour with museum, awesome Breath taking points of... More
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Daybreak42
Does anyone know how far this is from the Aquarius Hotel in Laughlin? Is there good fishing off shore? Can you rent a fishing boat?
19 August 2016|
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Response from Art v | Reviewed this property |
Davis dam is on the outside of laughlin that was once the only way to cross over from Arizona to Nevada . On one side of the Dam is the overflow of lake majave(colorado river) where there is no boats allowed near the bottom... More
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