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Hoover Dam

Hoover Dam Access Road, Boulder City, NV 89109
+1 702-805-8855
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Hoover Dam, once known as Boulder Dam, is a concrete arch-gravity dam in the Black Canyon of the Colorado River, on the border between Arizona and Nevada. Hoover Dam impounds Lake Mead, and is located near Boulder City, Nevada. Paid parking, visitor center and guided tours.
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  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Hoover Dam Access Road, Boulder City, NV 89109
Hoover Dam Access Road, Boulder City, NV 89109
+1 702-805-8855
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We did the Dam tour Plus $30 each. Worth every penny. We went down to 705 sea level and walked the air ducts. Preston was our guide SUPER smart! This could be boring if you don't like numbers. Also some beautiful art deco elevators. Not...More

Thank Julianamar
Reviewed 2 days ago

We took the time from our visit to Las Vegas to explore the Hoover Dam. It is approximately a 40 minute drive from the strip. It was well worth the drive for sure! There is a parking garage available for a fee, however we later...More

2  Thank wetravelalot007
Reviewed 4 days ago

I had been to the dam quite a few years ago but my wife had not so we took the short drive from Boulder City to the Hoover dam on a Saturday morning in mid-January. We had read other reviews where others commented on the...More

Thank magnoliaeleven
Reviewed 4 days ago

The Hoover Dam was completed in 1935 and is one of the greatest man made engineering marvels of all time. The Hoover Dam is a concrete gravity-arch dam in the Black Canyon of the Colorado River, and created Lake Mead. It is the worlds largest...More

Thank Angelle225
Reviewed 4 days ago

This is an unbelievable engineering prowess when you look at the titans' work done in the early 30s. On the register of the Historic Place in the US it is known worldwide. The museum and exhibits are very well done and informative on the architectural...More

Thank Christian D
Reviewed 5 days ago

This is a good tour. Take 4+ hours to go here and enjoy the view and learn about how this dam was built, why and who participated. How new people arrived to work on this and how they got paid. It is a very interesting...More

Thank Gorgeous220
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This was are first time to Hoover Dam and we recommend it as a must see. Had a great tour guide and learned a lot of interesting fact.

Thank TravelSteve366
Reviewed 5 days ago

So awesome to see this incredible feat of engineering! And, I visited after sunset - quiet and absolutely no crowds. Somewhat contemplative and almost spiritual experience. A must-see!

1  Thank MontpelierHeidi
Reviewed 6 days ago

The Hoover Dam has been on our bucket list for a long time and we were finally able to visit the area. We were not disappointed. We were there on one of the busiest days of the year, but the staff were efficient and handled...More

2  Thank BeachGrandmax4
Reviewed 6 days ago

We took a side trip to the dam on our way to Lake Mead. Skip the pay parking lots and park in the free parking areas if you don't mind a little extra walking. If you are in a wheel chair or need a walker...More

Thank LovingLaughlin
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Jane B
14 January 2018|
Response from Deborah F | Reviewed this property |
I liked the top of the Dam, since you can face into the sun and then turn around to see the colors on Lake Mead. I was not quite halfway across, closer to the Nevada tower than the Arizona tower. It is also nice up near the... More
Saloni D
30 December 2017|
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Response from niksk001 | Reviewed this property |
Although I am not familiar with the area, based on what I have learned during the excursion, you are likely to have at least three challenges: (1) traffic (it was crazy 2 days ago), (2) parking around the Dam (the parking... More
Lori B
27 December 2017|
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Response from Lagiles08 | Reviewed this property |
Yes only closed for Thanksgiving and Christmas.