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Address: Hoover Dam Access Road, Boulder City, NV 89109
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: No
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Hoover Dam, once known as Boulder Dam, is a concrete arch-gravity dam in...

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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Great Spot to Visit at Least Once

I have driven by this spot MANY times on my way to Vegas and back, but we figured we should stop this time. We are so glad we did. Construction was done so the freeway bypassed... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
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Mesa, Arizona
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Mesa, Arizona
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35 reviews
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I have driven by this spot MANY times on my way to Vegas and back, but we figured we should stop this time. We are so glad we did. Construction was done so the freeway bypassed the dam entirely and they did a great job. They have a new parking structure that was just built that makes accessibility way easy.... More 

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Burlington, Wisconsin
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The tour guides were great. We did the full tour. You get to see the inside of the dam and get some great pics. The walking bridge is free and definitely a must as you get some great pics from that direction.

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

They pick you up at your Vegas hotel ,nice shuttles , good drivers & a great tour over all the drivers go above & beyond .clean new busses . informative guided trip on the way to the dam

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Charleston, West Virginia
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This is really a must see if you are in Las Vegas. This was the third time we had been to Vegas but the first time we made it to the Hoover Dam. We took the cheaper tour ($15) and it was very interesting and informative. If nothing else at least park there (parking is $10) and walk around the... More 

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North Holland Province, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is still a great piece of engineering and has stood the test of time. If you get the chance go down inside the dam and see the workings, but even if you don;t it is worth a visit.

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Pevensey, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stopped at the Hoover Dam on our way from the Grand Canyon to Las Vegas. We arrived about 15:00 and took the very interesting and informative Power Plant Tour, which lasted about half an hour. We looked out over the observation deck then walked over the top of the dam to the Nevada and Arizona Clock Towers. We did... More 

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Burnet, Texas
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Incredible history lesson! Also, an unbelievable story of engineering genius, back when things weren't as "modern" as they are now! This was a day well-spent, and we highly recommend it to all who are in this area of the country!

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Seattle, Washington
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

An amazing feat of human ingenuity, sweat and effort. Definitely, a must-do if you visit Vegas. Wear sunscreen, though.

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Colorado
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My wife and I were in Las Vegas and had a free day on our hands. We decided to go see the Hoover Dam. The drive from Las Vegas is very easy and took us just under an hour on a weekday at 9am. Once you get to the Dam, you get to spend $10 to park in the parking... More 

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Edmonds, Washington
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

In order to SEE the dam, you MUST get out of your car. We did not stop and get out so I was very disappointed to not be able to see anything but boulders. I would suggest taking the tour if you are into seeing this type of thing. Otherwise, it is just something you can say you were there.

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