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Address: Tonalea Coconino County, AZ
Phone Number: 928-608-6068
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Activities: Group tours/walking tour
Description: The controversial dam that was built to create Lake Powell.
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An amazing view of Glen Arizona water way. You walk across the dam and learn what the dam has done for surrounding towns.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 3, 2015
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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

An amazing view of Glen Arizona water way. You walk across the dam and learn what the dam has done for surrounding towns.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW via mobile

The dam is quite amazing. Recommend the tour as it is only 45 minutes and you get to see the dam from below and also some inside spots. Plus the view is really good.

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Kissimmee, Florida, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

We stopped here on a beautiful dad. The shear scale of building this dam can only be seen by walking across and looking down. The tour into the heart of the dam is well worth it. The guide was well informed and gave us a complete history of the construction of the dam. Really enjoyed it.

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Bay Area, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Take the tour. It's only 45 minutes and $5 and you will go to the bottom of the dam! Learn about the building of the dam, and use of water resources on the Colorado River. Our tour guide (volunteer) really knew everything about it. Nice views of the bridge and visitor center above. The visitor center is good, too.

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Houston, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

We went to the visitor center to cool down after a morning outside and to see the dam. Once there though we saw the tours and decided to go on the next one. This was a great decision as you get to walk on the dam and go inside in some of the tunnels. Our guide was great and told... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

There are tours of the Dam every 30 minutes. When we walked in, the next tour was full but walked around the wonderful visitor center while we waited. There's a short movie to watch while you wait. Beware, there is airport-like security. You cannot bring a purse, backpack, water bottle etc. You can purchase a bottle of water for 50... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

Our one regret of our trip is that we didn't go on the dam tour, only realising when we later got to Hoover how special glen canyon really was - more attractive, MUCH cheaper, less busy etc etc. Free parking, really good visitor centre, easy access to the bridge to view the dam....just great.

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Cape Coral, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

The tour and views from the dam are spectacular. Well worth the $5 fee for admission. 45 minute tour wa informative and very interesting. Great photos from the bridge

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Calgary, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

In this day and age of micro everything I find the major capital projects like the Big Dams awe inspiring, especially considering when and how they were built. First we watched one of the videos which made the tour more meaningful and helped us understand how amazing a construction feat this dam really was. The tour was fantastic! From the... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

We came here after thunderstorms impacted antelope canyon touring. Well worth the stop. Took the dam tour, very informative, great view of the bridge and Lake Powell. The tour takes one part way across the dam and via elevator to the inner working of this hydro-electric generating plant. Expect tight security. Carl Hayden visitor center had multiple options for books... More 

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Address: Address: Tonalea Coconino County, AZ
Phone Number: 928-608-6068
Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Tonalea Coconino County

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