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Address: Lake Mead National Recreation Area, Laughlin, NV
Phone Number: 702 293 8906

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Great spearfishing at the dam

The dam is a great location for spearfishing for carp. The water is very clear with about 30 feet of visibility and I saw several schools of carp. You don't even need a boat to... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 24, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 NEW

The dam is a great location for spearfishing for carp. The water is very clear with about 30 feet of visibility and I saw several schools of carp. You don't even need a boat to access it. Just park at the top and walk down the short, but little bit steep, trail.

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Holland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

Nice boat ride for 10 dollars each. takes one and a half hours for the trip. You can buy drinks on the boat.

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Lloydminster, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

we took the 10.00 boat tour that leaves the Riverside every two hours. Totally worth it for the two hours as the tour includes interesting history and narration. They serve drinks and everyone on staff was friendly and making sure you are safe. it was warm that day but this would not be fun unless it was. Make sure you... More 

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Windsor, Canada
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33 attraction reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

No where near the size of the Hoover Dam; however, this giant still performs an important function. The park area is quiet and clean. A great rest stop.

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Boise
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78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

We walked the River walk all the way to the dam. Great walk; near the dam is a wonderful park that has plenty of playground equipment for the kids to play on. Well maintained and picnic tables as well as fishing area. Very nice area. Clean and maintained

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Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

Pre 911 Davis Dam had a tour you could take inside the dam. Now there is just a place to park and some signage to read to give you history of the dam and the river above and below it. Still a very neat place to visit. Takes about 1 hour to see everything from this point. You can drive... More 

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Brigham City, Utah
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49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

Drive over if you please, but the 'tour' is a half-dozen placuues around the main building. No, tours. One ranger-guard sits on the dam in his pickup so that nobody gets out of line (?!) It is fenced off anyway, so all you can do is ride a bike or walk across. Were it is shut down to traffic due... More 

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Fareham, United Kingdom
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43 reviews 43 reviews
8 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

Easy to find with nice walks and picnic/BBQ areas. Lots of birds to see if you are interested. Would I go back? Yes - very pleasant to while away some time.

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Bolton
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

We just went to look at the dam because we were passing and it was there. Never expected to find a well landscaped area with bbq's bench's cover for shade and you also had access to the Colorado river, with some nice views alround it would be a great spot for a family day out.

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Marysville, Washington
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

Due to "security" you can't drive across the bridge in front of the dam. Lake Mohave is awesome. Have a good time. Thanks to whoever put in all the mileage markers, navigational hazard buoys, etc.

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