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Hoover Dam

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Address: Hoover Dam Access Road, Boulder City, NV 89109
Phone Number:
+1 702-293-8321
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 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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Was amazing to finally see this wonderful dam in person!

They have a new visitor center, cafe, gift shop, parking and the tours are great. I recommend spending a little extra and go for the longest tour. You get to see so much more... read more

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Florence, Alabama
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

They have a new visitor center, cafe, gift shop, parking and the tours are great. I recommend spending a little extra and go for the longest tour. You get to see so much more. The views are amazing, the photo opportunities are endless. It is a piece of American history that is a must see if you are ever within... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Made a side trip to the Hoover Dam while in Las Vegas. So glad we did, it was very interesting and quite a marvel to think of it being designed and constructed in the 1920's and 30's. We took the Powerplant tour which was informative and about the correct amount of time for the content. Being an engineer I would... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

One of the best tours my husband and I have ever taken. We opted for the 1 hour tour and it was well worth the money. We had two tour guides and both were friendly and knowledgeable. The visitors center was an informative walk through describing the history and making of the dam. Great for folks of all ages. A... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Loved the dam! Very sad to see how low the lake is. Great Engineering feat in the early 30s! Tours are good and lots of parking for observing!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is my first time to visit the Hoover Dam and it was really cool to see in person! We unfortunately didn't have time for a tour. We parked (you have to pay $10) and walked around for a quick 15 minutes, then drove to the parking area for the Memorial Bridge/Plaza and walked on the bridge so I could... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Only in Vegas for 5 days and weather was wet until the Sunday when we booked a trip to see the Hoover Dam, Glad we went. Booked via our Virgin Rep and there were no problems. Picked up By coach from Hotel, went to reception centre where were given a brief idea what we would see and the itinerary. When... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Great visit nice for a view great sights, lots if walking. Parking not bad. Deff my cup of tea. Planning another day trip.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Hoover Dam is truly an Engineering marvel! Be ready to get some exercise walking around. We went on a sunny day, make sure to bring water and sun screen. The history of its construction is incredible. The visitor center they charge to enter, which is a bummer. Side note: stop by the Hoover Dam lodge, they have the building of... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The addition of the new bridge has really taken the congestion out of the Hoover Dam traffic. There are several lookout spots and the signs are self explanatory. Free parking just a couple of hundred feet beyond the $10 parking area.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Going to the Hoover Dam was a last minute choice that I am glad we choose to do! There is a lot of history and interesting facts about this site that everyone should know something about! A great place for a stop, but be sure to bring your walking shoes.

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