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Address: Hoover Dam Access Road, Boulder City, NV 89109
Phone Number:
702-494-2517
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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I travelled with a friend who wanted to see the Hoover Dam. We took the hour tour which takes you through tunnels and "down under." Just the sheer imagination of people and... read more

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Mount Laurel, NJ
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I travelled with a friend who wanted to see the Hoover Dam. We took the hour tour which takes you through tunnels and "down under." Just the sheer imagination of people and pride in America "way back when" was breathtaking. Seeing the photos and some video of the men who worked to put this together (years ahead of schedule) makes... More 

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Grapeland, Texas
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Originally we wanted to do the Dam Tour however when we got there at 9:20 am the next available tour was at 11:00 am! And we thought we were getting there early! So we did the Power Plant tour which was good and just missed a couple of stops of the longer tour. It is well worth the money. If... More 

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Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
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For all of those looking for adventure or history! This man made dam is seriously impressive. Coach trips are relatively cheap to the Hoover Dam

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Upper Marlboro, Maryland
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This place is so beautiful!! I feel blessed to ha e experience such greatness!! If you haven't yet, you should see the Hoover Dam

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Silver City, New Mexico
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The dam is now a destination in its own right,no thru traffic,exit by the way you came in. Didn't tour the dam, but enjoyed good views from the parking areas which were adequate midweek.

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Hobart, Australia
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Well a amazing structure, when you think about how they built this many years ago without any modern machinery. If they built this today people wouldn't celebrate the masterpiece it is. The place is security crazy took nearly 40 minutes to get in, once past all the checks it was well and truly worth it. Great to walk across and... More 

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Perth, Australia
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We stopped here on the way to the canyon. What an awesome view and it was a novelty to be able to stand in two states at the same time. You can walk along the Dam and there are plenty of spots for good photos.

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auburn ny
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We did a tour of Hoover Dam including the inside workings. Learning of all the work and effort, and planning that went into constructing the Dam was very educational. Great rip for any age, but kids especially can learn a lot by visiting.

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Casper, Wyoming
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We spent half the day here and enjoyed every moment. The new bridge is spectacular and the memorial is moving. We walked across the bridge for a magnificent view. We also took time and did the tour and so glad we did. Love the Hoover Dam!

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Brought my son to NV for his 30th birthday. HD an absolute must. This was my 2nd visit & his 1st. We both come away in awe of what was accomplished here at HD, but also with the Reclamation project in the south west. It gives us a new & greater appreciation of our country. The level of knowledge &... More 

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