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Address: Hoover Dam Access Road, Boulder City, NV 89109
Phone Number: 702-293-8321
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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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Great views of a great engineering feat

Awsome !!!! There are several guided tours to choose from, but the best one was sold out. Went underground deep into the tunnels to see the generators and huge piping. Felt... read more

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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Awsome !!!! There are several guided tours to choose from, but the best one was sold out. Went underground deep into the tunnels to see the generators and huge piping. Felt much like an ant.. It gets crowded ! This was one of many places on my "bucket list". Carry water all the time.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Our tour guide brought us here while we were on our way to the Canyon. We were only given 20 mins to take pictures of the Hoover Dam. We didn't have a chance to go down but just managed to observe above it. The Hoover Dam is quite big and I really like the exterior design of it! The view... More 

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Geelong, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Travelled here on a tour with Dean Outdoor Tours, fantastic! We were amazed by the outstanding amount of engineering that wen into the construction. We were also shocked at the water levels, which had dropped considerably due to low rainfall. Amazing amount of history to be learned.

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Johnson City, Tennessee
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My husband and I took the tour and it was very interesting to hear how the dam was constructed and just looking at the size of it was incredible. The longest tour was sold out but the lady said there wasn't much difference in the shorter tour just that you walked down a few more tunnels so not sure what... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I wasn't sure what to expect but was amazed at our stop at hoover dam. They have secure parking and even elavators for those who can't get around. The view of the bridge and water below was beautiful. We really enjoyed our visit and would do it again! Cooling stations are perfect for hot days!

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Potsdam, Ohio, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I have never been to Hoover Dam in my 38 years but it was worth the wait! It was an amazing view on this sunny day! It was everything the documentaries said it was. You can even seen where they made bypasses in the rock walls. We did not visit the Visitor's Center so I cannot comment on that but... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Really enjoyed this it was very interesting and amazing bit of engineering there's parking on site at $10 with gift shop, restaurant etc

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The dam is quite impressive and the tour is an excellent way to learn the ins and outs of its workings. The statues of the Winged Figures of the Republic are on the way into the building where the tours are held. There is a short hike up to the walkway to see the dam itself which is another stop... More 

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Greater London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

One of those land marks you have to see before you die, amazing structure, took the tour also which was great, you wont be disappointed, one of my personal holiday highlights.

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Kissimmee, Florida, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Toured the making of the Dam inside and out. Very interesting tours with and without guides. Great views of the Dan and lake.

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