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The controversial dam that was built to create Lake Powell.
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Tonalea Coconino County, AZ 86040
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All reviews visitor center walk across the bridge guided tour minute tour gift shop nice tour both sides worth a stop horseshoe bend hoover page visitors hayden information movie films canyon
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Great tour of the dam! Very cool! Very interesting and the tour guide had so much knowledge to share

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank Caitlin K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This dam is absolutely impressive! It was built to provide water/power to the local areas, but its benefits reach places/states other than Page. Please don't miss the movies that are shown at continuous times in the Visitor's Center. If you take advantage of them &...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank LivinglifeinPA
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Absolutely stunning scenery! A smaller version of the Hoover Dam, but still very impressive. The dam was built to supply water to the area in case of a drought, and supply power to the city of Page. Great visitor center with lots of interesting facts...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank flzdmpm03
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The tour only cost 5.00 for adults Children is less money. Our tour guide was smart and funny. The values for the money is good However, compared to the Hover Dam tour it felt incomplete. Ya, we got to see the important stuff but Hover...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank briangL8807TB
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We didn't do the guided tour, however I don't feel like I missed a thing because of the information available at the center and viewing available from the surrounding platforms and bridge walk. The dam is incredible and the bridge just about as impressive. Stop...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank BNeibert
Reviewed 14 October 2019 via mobile

Visiting North Arizona? Wondering what’s worth looking at- how about one of the largest dams in the world- holding back the mighty Lake Powell? It contains restrooms, gift shop and aMuseum section which for a lump of concrete is quite interesting. Highlight for me- the...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank GowerD
Reviewed 7 October 2019

Okay - I was really impressed until I saw Hoover dam later in the trip. I was amazed that that much concrete could be poured to create a dam to make such a deep lake. Yea, we don't have things like this in Kansas!

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank iconions
Reviewed 24 September 2019

We happened upon this on our way from Bryce Canyon to Williams Az. We called in to the visitor centre where we watched a film of its construction. Films are shown every half hour on the quarter hour. Having watched the film we made our...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank 585Rodney585
Reviewed 16 September 2019

This was fun and it was a relaxing break from riding in the car. Very educational and if you have school-aged kids, they will love it as will the adults.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Joelle B
Reviewed 31 August 2019

We were able to walk across the bridge for great views of the dam and surrounding views. The visitor center is informative and has several videos that help in understanding the building of this massive construction feat. I'm so glad we took the time to...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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23 April 2018|
Response from Roger2101 | Reviewed this property |
I don’t know.
27 August 2017|
Response from LanceD49 | Reviewed this property |
The question is not really clear but you cannot drive on the dam itself. There is a bridge across the Colorado River just below the dam. It has a pedestrian walkway as well as lanes for cars/trucks. If you take the Dam... More
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2 March 2017|
Response from SherryP642 | Reviewed this property |
yes...they can. Inexpensive....maybe $5. There was construction going on last fall so you could not go down into dam. Was still a good tour.