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Davis Dam

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Address: Lake Mead National Recreation Area, Laughlin, NV 86429
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+1 702-293-8906

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Interesting history

Take the $10 river tour in Laughlin. It will take you up to the base of the dam, and you get a good view, and also learn the history of the dam - very interesting.

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Moorpark, California
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Moorpark, California
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Take the $10 river tour in Laughlin. It will take you up to the base of the dam, and you get a good view, and also learn the history of the dam - very interesting.

Thank scuba-chuck
Cold Lake
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

The best way to see Davis Dam is to Take the River Cruise for 10.00 from any Resort along the River The tour to the damn is approx. 1.5 hours long

Thank Kevin P
Dana Point, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very short drive for a change of scenery. The desert flowers were in bloom which made it pretty. Bright blue water and bring blue sky. It appeared fishing would be allowed from shore but not the dam.

Thank xskywalkermom
Murrieta, California
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23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Interesting to see. Nothing too spectacular. But interesting. Needs more interactive displays to read to give you more info

Thank CHW34
Phoenix, Arizona
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2017

They don't have tours.You cannot go inside but you can drive there and walk around to read the display placards.

Thank R55Wilson
Annapolis valley, NS
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23 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 February 2017

We took a river cruise from our hotel. It was a wonderful way to get out in the fresh air and enjoy the Colorado River.

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Bonsall, California
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7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 February 2017

WE have been coming to the river for over 40 years. We finally took the tour of the dam itself. So cool. Very interesting how the plant operates. The turbines are huge and the whole process is awesome.

Thank Tamera1980
Santa Ana, California
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18 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

GREAT place to vist if your a history nut like I am... great to bring the kids because at one time or another yhis amazing Dam will be studied at school.. i have taken the complete tour before and its a cherished memory ill always remember, however if your clustaphobic i would think twice about the tour. Many tunnels and... More 

Thank Art v
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Reviewed 17 January 2017

I never knew you could walk across or bike across the bridge. I came in from the Nevada side since there is a new walk way that goes along the river to the Dam. I also didn't know there was a park at the base of the Dam. Really Nice and sitting on the top of the Dam watching a... More 

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Sun City, Arizona
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14 reviews
5 attraction reviews
Reviewed 21 November 2016

Just a few mile drive from Laughlin and worth a visit. Very interesting and lots of fresh air for you after the casinos.

Thank Ronald G

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