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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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Absolutely worth seeing!

This incredible engineering feat is well worth seeing. To learn how it was done and how it works is pretty incredible. The full tour ($30/person) was booked up when we arrived... read more

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Sudbury, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This incredible engineering feat is well worth seeing. To learn how it was done and how it works is pretty incredible. The full tour ($30/person) was booked up when we arrived and we would have had to wait for more than an hour so we took the power plant tour ($11/person) that was about 30 minutes in length. It was... More 

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Elyria, Ohio
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I've seen lots of pictures of the Hoover Dam, but until you actually stand on it, the magnitude of what was accomplished here beginning back in the early 1930s, can't really be appreciated. If you're visiting Las Vegas it's easiest to simply rent a car and day trip yourself out to the Dam, it's an easy quick drive and with... More 

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Mount Vernon, Washington
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

It's been many years since I last visited Hoover Dam. The bypass bridge didn't exist. One can do the tour, but it's not necessary. First, the dam can be viewed from the Tillman bridge which offers a great view. Then you can drive and walk across the dam. This place has quite a history and worth a visit!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We did not take the tour but worth it to park and walk the O'Callaghan/Tillman bridge and walk across the dam. $10 per car to park but so what- came this far! Truly amazing to see first hand.

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Over 700 feet in height and responsible for generating electric power as well as a good deal of tourism, Hoover Dam is a must- see attraction. Straddling the Nevada/Arizona border, Hoover Dam is only about 30 miles east of Las Vegas and is a good place to visit as a Vegas side trip. I have been to Las Vegas many... More 

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

If you are headed to Vegas, carve out some time to see the Hoover Dam! It is a quick (45 min) drive from the strip and is worth it. You can park for free on the AZ side (but you have to drive over the dam to get to that side, otherwise, you pay $10 for parking on the NV... More 

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Canton, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

It's amazing what men can do when they put their minds to it. Hoover dam is an incredible engineering marvel, especially considering the time it was built. A must see when visiting the Las Vegas area, and definitely make sure to do the full tour it is worth every penny!

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Hoover Dam is fantastic. The story of how it was built and the tour are worth the time if you're in the area. It's hard to imagine the total size until you walk across the top. Don't miss the sculptures and information across from the visitor centre. Also keep an eye out for the art deco features. After you visit,... More 

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Livonia, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Great must see place if your an American! Lots of engineering marvels here. Take the Powerhouse tour ! Its worth it!~

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

There is a good reason this historically-significant dam is most heavily visited after Thanksgiving - it's a must-see! We did a paid tour - the shorter dam tour (not the full one) so we could get access to parts of the dam we couldn't otherwise. Be careful - no food is allowed in the visitor's centre so make sure to... More 

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