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Address: Hoover Dam Access Road, Boulder City, NV 89109
Phone Number: +1 702-293-8321
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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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If you travel to Las Vegas please do yourself a huge favor and take a trip to Hoover Dam and Lake Meade. The history behind the building of this Dam is really something I never... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Brandon, MS
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

If you travel to Las Vegas please do yourself a huge favor and take a trip to Hoover Dam and Lake Meade. The history behind the building of this Dam is really something I never even imagined.

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Pasadena, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Drove 45 mins to 1 hour from Las Vegas. Isnt that hard with GPS. Upon reaching the dam, it was definitely an awesome site. Taking pictures outside is really very challenging bec. all angles is picture worthy. If you have enough time, go take the Dam Tour. Going dont 56 stories underground is an experience.

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Idaho
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The Hoover Dam is an amazing site to see. I think everyone should visit at least once in their life. I had visited the dam in the early nineties and I hadn't been back since the new bridge is open. I love history and nature and this is a great place to visit. The tour is $30 which I think... More 

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Renfrew, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My traveling companions and I came here mainly b/c it was on the way from the Grand Canyon to Vegas, BUT I am so glad I went. The tour is very informative, and even though it was 117 degrees, we walked across the dam just to say we did it. Luckily, there was a huge misting fan at the end... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

What a place. Hard to fathom how they constructed it back in the 1930's The water line looks really low now so I hope it stabilises Worth a trip to see the magnitude of the place

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Stirling, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

So interesting and interesting. My husband and children loved this! My husband and son did the tour down the bottom. They loved it. I was super scared walking around the dam. Very scared of heights. Just amazing though.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

If you are not familiar with the history behind the Dam, the lake, or the river, you should check this out..

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Well worth the 1 hr drive from Vegas. Picture don't due justice plus it saved me from another bad day on the Vegas tables. Lol!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Saw this as part of a helicopter ride. The scale is indeed breathtaking, and best experienced aerially.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was my second trip to Hoover dam , but we had a senior hydro-engineer in our group who had worked on similar projects in his home country and wanted to see this in and out . We drove and it took us approx 40-45 min for the trip .Weather was nice and clear skies , so we enjoyed the... More 

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