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Hoover Dam

Hoover Dam Access Road, Boulder City, NV 89109
+1 702-805-8855
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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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Hours Today: 07:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Hoover Dam Access Road, Boulder City, NV 89109
+1 702-805-8855
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We didn't get to do the tour due to the elevators being out of order, but we enjoyed the exhibits and learned amazing things about how the dam was built and how incredible the people who built it were. We also walked across the dam...More

Thank Amylis52
Reviewed 2 days ago

Visited the Hoover Dam in September and it is a spectacular piece of engineering a must see if you are in the Las Vegas area.

Thank Linda C
Reviewed 2 days ago

They weren't offering guided tours the day I visited, so I just did the self-guided tour. It was worth a stop, but I don't feel any particular need to ever go again. Maybe if you're an engineer... It is pretty spectacular to see up close,...More

Thank DrivingMissCrazy
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Visiting with friends for the first time to Hoover Dam and this place was awesome mountains the dam the history and the lives that many people lost building the dam a lot of construction on the roads but was able to get through without much...More

Thank ramonlozada
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We went early on a Wednesday morning in October, drove over the dam and parked for free. There are multiple lots that charge before you get to the free lots. The view is stunning, the dam is impressive, the walk may be more than some...More

Thank cararro
Reviewed 3 days ago

This was the first time in about 15 years since we had first been to Hoover Dam. The first time we got the "real tour". I believe it was called the Hard Hat Tour but due to 911, that is no longer an option. We...More

Thank KeepTheMotorRunning
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The Hoover Dam in Boulder City, NV has so much history and things to learn. It’s a “must See” for all when you are anywhere near it. Give yourself plenty of time to take in all the wonders of the historical site. It’s also good...More

Thank Eugene F
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Not much to be said, it's the Hoover dam. Parking is convenient, follow the signs straight there. I like how they haven't put up any fences or anything. Looking all the way down the dam is such a rush.

Thank nlconner1927
Reviewed 4 days ago

Not sure if you can call ahead to find out whether tours are running or not, but you take your chances anymore. Nonetheless, you should take the time to visit Hoover Dam, as it represents a great achievement by men, long before we had calculators,...More

Thank Curtis S
Reviewed 5 days ago

This site gets large numbers of visitors. The dam tour is good and caters for most providing a great insight into the challenges of this major engineering feat

Thank Madalyn H
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5 October 2017|
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Response from dolores123 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, There are several large parking areas and there was plenty of room at before 10am. It was filling up as we left, you could confirm with the security at the entry point if you can get a turnaround if you need it. It is... More
Prashanth R
26 September 2017|
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Response from Debbie F | Reviewed this property |
Hi, there are several car parks at the dam itself so parking should be no problem. We spent about 4 hours at the dam as it is so interesting, so allow yourself plenty of time to see it all especially if you are going to... More
LindaW W
6 September 2017|
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Response from Marcel S | Reviewed this property |
I'd also recommend renting a car, much cheaper, and much faster. Plus you can go when and where you want. The bus takes a long time to get all the people from the various hotels and the same on the way back. Drive to... More