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Boulder City, Nevada: Walk Through Hoover Dam

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Hoover Dam

Address:
Old US Hwy 93, Boulder City, NV
Directions:
The dam straddles the Nevada-Arizona border on Old US 93. With the opening of the Hoover Dam bypass bridge, travelers from Arizona have to cross over to Nevada, then exit and take old US 93 to the Dam. The Arizona side has free parking, but it's unshaded and you have to walk across the dam to get to the tour and other dam attractions.
Hours:
Summer daily 9:15-5:15; off-season until 4:15 (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
Phone:
702-494-2517
Admission:
Parking $10, visitor center $10, 30-min tour $15, hour tour $30
RA Rates:
Worth a Detour
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Hoover Dam.

Walk Through Hoover Dam

Ride 54 stories down into the innards of the tallest arch dam in the USA. Expect to see giant machines, monster pipes, and several dizzying views.

Roadsideamerica.com Report... [09/15/2011]

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Walk Through Hoover Dam

Everything around is free to visit (as they say, take all the dam pictures you want) but the guided tour was well worth the cost. You have to put up with some dam puns, but you see just about everything and get a whole different appreciation for it. It truly is a marvel. Just like with the Grand Canyon down the street: seeing it from the top is marvelous, but getting down in it is where you truly appreciate it and feel small.

[Jack Of All Trails, 08/13/2023]

Hoover Dam.

Walk Through Hoover Dam

Unfortunately, due to Covid-19, all dam tours weren't operating. The best we could do is walk around and take pix. A sight to behold, but missed the guided tour. Maybe next time.

[Rose Howe, 03/14/2021]

Hoover Dam.

Walk Through Hoover Dam

Pretty sad how much the water level has dropped here at the Hoover Dam.

[Kendall, 09/07/2016]
Walk Through Hoover Dam

It is free to just walk over the dam. And most of the parking lots are free. Admission is only charged for the guided tour, and only the two lots closest to the dam charge money. Everything else is free.

[Tim, 05/20/2012]

Nearby Offbeat Places

Memorial to Hoover Dam DeadMemorial to Hoover Dam Dead, Boulder City, NV - < 1 mi.
Dog of the DamDog of the Dam, Boulder City, NV - < 1 mi.
Dam High Scaler MonumentDam High Scaler Monument, Boulder City, NV - < 1 mi.
In the region:
Extreme Monster Truck Ride, White Hills, AZ - 25 mi.

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