Boulder City, Nevada: Hike the Dam Railroad Line

The 7.4-mile round-trip hike is along a level, winding old railroad line used for Hoover Dam until 1961, and passes through five tunnels.

Lake Mead National Recreation Area Alan Bible Visitor Center

Address:
Great Basin Hwy, Boulder City, NV
Directions:
Historic Railroad Hiking Trail. Start the hike at the Lake Mead National Recreation Area Alan Bible Visitor Center, Great Basin Hwy, or the Hoover Dam parking garage.
Phone:
702-293-8990
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Hike the Dam Railroad Line

The trail is now closed at tunnel 3. About 1/2 way there.

[Elle Wright, 09/10/2019]
Hike the Dam Railroad Line

An 8 mile round trip hike starts from the Lake Mead Visitor's Center all the way to Hoover Dam. The trail is the old railroad line that supplied equipment when the dam was under construction. There are artifacts along the trail with signs explaining the history.

[Valerie, 11/19/2014]

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