Once been on top of the world’s tallest dam list, the Hoover Dam is now one of the top 20 tallest dams! Around 45 minutes south of Las Vegas, this “dam” good place deserves a day of your trip to Las Vegas!
Sitting on the Colorado river, the 726 feet high dam provides power to 3 states!
Do your research as not all types of vehicles are allowed!
Hoover Dam Bypass
Take a look at the $114 million Mike O'Callaghan-Pat Tillman Memorial Bridge!
Halt for the View
Don’t stop on the streets, look for pullouts to halt.
Don’t pay to only enter the Visitor Center, take a tour in combination.
Take the Tours
Those aged below 8 years are not allowed any of the tours.
- 1 Hour Dam Tour - Power Plant 30 Min Tour
Come early to park in free parking area on the Arizona side or else pay for the parking on the Nevada side.
Slowest months are January and February from 9 am to 10:30 am and 3 pm to 4:45 pm
No Pets Allowed
Remember, pets are not allowed on the dam, bridges and also the trails.
A cafeteria at the dam has burgers, sandwiches, ice creams etc. to offer!