9 Must-See Stops For Ultimate Hoover Dam Tour

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Hoover Dam is more than just a dam. It’s a history lesson, a power source, and a scenic destination.

Start your tour at the Hoover Dam Visitor Center, where you can buy tickets, see exhibits, and learn about the dam.

Hoover Dam Visitor Center

#1

Take a 30-minute guided tour of the powerplant, where you can see the massive turbines and generators that produce electricity.

Guided Powerplant Tour

#2

Upgrade your tour to a one-hour guided dam tour, where you can explore the tunnels and passageways inside the dam.

Guided Dam Tour

#3

Enjoy a 360-degree view of the dam, the Colorado River, Lake Mead, and the bypass bridge from the observation deck.

Observation Deck

#4

Visit the original exhibit building, where you can see a 3D model of the region’s dams and power systems.

Original Exhibit Building 

#5

Cross the bridge that spans the Black Canyon, offering a spectacular view of the dam from above.

Mike O’Callaghan–Pat Tillman Memorial Bridge 

#6

Stop by Hemenway Park, where you can see bighorn sheep grazing and enjoy a picnic with a view of Lake Mead.

Hemenway Park

#7

Explore Historic Boulder City, one of the oldest cities in Nevada and the home of the workers who built the dam.

Historic Boulder City

#8

Visit Lake Mead Marina, where you can walk the docks, feed the fish, and rent a boat or kayak to explore the lake.

Lake Mead Marina

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