Hoover Dam

Dam, Scenic Lookout, Bridge
Hoover Dam Access Rd
Boulder City, NV 86443
(702) 494-2517


  • Hoover Dam was built during the Great Depression, between 1931 and 1936. The project employed thousands of workers, cost more than 100 lives and gave rise to Boulder City.
  • Rumor has it touching the toes of the two 30-foot-high statues known as the Winged Figures of the Republic may lead to a prosperous day. Tip: Use all 10 fingers to rub all 10 toes.
  • take pictures of the brand new bridge!
  • Easy on the dam jokes. :-)
  • I saw a documentary claiming this is where they're holding Megatron. I haven't found it yet...
  • The dam tour is a damn good tour.
  • This dam fuels all of Sin Citys action! Its also one of the largest dams in the world, so you have to see it to believe and grasp it.
  • Deffinitly do the dam tour. It's awesome.
  • It Is INCREDIBLE How MASSIVE This Place Is & How Much POWER Is Generated Daily!! 1 Of Our Most VALUABLE Landmarks!!
  • Beautiful! Great place to visit. Stopped by the Hoover Dam while on a trip to Vegas! :)
  • AZ and NV are in different time zones & the clocks on the dams towers reflect the time in each state. Since AZ doesnt observe daylight savings time the clocks are the same for much of the year.
  • It was built in just five years - an impressive feat, considering the dam is made of enough concrete to pave a road from New York to California.
  • Get engaged here it's AWESOME!!
  • A special treat if you happen to be heading from the Grand Canyon to Vegas..
  • Joshua's wants to visit where the government kept Megatron.
  • Looked cool, but I didn't see Superman or any Transformers.
  • Do the dam tour...damn it
  • The dam is an easy 35 minute car trip from Las Vegas.
  • If you ever drop your keys over the edge of the dam, let 'em go, because man, they're gone.
  • Drive to the Arizona side and save $7 in parking

Nearby places

US 93 (at Arizona-Nevada border)
US 93 (at Hoover Dam Access Rd)
NV 172 (Hoover Dam Rd)