Hoover Dam Bypass, officially known as Mike O’Callaghan – Pat Tillman Memorial Bridge, was the first concrete-steel composite arch bridge built in the United States. It spans the Colorado River between the states of Arizona and Nevada. It was named one of the Top 10 Construction Achievements of the 20th Century.
Hoover Dam is a historic landmark in USA. Hoover Dam seizes Lake Mead, the largest reservoir in the United States by volume. Bureau of Reclamation conducts tours to this dam.
Hours of Operation: 7 days/week
Hoover Dam Accessibility: 5 AM - 9 PM.
Powerplant Tour: 9 AM. Tickets sold until 3:45 PM
Visitor Center: 9 AM 5 PM. No entry after 4:15 PM
( Closed on Thanksgiving and Christmas)
Powerplant Tour Tickets:
Adults (Ages 17 – 61): $15.00
Seniors (62+): $12.00
Juniors (ages 4 – 16): $12.00
Children (ages 0 – 3): Free
Visitor Center Tickets:
Adults, Seniors, Juniors & U.S. Military: $10.00
Children (0-3 yrs): Free
How to Reach Hoover Dam?
Rent a car - takes 30 to 45 mins
Driving Directions To Hoover Dam from Las Vegas
1. Take US Highway 93 South and continue about 20 miles to Boulder City
2. Take a left at the second stoplight in Boulder City
3. Continue on US 93 for about 5 miles (just past the Hacienda Hotel) to the turn-off to Nevada State Route 172 - the Hoover Dam Access Road
4. Take NV SR 172 for about 2 miles to the Dam on the Nevada/Arizona border