Hoover Dam Bypass and Hoover Dam Tours

las vegas, united states of america


Hoover Dam Bypass and Hoover Dam Tours

las vegas, united states of america

Famous for: Lakes, Nature, Bridges
Hoover Dam is a popular arch bridge located near the boulder city. As a tourist destination the Hoover Dam bridge or bypass offers spectacular view of the Hoover Dam, Black Canyon, and Lake Mead. Do visit to witness the grandness of the dam and vastness of the lake.
About Contact Location
About Contact Location
event_available When to visit: january - december
access_time Timing:
09:00 - 17:00 Everyday
hourglass_empty Duration: 2.5 hours
account_balance_wallet Entry Fee: $ 10
info Tips: The least busy time of day for tours is from 9 AM. until 10:30 AM., as well as 3:00 PM until 3:45 PM | To enjoy the site entirely, arrive by 2:00 PM The dam closes at 9 p.m. | Traffic around the dam during holidays and weekends can be extremely heavy with long delays on the roadway.

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


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Boulder City Clark County Nevada United States
City center: The Las Vegas Strip
Nearest airport: McCarran International Airport

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