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Hoover Dam

Type: Architecture, Attractions, Historic Sites, Tours and Excursions

Map / Directions 10Best Says

What's appealing about a gigantic wedge of concrete in a remote desert canyon? As it turns out, quite a lot. Hoover Dam was a groundbreaking engineering feat in the 1930s when it was built. Even...  Read More


Map / Directions Hours:

Due to COVID-19, please check with the attraction for the most recent updates to their opening hours.

Map / Directions Admissions:

  • Power Plant Tour (17-61) $15; Senior (62+) $12; Military $12; Child (4-16) $12; Child (0-3) Free
    Visitor Center $10

  • Best Attractions & Activities: "For some of the most dramatic views of Hoover Dam, take a walk on the pedestrian walkway over the Mike O'Callaghan-Pat Tillman Memorial Bridge. The narrow walkway across the bridge is nearly 900 feet above the Colorado River."
  • Recommended as Best Attractions & Activities Because: The 726-foot-high Hoover Dam was constructed in the 1930s and remains an impressive and historic engineering achievement.

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