Hoover Dam

Location: The Dam is 35 miles south of Las Vegas on U.S. 93.
Phone: (702) 494-2517
Phone: (866) 730-9097

One of the greatest engineering achievements in  human history, Hoover Dam continues to draw crowds more than 70 years after its creation.

  1. Description
  2. Map
  3. Reviews

Hoover Dam details & tips

  • Location:
    The Dam is 35 miles south of Las Vegas on U.S. 93.
  • Operation Times:
    Visitors center open daily (except Thanksgiving and Christmas), from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. (Last ticket sold at 4:15 p.m.)

    Because of heightened security, all vehicles attempting to cross the dam are subject to inspection. Some vehicles -- all trailers, motorhomes and rental trucks -- will be inspected with no exception.

    A phone line that details security and road conditions for Hoover Dam is available. Call (888) 248-1259.

  • Prices from:
    Dam Tour fee: $30 per person. Dam Tour tickets must be purchased in person and are on a first-come first-served basis. Restrictions: No children under the age of 8 and the tour is not accessible to those in wheelchairs or on crutches. Power Plant Tour fee: $11 for adults ages 17-61; $9 for adults 62 and older and active U.S. military personnel (and one adult dependent); $9 for children ages 4-16; children 3 and younger are free. There are no age, height or weight restrictions on the Power Plant Tour. Parking is $7 at the garage across from the visitors center. Visitors Center admission (without access to the tours of the dam or powerplant) is $8.
  • Restrictions:
    Note: The Hoover Dam is open to visitor traffic only.

    The Dam Tour has the following restrictions: No children under the age of 8 and the tour is not accessible to those in wheelchairs or on crutches. The Power Plant Tour has no age, height or weight restrictions.
  • Reservations:
    Not required.
  • Payment options:
    Cash, Mastercard, Visa, American Express and Discover.

Hoover Dam description

View full description

Location

35 miles from Las Vegas, Boulder City, NV

View the map

Guest Reviews