The Ultimate Guide To Hoover Dam
Hoover Dam is known to be the largest concrete arch-gravity dam in the US, located on the border of Nevada and Arizona. The dam is primarily used for producing hydroelectric energy, farm irrigation, flood control, and domestic water supply. It is also a popular sightseeing destination, with several million visitors every year and many opting for the in-depth tour of the dam, offered at Hoover Dam.
Address: GPS Lat: 36.015953, Long: -114.737539, Open Everyday: 5:00 AM to 9:00 PM
If you don’t mind walking a little, you could park for free on the upper parking lot on the Arizona side. In general – Parking: Parking Lot 9 (Arizona side): Open 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. $10.00 parking fee. Upper Lots (Arizona side): Free. Parking Garage (Nevada Side): Open 8:00 a.m. – 5:15 p.m. $10.00 parking fee.
If you’re interested to know the mechanics, history and learn more about the dam, I recommend doing one of the dam tours: (1) Guided dam tour, includes guided powerplant tour (2) Guided power plant tour or (3) Self-guided visitor center tour.
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