Visiting Hoover Dam

  • Hoover Dam Tours - The information that you need to plan your trip. Here is where you will find a description of the tour, admission fees, directions and more. 

  • Tickets for Hoover Dam Tours - This link will open a new window that takes you to our partner site with Denison Parking where you can purchase tickets on-line in advance of your visit. (Note: You can also purchase tickets at Hoover Dam.)

  • Crossing Hoover Dam: A Traveler's Guide - Not all vehicles are allowed to cross the dam. Review this document to avoid being turned back. (Adobe Acrobat file - 45 KB)
  • Hoover Dam Multi-Use Green Building Spillway House - This structure has been completed but is not yet open to the public.
  • Travel Conditions Around Hoover Dam:
    Directions to Hoover Dam
    Hoover Dam Bridge - Federal Highway Administration site
    U.S. 93 Construction in Nevada - NV Dept of Transportation site
    U.S. 93 Construction in Arizona - AZ Dept of Transportation site

  • Learning Packet and School Group Information - Download our Learning Packet for use in the classroom. Also, learn about scheduling a school group trip to Hoover Dam.
  • Other Hoover Dam Activities/Permits
    • Hoover Dam Police Department - Providing law enforcement and security services for the dam and its surrounding security zone. The Department's web pages provide a number of helpful fact sheets on crossing the dam, traveler and visitor safety, lost and found, and other services.

    • Land Use and Trail Event Permits - Permits and procedures required for public events on or around Hoover Dam on lands or waters managed by the Bureau of Reclamation.

    • Paddle Craft and Rafting Permits - Info about permits and procedures to launch a canoe, kayak or personal raft at the site just below Hoover Dam.

    • Filming at Hoover Dam - Details about permits needed for commercial filming and photography at the site.
    Historical Information/Photographs Working at Hoover Dam
    • Job Opportunities - Learn how you can be a part of the team that operates, maintains and secures this American icon.
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    Last Updated: 8/28/15