Hoover Dam temporarily closed to all visitors

Media Contact: Patti Aaron, 702-726-1921, paaron@usbr.gov
Doug Hendrix, 928-580-7878, dhendrix@usbr.gov

For Release: March 17, 2020

BOULDER CITY, NEV. – Today, the Bureau of Reclamation temporarily suspended public visitation to Hoover Dam. Because of the nature of the structure and in accordance with the social distancing standards recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Hoover Dam will be temporarily closed to visitors, including the visitor center and all tours, until further notice. The health and safety of the public and the people working at the Hoover Dam is our number one priority. Water deliveries and powerplant operations will continue without interruption. Mission essential functions, including security and law enforcement, will continue.

Check our website for updates at www.usbr.gov/lc/hooverdam or call 702-494-2515. For advanced ticket refunds, please email your refund request to RBishop@denisonparking.com. Type REFUND in the subject line and include your confirmation number. Your refund will be processed after we reopen.

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