Hike the Hoover Dam & its Surroundings
This is a tour for the traveler who wants a different type of experience. Sometimes to get the great views, you have to do a little hiking!
We will travel 35 miles Southeast to Lake Mead & go for a hike on the Historic Railroad Trail to visit two railroad tunnels used during construction of the Dam. Then, we will travel to Hoover Dam & into Arizona for a walking tour of the top of the Dam & its surroundings. Be sure to stand on the state line so you can be in 2 places at once! Finally, we will climb to the top of the Mike O'Callaghan-Pat Tillman Memorial Bridge to take in amazing views from almost 900 ft above the Colorado River. Epic views & a dam good time awaits!
**NOTE: This tour does not include any inside tours of the Dam. Visit my Best Dam Tour for an inside tour!
- Pick up at your hotel
- Travel through Boulder City towards Lake Mead
- Drive to the start of the Historic Railroad Trail for about a 2 mile round trip hike
- Drive onto Hoover Dam into Arizona for a walking tour
- Visit the Mike O'Callaghan-Pat Tillman Memorial Bridge
- Back to your hotel
*Comfortable closed toe shoes are a MUST!! We will be using stairs & walkways of various grades. Hats, sunglasses & sunscreen are highly recommended.
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: Pick up at your hotel in Las Vegas
End location: Drop off at your hotel in Las Vegas
Duration: 5 hours
Traffic, weather & holidays can affect the tour duration.
Jeep Grand Cherokee or Minivan
Estimated Local Cash Needed
20 USD - For snacks or souvenirs.
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My husband and I took this tour as part of a quick get away to Las Vegas, and I am so glad we did. Such a fantastic tour! This tour includes a lot of walking, and some of the most beautiful scenery I have ever seen. Our guide, Sean was prompt, energetic, and knowledgeable, a safe driver, truly wanted to make sure we had a time to remember. We will request him again when we travel west in the future. Do yourself a favor.. get off the strip to see some amazing sites!