Hoover Dam Discovery Tour
This afternoon adventure includes the amazing Hoover Dam Discovery Tour, a guided tour of the inside and outside of this incredible structure. Located in Black Canyon on the Colorado River, stands the Hoover Dam, the highest structure of its kind in the world. Construction of Hoover Dam is an outstanding achievement, noteworthy not only for its enormous dimensions, complex design, but also for it's illustration of man's outstanding ability to overcome the desert's summer sun, the vagaries of a treacherous river, and the extreme hazards of great heights on the chasm's sheer walls. This tour includes the Visitor Center and Historical Displays, views from the interior base of the dam into the Generator Room, the fascinating Hoover Dam Movie, with ample time for breathtaking views from the top of the Dam and Lake Mead, the world's largest man-made reservoir. The eastern edge of the chasm in Arizona is where you have fabulous views of the dam including Lake Mead; additionally there are fabulous photo ops of the new Hoover Dam Bridge. Prior your return to Las Vegas we will stop at a local park where herds of Big Horn Sheep often come down from the surrounding mountains to gather and graze on the sweet grass.