Soar from the top of Red Mountain in Bootleg Canyon Park on a series of four thrilling ziplines.
Located in Black Canyon on the Colorado River about 30 miles southeast of Las Vegas, at more than 700 feet tall Hoover Dam is an amazing Nevada spectacle, especially considering it was built more than 70 years ago. Each year, about a million people take the tour of the dam and millions more drive across it. Nearby Streets / Hwys: U.S. Hwy. 93 @ AZ/NV Border.
Built in 1933 to accommodate visiting government officials and project managers supervising the construction of Hoover Dam, the Boulder Dam Hotel quickly gained a global reputation from a steady flow of dignitaries and celebrities. Today, the boutique hotel offers guests an experience of a classic era with modern comforts and amenities. On-site, visitors can visit a museum, shop, indulge in one of three distinct dining establishments, enjoy live entertainment, or hold their next event with the convenience of on-site event planning and coordination.
For year-round outdoor adventure, the Lake Mead National Recreation Area in southern Nevada can’t be beat. Both water and land lovers will find things to do and places to visit in the 1.5 million acre recreation area, which is the first of its kind to be established by a congressional act. Both Lake Mead, which is formed by Hoover Dam, and Lake Mohave, formed by Davis Dam, can be found at Lake Mead National Recreation Area.
The Nevada State Railroad Museum, Boulder City preserves the heritage of the historic Boulder Branch Line, commissioned by the Union Pacific Railroad in 1931 to haul equipment and material needed to construct the Hoover Dam.