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Hoover Dam Bypass, Las Vegas

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Drive the 5.6 km (3.5 m) Hoover Dam Bypass to see a massive concrete dam, travel the longest single-arch bridge in North America, and cross state lines. The highlight of the bypass is the Mike O’Callaghan - Pat Tillman Memorial Bridge. Standing 260 m (840 ft) above the Colorado River, the bridge is the second highest in the United States. It offers fantastic views of the Hoover Dam, a Depression-era engineering wonder, and Lake Mead. If you are interested in learning about the dam’s history, stop and take a tour. Park in one of the nearby lots if you would like to walk the bridge and take photos. Continue to the middle to see the state line marker. For free parking, cross to the Arizona side. Plan your Hoover Dam Bypass visit and explore what else you can see and do in Las Vegas using our Las Vegas journey maker site .
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  • The bridge was pretty, it felt like a long drive to just get out of the car and walk a little bit then see the damn and bridge and then it's over. Parking in Nevada side is $10. They do have tours but...  more »
  • Always on a trip with plan. Very nice place; Depending on what is very very hot for a month.
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  • We drove out in the rental car from the Paris Hotel on the strip and it was an easy ride. Mostly highway and a little town with plenty of places to eat and shop. The Dam itself is pretty Dam cool. The...  more »

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