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Davis Dam

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Address: Lake Mead National Recreation Area, Laughlin, NV 86429
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Scenic Dam on the Colorado River - Davis Dam

We visited Davis Dam, which is on the Colorado River. It is about 70 miles downstream from Hoover Dam. It is on the border between Nevada and Arizona. There is a nice park to... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 November 2016
Fremont, California
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Annapolis valley, NS
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We took a river cruise from our hotel. It was a wonderful way to get out in the fresh air and enjoy the Colorado River.

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Bonsall, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

WE have been coming to the river for over 40 years. We finally took the tour of the dam itself. So cool. Very interesting how the plant operates. The turbines are huge and the whole process is awesome.

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Santa Ana, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

GREAT place to vist if your a history nut like I am... great to bring the kids because at one time or another yhis amazing Dam will be studied at school.. i have taken the complete tour before and its a cherished memory ill always remember, however if your clustaphobic i would think twice about the tour. Many tunnels and... More 

Thank Art v
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I never knew you could walk across or bike across the bridge. I came in from the Nevada side since there is a new walk way that goes along the river to the Dam. I also didn't know there was a park at the base of the Dam. Really Nice and sitting on the top of the Dam watching a... More 

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Sun City, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016

Just a few mile drive from Laughlin and worth a visit. Very interesting and lots of fresh air for you after the casinos.

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Palmdale, California
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016

It's a dam, like any other dam. Cant really get that close to it, but you can get a close view of it from the river. Good thing is it keeps the lake full, and like most lakes, it is not being drained to low levels, so the lake is great.

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Bullhead City, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

This trip would have been better for my parent to come to the Dam when it was cooler.. They said they had a good time and the water was great. The Lake was a little ruff but it was great

Thank sandyn1432016
Fremont, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

We visited Davis Dam, which is on the Colorado River. It is about 70 miles downstream from Hoover Dam. It is on the border between Nevada and Arizona. There is a nice park to drive in and see the dam. There are scenic views of the Colorado River in addition to the dam. The Davis Dam was named fir Arthur... More 

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Florence, Oregon
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

If you like this kind of thing we took the uss Riverside up on a tour. not a bad way to kill some time, take a few pics

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Typical small dam. The fishing was horrible. Asked a local who live there for years, and he agrees the fishing is awful. Overall, only worth the trip for a nice walk during the fall season. Would not recommend in summer.

Thank izzy706

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