Hoover Dam, Arizona/Nevada - Located in the Black Canyon of the Colorado River, the dam was built to impound Lake Mead and create the largest reservoir in the US by volume. During the construction from over 100 lives were lost.
Travel Destination: The Hoover Dam is an arched dam in the Colorado River’s Black Canyon. The dam’s location is exactly on the border between Arizona and Nevada. Visitors to the Hoover Dam are often amazed at its size and power.