Black Canyon River Adventures at Lake Mead

Relax as experienced guides lead you on a breathtaking journey through towering canyon walls that often rise 2,000 feet above you.
Rafting scenic Black Canyon near Hoover Dam

Rafting scenic Black Canyon

Launching at Hoover Dam on Lake Mead
(800) 455-3490

Experience scenic Black Canyon-on the magnificent Colorado River-on rafts that launch from the base of Hoover Dam and travel under the Bypass Bridge! Cameras will capture extraordinary views of Hoover Dam and remarkable sightings of majestic desert big horn sheep, osprey and more.

Relax as experienced guides lead you on a breathtaking journey through towering canyon walls that often rise 2,000 feet above you. View natural hot springs, stunning volcanic rock formations and other geological wonders.

Black Canyon River Adventures is a one-of-a-kind guided excursion. Not only do guests have the opportunity to see the historic roads used to construct the dam going to the launch site, but they have lunch on the tour and the chance to soak their feet in the cool and refreshing waters of the Colorado River.

The trip ends at Willow Beach Marina where guests have time to do some shopping and grab a snack.

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Hacienda Hotel & Casino, Hwy 93, Boulder City, NV 89006


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