Boulder City

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Bolder City

Leave the resort and travel south on interstate 15 for 80 miles merge into interstate 515 south for 14 miles exit 61B follow the signs into Henderson  The road trip takes you through the Valley of Fire State Park and Moapa Valley National Wildlife Refuge.

Valley Of Fire

Valley Of Fire

Valley Of Fire

Valley Of Fire

Elephant Arch

Elephant Arch

Henderson

Part of the Las Vegas Metropolitan area situated in Clark County worth a drive around with a stroll if any thing takes your fancy.

Henderson
Henderson
Henderson
Henderson
Henderson
Henderson

The last part of the journey finishes at Boulder City covering 11 miles a total of 311 on to day’s trip.  Book into the El Rancho Motel highly recommended nice area to stay, and explore on foot. Boulder is a city built in 1931 as housing for workers who were building the Hoover Dam, a place of parks which over looks the Lake Mead.

Lake Mead National Recreation Area is a man made lake and reservoir the largest in the USA also houses the famous Boulder Dam. The peaceful lake nestled among two stunning mountain ranges these create a gorgeous backdrop for the beautiful body of water.

Boulder City
Boulder City
Boulder City
Boulder City
Lake Mead
Lake Mead

Hoover Dam can be viewed on highway 93 at the Hoover Dam visitor centre viewing point, just a short drive from the Motel. The Hoover Dam straddles the mighty Colorado River which forms the borders of Nevada and Arizona which is a marvel of engineering construction said to be the largest dam in the world.