When visiting the Hooverdam...
When visiting the Hooverdam your not allowed to take items with you that won't fit through the X-Ray scanner. The actual size is posted all around the dam also nearby the elevators if you park at the Nevada side. A back pack won't be allowed. Larger objects have to be brought down using the large cranes located at the Nevada site of the dam.
This isn't a 'tourist trap' in...
This isn't a 'tourist trap' in the traditional sense but don't fall over. See my 'warnings and danger' picture, it is a long ways down!