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Lake Mead, its people, and the land

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Experience hosted by Capt. Daniel

3 hours
Includes drinks
Up to 10 people
Hosted in English

What you'll do

We go off trail, with minimal disturbance. As we proceed through the hike we discuss the flora & fauna, geology, presence of dinosaurs, native history of the area, modern history of man in the area 90 - 100 years ago. We travel through historical places, as we share the human stories of those who walked their before us. The stories of those who built Hoover Dam and their families who lived in shacks in the desert, are an important foundation to our tours, in addition to the educational aspects. We go slow, at the guests pace, in mostly uninhabited places, to deliver an experience far away from a crowded, public tour.
Other things to note
Bring your own water, in addition to our provided. Bringing healthy snacks is encouraged. Be prepared for the desert sun. Bring sun-blocking preferences. Enclosed shoes are needed - athletic or hiking
We go off trail, with minimal disturbance. As we proceed through the hike we discuss the flora & fauna, geology, presence of dinosaurs, native history of the area, modern history of man in the area 90 - 100 years ago. We travel through historical places, as we share the human stories of those who walked their before us. The stories of those who built Hoover Dam and their families who lived in shacks in the desert, are an important foundation to…

Capt. Daniel's commitment to safety

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What's included

  • Drinks
    Bottled water will be available at the beginning and end of the trip.
From $80
/ person
Sun, Dec 6
7:00 AM - 10:00 AM
$80 per person
$80 per person
Mon, Dec 7
7:00 AM - 10:00 AM
$80 per person
$80 per person
Tue, Dec 8
7:00 AM - 10:00 AM
$80 per person
$80 per person

Meet your host, Capt. Daniel

Host on Airbnb since 2019
  • Identity verified
I spent my youth on the fertile lands of Northwestern Illinois. As a child I would explore the low lying floodplain of the family farm. The wildlife and natural resources there would become an important aspect of my formative years. Having spent 11 years in tourism at Lake Mead in S. Nevada, and 5 years in Alaska tourism, my passion to learn the S. Nevada natural landscape became a passion too great not to share. The human stories of those who built Hoover Dam, and those who fled St. Thomas intrigued me. I walk where they walked, and I love telling their stories...
I spent my youth on the fertile lands of Northwestern Illinois. As a child I would explore the low lying floodplain of the family farm. The wildlife and natural resources there would become an important aspect of my formative years. Having spent 11 years in tourism at Lake Mead in S. Nevada, and 5 years in Alaska tourism, my passion to learn the S. Nevada natural landscape became a passion too great not to share. The human stories of those who built Hoover Dam, and those who fled St. Thomas intr…
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Where you'll be

We will go off trail along the southwestern edge of the upper shoreline of Lake Mead, in Southern Nevada. By doing so, we walk where the families of those who built Hoover Dam camped in the early 1930's. We have identified fire pits where they camped, amongst our educational hiking experience. We will do a 2.5 mile loop through the area foothills below the historic railroad bed used to build the dam.

Choose from available dates

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  • Sun, Dec 6
    7:00 AM - 10:00 AM
    $80 per person
  • Mon, Dec 7
    7:00 AM - 10:00 AM
    $80 per person
  • Tue, Dec 8
    7:00 AM - 10:00 AM
    $80 per person
  • Wed, Dec 9
    7:00 AM - 10:00 AM
    $80 per person
  • Thu, Dec 10
    7:00 AM - 10:00 AM
    $80 per person
  • Fri, Dec 11
    7:00 AM - 10:00 AM
    $80 per person
  • Sat, Dec 12
    7:00 AM - 10:00 AM
    $80 per person
  • Sun, Dec 13
    7:00 AM - 10:00 AM
    $80 per person

Activity advisory

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Every adventure follows industry guidelines. We partnered with the Adventure Travel Trade Association, expert leaders in adventure travel, to define best practices and standards for safety.
Know your comfort level
Please note outdoor activities carry risks, and you may be exposed to dangerous situations as part of this experience. Make sure you can participate safely given your abilities and the conditions (such as location, weather, and equipment).

Things to know

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be canceled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Government ID

You’ll need to take a picture of yourself that matches the photo on your ID. This is so Airbnb can confirm who’s actually going on the experience. You’ll only have to do this once.

Guest requirements

Up to 10 guests ages 18 and up can attend.

What to bring

Personal sunscreen/protection - hats, glasses, lotion. Hiking or athletic shoes.