Bootleg Canyon

Bootleg Canyon (HMJJG)

Location: Boulder City, NV 89005 Clark County
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Country: United States of America
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N 35° 59.033', W 114° 51.727'

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Originally a Native American trail, Bootleg Canyon - also called the Hooch Highway was a well-known backdoor into Boulder City and the Hoover Dam construction site during prohibition. Bootleggers brewed illegal alcohol in stills hidden in draws and arroyos then moved it through the canyon into the dry community of Boulder City and down to the Colorado River. Later, trails in the area were improved by the Civilian Conservation Corps, and the area was used for public picnics and gatherings. Today, Bootleg Canyon is the site of many hiking and mountain biking trails.
Series This marker is part of the E Clampus Vitus series
Year Placed2007
Placed ByQueho Posse Chapter 1919, E Clampus Vitus
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Date Added Thursday, September 11th, 2014 at 10:24pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)11S E 692735 N 3984274
Decimal Degrees35.98388333, -114.86211667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 35° 59.033', W 114° 51.727'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds35° 59' 1.98" N, 114° 51' 43.62" W
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Area Code(s)702
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 3 Upper Lake View, Boulder City NV 89005, US
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