Among our favorite city parks: Cornerstone Park
1600 Wigwam Parkway (block from Stephanie Street)
One of Nevada’s premiere city parks, the 31-acre Cornerstone Park has a lake (not for swimming) and is connected to two trails: the Pittman Wash and Union Pacific Railroad trails. Among the amenities: plaza area, large pavilions, restrooms, lighted basketball courts, lighted volleyball courts, open grass area, covered picnic tables, and walking trails.
History: The park opened October 6, 2012.
Funded with a $16.4 million grant from the federal Bureau of Land Management
Birds: American avocets, great egret, black-necked stilt, long-billed curlew, ring-billed gull.
Resident species — pied-billed grebe, double-crested cormorant, Canada geese, snow geese, mallard, American coot, great blue heron, green heron, killdeer, Anna’s humming bird, Costa’s hummingbird, black phoebe, Say’s phoebe, cliff swallow, yellow-headed blackbird, and great-tailed grackle.
Bark in the Park
The parks hosts the annual Bark in the Park celebration the first or second Saturday in March.
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