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Cornerstone Park (Henderson, Nevada)

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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.

October 18

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 Saturday in March.

Key Links
http://www.cityofhenderson.com/henderson-happenings/parks-and-trails/upcoming-projects/cornerstone-park-phase-ii

Elsewhere on the Web
http://www.reviewjournal.com/news/las-vegas/henderson-gravel-pit-be-redeveloped-park
https://lasvegassun.com/news/2012/jul/20/hendersons-cornerstone-park-set-open-oct-6
http://www.edge-industries.com/Cornerstone_Park.html
http://www.lasvegassun.com/news/2012/jan/21/henderson-early-phases-building-100-acre-park
http://apcoconstruction.com/project/cornerstone-park
https://mapofplay.kaboom.org/playspaces/139680
https://www.yelp.com/biz/cornerstone-park-henderson
https://www.tripadvisor.com/Attraction_Review-g45953-d7855442-Reviews-Cornerstone_Park-Henderson_Nevada.html
https://www.facebook.com/pages/Cornerstone-Park/327082544023040

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Bark in the Park 2018

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