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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.

Google Map

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.

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

Bark in the Park
The parks hosts the annual Bark in the Park celebration the first or second Saturday in March.

Henderson’s Bark in the Park

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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Events

Bark in the Park 2018

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