Henderson Heritage Park

Photo: Entrance The city of Henderson, Nevada has some beautiful city parks and dog parks. One of our favorites is Heritage Park, 350 South Racetrack Road, (Bark Park off of Burkholder Boulevard). Hours: 6am-10pm. Bark Park at Heritage Park: The Bark Park is the City of Henderson’s largest and most unique dog park. It was …

Sloan Canyon National Conservation Area

Photo: Outdoor signage More news about Sloan Canyon National Conservation Area as we explore it on foot. This is one of Planeta.com’s featured slow adventures. This is reputed to be one of most interesting wild places to visit in the Las Vegas Lands. In 2017 the Nawghaw Poa Road (“mountain sheep trail” in Paiute!) and contact …

Henderson Links

Photo: Sloan Signage Links related to Henderson, Nevada presented in somewhat random fashion: Acacia Demonstration Gardens https://www.cityofhenderson.com/henderson-happenings/parks-and-trails/acacia-demonstration-gardens Acacia Demonstration Gardens is a collaborative effort among the City of Henderson, Conservation District of Southern Nevada and several other local organizations. The gardens provide a wealth of landscaping examples that are water efficient for our dry desert …

Henderson Ho’olaule’a 2019

Buzzwords Henderson, Nevada – September 14-15, 2019 are the dates for the Ho’olaule’a and Pacific Islands Festival, Henderson Events Plaza, 200 South Water Street. The layout is a mix of indoor and outdoor booths. Food offerings are Hawaiian and Asian. There are games for the kids and beautiful song and dance in the outdoor theater. …

Henderson Libraries

Photo: Raiders on Location Henderson, Nevada – 2019 is the 75th Anniversary of the Henderson Library system – hendersonlibraries.com. Planeta.com shines a light on literacy and libraries around the globe with a spotlight on the five Henderson Libraries, each with its own personality and origin story: Paseo Verde, Gibson, Green Valley, and Heritage Park. Key …

Hoover Dam

Photo: James Marvin Phelps, Light Traffic The Bureau of Reclamation has conducted tours through the Hoover Dam (also known as Boulder Dam, particularly to locals) and power plant since 1937. Today, nearly 1,000,000 visitors a year take the tour and millions more drive across the dam. The dam is located 30 miles southeast of Las …

Henderson’s Bark in the Park

Poster Today Henderson, Nevada hosts the annual Bark In the Park, Saturday, March 9, 10am-2pm in Cornerstone Park. Bark in the Park is a celebration of canine friends with dozens of information and vendor booths. The event attracts hundreds of beautiful dogs, many needing forever homes. There are plenty of bowls, buckets, and kiddie pools …

Cornerstone Park (Henderson, Nevada)

Photo 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 …

Clark County Museum

Photo: Brush Shelter = Kawnee = Wikiup One of our favorite museums, Clark County Museum celebrated its 50th anniversary in 2018. The museum is located in Henderson, Nevada and is owned and operated by Clark County. Open Daily 9am-430pm. CLOSED Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s Day. General Admission: adults $2.00, seniors and children $1. Group …

Henderson Libraries Anniversary

Logo February 2 – Block Party Saturday Morning in Henderson, Nevada. 2019 marks the 75th anniversary of Henderson Libraries. February 2 (9am-1pm) Paseo Verde Library hosts a block party featuring a petting zoo, food truck, and Raider Nation. Also enjoy a snapshot of Henderson via archived photographs and local history from the 1940s. Plus, make …