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, even more visit the Lake Mead National Recreation Area, some 145,000 acres created as a result …

Henderson Libraries

Photo: Raiders on Location Henderson, Nevada – 2019 is the 75th Anniversary of the Henderson Library system – hendersonlibraries.com. Each of the five Henderson Libraries has ts own personality and origin story: Paseo Verde, Gibson, Green Valley, and Heritage Park. Key Links hendersonlibraries.com Make a request News Login or Sign Up Facebook @hendersonlibs https://twitter.com/hendersonlibs Friends …

Henderson Pittman Wash

Photo One of our favorite places to visit the natural world near Las Vegas is the Pittman Wash in Henderson. Facebook Project GREEN: Friends of Pittman Wash Project GREEN (Green Valley Ecology, Environment and Nature): Friends of Pittman Wash is a 2.5 mile habitat restoration program located between Arroyo Grande Boulevard and Pecos Road along …

Henderson Island

Photo: Henderson UNESCO: Henderson Island, which lies in the eastern South Pacific, is one of the few atolls in the world whose ecology has been practically untouched by a human presence. Its isolated location provides the ideal context for studying the dynamics of insular evolution and natural selection. It is particularly notable for the 10 …

Raiders Football

Logo Raiders Key Links raiders.com Headlines https://www.nbcsports.com/bayarea/raiders/tony-romo-says-raiders-are-tough-decipher-2019-season ‘It’s a real exciting time to be a Raider.’ Three reasons to think the defense is rising https://fivethirtyeight.com/features/can-derek-carr-and-the-raiders-make-the-most-of-antonio-brown https://deadspin.com/why-your-team-sucks-2018-oakland-raiders-1828217248 Elsewhere on the Web Bay Area NBC Sports Sacramento Bee Embedded Tweets #HardKnocks with the Oakland @Raiders ☠️ Coming to @HBO on August 6! pic.twitter.com/DsiOG9LT8s — NFL (@NFL) June …

Henderson, Nevada

Photo: City Hall Arrow Henderson is located in the foothills south and adjacent to Las Vegas. Incorporated in 1953, Henderson is the second largest city in Nevada, known for its parks, biking and hiking trails and master-planned communities. Henderson is certified Playful City USA. Natural World Among our favorite city parks in the world: Cornerstone, …

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. Google Map. Bark Park at Heritage Park: The Bark Park is the City of Henderson’s largest and most unique dog park. …

Henderson Links

Photo: Sloan Signage Links related to Henderson, Nevada presented in somewhat random fashion: Water Street Faves Downtown Henderson has a number of visitable establishments, including Chef Flemming’s Bake Shop, Lovelady Taproom, Juan’s Flaming Fajitas, and Hardway 8. Keep an eye on the corner of Water and Atlantic where the Henderson Convention Center stands (and will …

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 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. …