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 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 …

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 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 …

Henderson Coyotes

Photo: Peter Guthrie December 2018 News from the Henderson Nevada Police Coyote Concerns The Henderson Police Department has once again received messages through our social sites regarding wildlife (coyotes) coming into residential areas from the mountainous regions where they reside. As land is developed and construction continues to occur on land that was once their …

Stroll ‘N’ Roll 2018

Poster The best things in life are free, family-friendly and generally include opportunities to walk and bike in a safe environment. Such is the case for the Henderson, Nevada which hosts its annual Stroll-N-Roll Saturday, November 17. The 4-hour annual event is a spin so the speak on the Ciclovía phenomenon around the globe. On …