Photo: Ron Mader, 2022 Bark (some rights reserved)
Henderson, Nevada – Among our favorite city parks: Cornerstone, 1600 Wigwam Parkway (in between Arroyo Grande and Stephanie). The park was a former quarry. Today that land has been converted into ample green spaces, trails, marshes and small lake (big pond). Please don’t feed the birds!
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 or second Saturday in March.