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Cornerstone Park (Henderson, Nevada)

Photo: Walk in the Park

Among our favorite city parks: Cornerstone Park in Henderson, Nevada

Cornerstone
1600 Wigwam Pkwy (Wigwam Parkway and Stephanie Street)
One of Nevada’s premiere city parks, Cornerstone has a 31-acre 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.

The park opened October 6, 2012.

Funded with a $16.4 million grant from the federal Bureau of Land Management

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October 22, 2019

Background
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.

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.

Bark in the Park
The parks hosts the annual Bark in the Park celebration the first or second Saturday in March.
https://www.planeta.com/1903parkbark

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

October 18

Mining Sign, Cornerstone Park @cityofhenderson

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