Hoover Dam

Photo: James Marvin Phelps, Light Traffic The Bureau of Reclamation conducts tours through the Hoover Dam (also known as Boulder Dam 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 of the …

Clark County Museum

Photo: Anniversary Open daily, Clark County Museum – one of our Vegas and Henderson faves, a place for locals to take (or recommend to) visiting friends and family. Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s Day. Key Linksclarkcountynv.govFacebookFacebook Videos Google Mapsgoo.gl/maps/yF55Uar8z7iGKiSKA Current Exhibit: Lines Across the Land – Historic Maps of Southern Nevada ExhibitExhibit runs through …

Where to eat and drink in Henderson, Nevada

Photo: Borracha Mural, Green Valley Ranch Casino Where to eat and drink in Henderson, Nevada Bakeries/CafesLe Cafe Du Vallecafeduval.business.sitefacebook.com/lecafeduval Chef Flemming’s Bake Shop, 7 South Water Streethttps://www.chefflemmingsbakeshop.com/FacebookFlickr One of my family’s favorite places to visit on Water Street. Pastries, bread, and cakes are baked on site by Danish Chef Flemming Pedersen. Natalie and other folks …

Henderson Links

Logo Links related to Henderson, Nevada presented in somewhat random fashion: Air Qualityhttps://www.airnow.gov/?city=Henderson&state=NV&country=USA 2020 State of the Cityhttps://www.cityofhenderson.com/state-of-the-city/event-overview Stray ObservationsHey there you’re an all-star. Spotlight on a place to call home. 2020 vision. National Gold Medal Award for Excellent in the Field on Parks and Recreation Management 2020 Vision – Accolades – All-Star – Amazon …

Henderson Libraries

Photo: Ornamental Pear in Bloom Henderson, Nevada – Some of our fave community spaces / third places are the Henderson Library system – hendersonlibraries.com. Each has its own personality: Paseo Verde (702) 492-7252, Gibson (702) 565-8402, Green Valley (702) 207-4260, and Heritage Park (702) 207-4258. These venues are also currently closed due to COVID19, though …

Henderson Parks

Photo: Horizon Crest Park Parks and recreation in Henderson, Nevada Key LinksParks and RecreationLocationsGeneral InfoOpen Space and Trails PlanUpcoming projects Park reservations (Ramadas para rentar) 702-267-5707 Bird Viewing PreserveCity of Henderson Bird Viewing Preserve, located at 2400 Moser Drive. Open daily from 6am-3pm with classes and walking tours available. Telephone (702) 267-4180.Facebook Arroyo Grande298 Arroyo …

Henderson Pittman Wash

Photo: Walking the dog on a leash One of our favorite places to visit the natural world near Las Vegas is the Pittman Wash in Henderson. FacebookProject 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 …

Henderson Libraries Links

One of our favorite library systems in the world: Henderson LibrariesHenderson Librarieshttps://www.facebook.com/hendersonlibrarieshttps://twitter.com/hendersonlibs Friends of Henderson LibrariesKey Linkshttp://www.hdplfriends.orghttp://www.hdplfriends.org/book-sales.htmlhttp://www.hdplfriends.org/blog.htm FacebookLive Planeta.com

Cornerstone Park (Henderson, Nevada)

Photo: Walk in the Park Among our favorite city parks: Cornerstone Park in Henderson, Nevada Cornerstone1600 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, …