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 …

Henderson Links

Logo What would locals like visitors to know about Henderson, Nevada? Presenting relevant links in a somewhat random fashion: Water Street Brew Pubs & Nightlife – Water Street District HeadlinesBill Foley Inc.: Expansion Indoor Football Team Coming To Henderson’s New Hockey ArenaGreen Valley Ranch named the best place to live in Nevada, according to studyStore’s …

National Chocolate Day

Poster The word chocolate comes from Mexico’s Aztecs and is derived from the Nahuatl word xocolatl which combines xocolli, meaning bitter and atl, which means water. The USA’s National Confectioners Association created National Chocolate Day, celebrated on October 28. In Henderson, Nevada, Ethel M Chocolate celebrates the grand reopening of its chocolate factory. The venue …

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. …

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 …

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, Nevada

Photo: Events Center (April 2021) Henderson is located in the foothills south of 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 WorldAmong our favorite city parks in the world: Cornerstone, a repurposed …

Henderson Hockey

Poster Home Means Henderson, Nevada – Spotlight on the Henderson Silver Knights (Lil sib of @GoldenKnights, Newest member of @TheAHL) and the emerging hockey culture in the southwestern USA. Key [email protected]#HomeMeansHenderson First Season Henderson Event Center / Dollar Loan Centerhendersoneventcenter.com Practice Facility PracticalitiesThe team would practice at Lifeguard Arena in downtown Henderson and play its …

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, …