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Wednesday, July 23, 2014
Parks & Recreation: Charlie Frias Park

Charlie Frias Park
4801 S. Decatur Blvd., Las Vegas, NV 89103

Charlie Frias Park is a 32 acre park located at Tropicana Avenue and Decatur Boulevard. The park is a joint cooperative project between Clark County and the Regional Flood Control District. Frias Park, has wonderful views of Red Rock Canyon and the Spring Mountains to the West and Sunrise Mountain to the East. The area's natural bluffs and rolling hills have been incorporated into the design and the park includes a separate neighborhood park component along with a large multi-purpose turf area that can be used for a variety of activities including soccer. The neighborhood park may be accessed from the north of the parcel and includes a dog park feature as part of the park. Charlie Frias Park is named after Las Vegas businessman and philanthropist Charlie Frias. The park opened on October 8, 2012.

Park ammenities include:

Two playgrounds
Picnic facilities
Multi-use fields for soccer, football, lacrosse etc. (located in the detention basin)
Plaza space
Walking path (approx. 2/3 of a mile)
Open Lawn Area
Two restrooms
Dog Park
Horseshoes
Bluff overlooks and gardens
Parking
Maintenance facilities


Overall Park Rendering - Click image to enlarge

 
Image of undeveloped Flamingo Wash
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Rendering of Neighborhood Park
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Rendering of North Bluffs
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Rendering of North Stairs
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Rendering of Butterfly Garden
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Rendering of Playground Shade
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Rendering of Shelter
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Rendering of Rock Outcrop
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Rendering of Kiosk
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Click here to view Charlie Frias Park YouTube video - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qwgbZFxwCU4