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Wetlands
Nature
Preserve
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Nature Center
& Exhibit Hall
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Neighborhood
Park
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Duck Creek Trailhead  X X X X X   X 
Sunrise
Trailhead
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Pabco
Trailhead
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Bostick
Interpretive
Area
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Wells Trailhead X X X X X X X X
Powerline
Crossing
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Wetlands
Park loop trail
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Swimming, wading, hunting, fishing, open fires, motorized vehicles, or camping are not permitted anywhere in the Wetlands Park. Please don’t feed the wildlife. 

 

Wetlands Nature Preserve

  Trails wind through 210 acres of varied habitat, including:  tall trees, ponds and streams, mesquite woodland, and desert scrub

 Guided nature walks available for groups

 Open Dawn to Dusk

 Shade structures, a wildlife viewing blind, boardwalks, and amphitheaters

 Interpretive wayside exhibits

 Restrooms

 Drinking fountains

 No bikes, scooters, or skateboards, or picnicking

 Please don’t feed the wildlife

 Connection to Wetlands Park loop trail

 Located at 7050 Wetlands Park Lane, Las Vegas 89122
(GPS: 36.101163,-115.023068)
 

 


The Wetlands Nature Preserve is home to hundreds of species of animals. The Preserve includes ponds, paved ADA accessible trails, restrooms, interpretive wayside exhibits, and a network of connecting trails and shady lanes to provide hours of nature exploration. The Wetlands Park Nature Center is located in the Nature Preserve.
 

 

     

 Map of Nature Preserve


Wetlands Nature Center & Exhibit Hall

 Open 9:00 am to 4:00 pm every day (except New Year’s Day, Fourth of July, Thanksgiving, and Christmas)

 Interactive exhibits suitable for all ages

 Scheduled programs and activities for children and adults

 An immersive orientation film shows continuously in the Auditorium from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm

 Viewing decks with spotting scopes offer striking vistas of the Wetlands as well as the cities of Las Vegas and Henderson

 Located at the Wetlands Nature Preserve 7050 Wetlands Park Lane  

 

    

Wetlands Neighborhood Park

This place is for the child in all of us! 

 Climbable art in the form of a beaver, toad, and snake invite scrambling, sitting and photos. 

 A rock-like climbing wall awaits the more adventurous. Þ Look for fun animal outlines and tracks stamped into the concrete. 

 Turf area

 ADA accessible trails

 Picnic table (no fires or grills allowed)

 Located on Hollywood Circle north of Wetlands Park Lane
(GPS: 36.10153,-115.028604)
  

 

 

   
  

Duck Creek

 Accessible trails tall shrubs, grass, and small trees.  Look for fun animal tracks stamped into the concrete.  Trails are currently accessed from the cul-de-sac at the east end of Wetlands Park Lane (outside of the Nature Preserve parking lot).

 Leashed dogs are allowed on trails, but please help protect wildlife by not allowing dogs near ponds

 Shaded picnic tables (no fires or grills allowed)

 Restrooms

 Dog bag stations

 Human and canine water fountain

 Paved parking lot (no bus or trailer parking)

 Open dawn to dusk 

 Board walks and wildlife viewing

 Connection to Wetlands Park loop trail along the south side of the Las Vegas Wash (unpaved) 

 Located on Broadbent Blvd. 1/2 miles southwest of Wetlands Park Lane; or 1/2 mile north of Russell  
(GPS: 36.093482,-115.024098)

 

   
   

           

Sunrise Trailhead

 Access to the Flamingo Arroyo bicycle trail

 Amazing views of the Las Vegas Valley

 Access to the paved 6.5 mile segment of the Wetlands Park loop trail along the north side of the Las Vegas Wash to Lake Las Vegas

 Access to a network of paved trails looping through beautiful desert scrub habitat

 No water

 Parking for automobiles, horse trailers, and buses

 20 acre complex

 Waterless restroom 

 Equestrian staging area; hitch racks and lounge pen for horses

 Shaded picnic tables (no fires or grills allowed)

 Open dawn to dusk

 Located on South Hollywood Blvd. 2.5 miles South of East Vegas Valley Dr.
(GPS: 36.109476,-115.011213)


 

   
   

           

Pabco Trailhead

 Views of Las Vegas Wash and Pabco Weir

 Beautiful mature trees and thick riparian habitat

 Shaded amphitheater

 Shaded picnic tables (no fires or grills allowed)

 Waterless restroom

 Parking for automobiles, horse trailers, and buses

 Equestrian staging area; hitch racks

 Connection to Wetlands Park loop trail along the south side of the Las Vegas Wash (unpaved)

 Open dawn to dusk

 Trailhead entrance at the intersection of Russell Road and Weston Ridge Street link  
(GPS: 36.085892,-114.981843)

 

  
   

           

Bostick Interpretive Area

 Views of the Las Vegas Wash and rapids over the Bostick Weir

 Interpretive panels and demonstration of habitat restoration

  Open dawn to dusk

 

 

  

 Short walk through desert scrub habitat leads you to a hilltop viewing area with benches, providing enjoyable vistas of the Las Vegas Wash

 Waterless restrooms

 Open dawn to dusk

 Connection to Wetlands Park loop trail along the south side of the Las Vegas Wash (unpaved) 

 Shaded picnic tables (no fires or grills allowed)

 Located one mile west of Powerline Crossing on Galleria Drive.
(GPS: 36.09343,-114.955369)

 

 

 

    
           

 Powerline Crossing

 Views of the Las Vegas Wash

 Access to Lake Las Vegas

 Connections to the Wetlands Park Loop Trail (paved on the north side of the wash), Galleria Drive (unpaved) towards Wells Trailhead, and the River Mountain Loop Trail connector (paved).

 Located near City of Henderson's Terrazza Park on Via Antincendio, .2 miles from Lake Las Vegas.
(GPS: 36.101067,-114.940188)

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Wetlands Park Loop circles the entire Wetlands Park, totaling 13 miles and connecting all of our trailheads.

The loop trail connects with the Henderson and Lake Mead bicycle trail systems, including the 34-mile River Mountains Loop Trail, and also with the Las Vegas bicycle trail systems.

Along the north side of the Las Vegas Wash, the loop trail is paved from the Sunrise Trailhead to Powerline Crossing.  Along the south side of the Las Vegas Wash, the loop trail is paved from Powerline Crossing to Pabco Trailhead. Pabco Trailhead to the Nature Center is currently unpaved.

 

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