Park Notices & Alerts
Construction on the new Tropicana Weir has begun and will continue into 2018. Hikers, cyclists, birdwatchers and other visitors using the North Loop Trail (bicycle trail) and the Sunrise Connector Trail should watch for construction workers. These trails may be temporarily closed during the project for safety reasons. Use caution on these trails.
Updated January 5, 2017.
The Sunrise Trailhead and restrooms are currently CLOSED. Visitors may park near the trailhead entrance on E. Hollywood Boulevard to access trails.
Updated January 5, 2017.
A month-long maintenance project at the Upper Diversion Weir Bridge (AKA "Big Bridge") will begin on January 11, 2017. Minimal temporary access restrictions may take place during this time for safety reasons. Updated January 5, 2017.
Open Daily - No Fee
Nature Center & Exhibit Hall Hours:
9am to 4pm
Nature Center Closed:
Independence Day, Thanksgiving Day,
Christmas Day, & New Year's Day
Nature Preserve Hours:
Dawn to Dusk
Clark County Parks regulations
Clark County Wetlands Park provides lush habitats for hundreds of species of plants and animals while improving the quality of our water supply.
Clark County Wetlands Park's award-winning programs teach youth and adults about the wildlife and ecology of the Las Vegas Wash through engaging, interactive programs that promote a sense of place and a connection to nature. Our offerings for adults, families, children, students and teachers include guided discovery walks, family programs, events, art, recreation programs, and opportunities to be involved in meaningful stewardship projects. Click on “Education & Events” to learn more.
Come to escape to nature, walk our trails, ride your bike, and learn something new!
Click below for current and past editions of Footprints, our quarterly Wetlands Park newsletter.
Get Directions to Wetlands Park
The Wetlands Park Nature Preserve and Nature Center are located east of Las Vegas off East Tropicana and Wetlands Park Lane. For directions to our other trailheads, please visit
Trails and Maps.
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7050 E. Wetlands Park Lane
Las Vegas, NV 89122
Phone: (702) 455-7522
Fax: (702) 455-8747
What people are saying about the Wetlands Park:
The following comments were left by January 2015 visitors to the Wetlands Exhibit Hall:
“Interesting natural setting in the heart of sin city.”
“Beautiful Park. Volunteers extremely friendly / helpful.”
“Love this place.”
“1st visit and it’s awesome! Thank you for doing this in the desert.”
“White-crowned Sparrow, Ring-necked Duck, Pied-billed Grebe, Mockingbird, Gambel’s Quail, Phainopepla, Kestrel, Northern Harrier.”
“Great property. Very enjoyable walk.”