SLOAN CANYON NATIONAL CONSERVATION AREA
Nawghaw Poa Road, Henderson, NV 89052 Directions
Wild Flowers, Picnicking, Fishing, Horseback Riding, Running, Walking, Nature Trips, Mountain Bikes, Wildlife Watching & Field Trips
Sloan Canyon National Conservation Area is a global conservation area of 48,438 acres that forms the southern mountain skyline of Las Vegas and the City of Henderson. Petroglyph Site is one of southern Nevada's most prominent, scenic, and valuable cultural resources. It has more than 300 panels of rock art, and almost 1,700 designs portraying native cultures from the Ancient to the Modern era. It includes unique and beautiful natural resources that include thousands of hectares of protected land that remain in a natural state. It boasts outstanding cultural resources and generous opportunities for recreation. The park provides some of the most impressive landscapes on the public lands.
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MCCULLOUGH HILLS TRAILHEAD
295 East Mission Drive, Henderson, NV 89002 Directions
Open Grass Area, Interpretive Signage, Playground, Lookout Trails, Covered Picnic Shelters, Horse Riding, Dogs on Leash, Outdoor Activities, Walking, Mountain Biking, Environmental Education, Informational Kiosks & Running
McCullough Hills Trailhead is a heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Henderson, offering picturesque views and is rated moderate. The path leads south from the McCullough Hills TH underbuilding at the end of Mission Blvd (will have water and toilets), crosses the edge of the hillcrest. The point of departure for cycling & equestrian trail with restrooms, horse tie-ups, and picnic table. You can see lots of bikers, and there are dirt bikes, ATVs, and side-by-sides from access to the East. The trailhead includes a toilet and a drinking fountain. For most people accustomed to walking many miles, the gradient over the Black Mountain Hills is moderate and passable. Public parking is available and includes horse-trailer vehicle spaces.
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WHITNEY MESA NATURE PRESERVE
1990 Patrick Lane, Henderson, NV 89014 Directions
Wheelchair Friendly, Restrooms, Barbecues, Birding, Nature Trips, Horseback Riding, Mountain Biking, Walking, Covered Picnic Shelters and Tables, Dogs on Leash & Wild Flowers
Whitney Mesa Nature Preserve contains several special geological points, an active stream and a range of flora and fauna. The facilities include a 1-mile trail (including an open ADA portion) and centers and kiosks for interpretation. Mesa Outdoor Science Workshop, offering student educational opportunities throughout the Las Vegas Valley. Nature Preserve is a family-friendly, 6-acre fun. The 1-mile trail (one part of which is accessible by ADA) passes through a babbling brook and takes you up the Henderson mesa for breathtaking views. You can see the sunset or the rising is an excellent location.