PARKS & TRAILS
General park questions: 702-267-4050 | General trail and Outdoor Recreation questions: 702-267-4050 | Park hours: Daily from 6am-midnight
Reservation hours: 8am-11:30pm | Trail hours: Daily from 5am-11pm (unlit trails are dawn to dusk) | For a complete list of parks and amenities, see this issue’s Facility, Park & Trail Guide
37 Resident rate listed | non-residents add 15%
Pets in the Parks
Pets are welcome in the parks, but they must be
leashed at all times and are not allowed on the splash
pads. Owners must clean up after their pets. We have
a number of designated dog parks where dogs can
run free and socialize. To find locations near you, refer
to this issue’s Facility, Park & Trail Guide. Pets are not
permitted at the Henderson Bird Viewing Preserve.
Splash pad features are open May 1 through Sept. 30.
To find locations near you, refer to this issue’s Facility,
Park & Trail Guide.
PARK & PICNIC
The Following Require Reservations:
• Designated picnic areas
• Use of inflatables, tents, etc. (in authorized
• Use of alcoholic beverages (requires a
• Grassy areas (requires approval)
• Special events for over 400 attendees (requires
• Any event with over 50 attendees (requires
Park, Picnic & Whitney Mesa
Camp Armijo Reservations
Picnic areas (with a few exceptions) are available to all
citizens on a first-come, first-served basis unless the
area has been reserved through our reservation system.
Individuals and groups may pay to reserve a specific
picnic area. Signs are posted at the picnic area to let
others know it is reserved. All reservations must be made
at least two weeks in advance of the event; Hendersonbased
companies and residents may reserve picnic areas
up to 180 days in advance. Non-residents may reserve
picnic areas 90 days in advance. For a complete list of
rules and regulations or an application for reservation,
call 702-267-5707, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through
Thursday, and 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Friday. Or download
the reservation form at cityofhenderson.com (type
“reservation” in the search box). Splash pads may not
be reserved. Please note that the city does not provide
power. To view our refund policy, visit cityofhenderson.
com (type “refund” in the search box).
Adopt a Trail
The City of Henderson invites groups, schools,
businesses, and others to adopt a trail in a specified
area. The program is designed to foster citizen
awareness, support and community pride in the City
of Henderson’s parks, trails and open spaces. It also
educates the public about creating and preserving
clean and safe parks and trails for everyone to enjoy.
To learn more, visit cityofhenderson.com, search
“adopt a trail” and scroll down to locate link or call
Celebrate Life Commemorative
This program provides an opportunity to pay a longlasting
tribute to an individual or occasion and beautify
your favorite park at the same time. Benches and tables
with plaques and trees without plaques are available
for purchase. Call 702-267-4027 for information or visit
cityofhenderson.com (type “Celebrate Life” in the search
Community Cleanup Trailer
The City of Henderson Commemorative Beautification
Commission has a 20’ enclosed trailer full of
hand tools and supplies available at no cost to
Henderson residents and businesses to use for
neighborhood cleanups and community projects. For
reservations and availability, call 702-267-4027 or visit
cityofhenderson.com, click Contact Henderson, and in
step 1, select Parks and Recreation, then Community
Cleanup Trailer; complete steps 2-4.
Community Pride Award
The Commemorative Beautification Commission
presents the Community Pride Award to recognize
individuals and businesses who have improved the
appearance of their neighborhoods or added to the
beauty or cleanliness of Henderson. The recipient
receives an award sign, which is posted for several
months in their yard or business exterior, to recognize
their outstanding efforts. Previous winners include
homeowners who have cleaned up a neglected yard or
common area, or have converted turf to xeriscape. For
an entry form, call 702-267-4027 or visit cityofhenderson.
com and search “Community Pride.”
TRAILS, HIKES &
Trail Maps & Information
Look for trails in this issue’s Park, Facility and Trail
Guide. Visit cityofhenderson.com, then type “parks
and trails” in the search box for additional maps,
information, planning, and construction.
Henderson Trail Watch
Trail Watch is looking for a few good volunteers. Do you
enjoy running, walking, riding a bike, hiking, riding a
horse, or exercising on Henderson trails? Then why not
volunteer your time while doing something you enjoy?
Henderson Trail Watch is a volunteer group dedicated to
promoting safety and appropriate trail use by providing
information and assistance to trail users, observing
and documenting safety issues requiring attention, and
serving as a positive presence on Henderson trails.
Visit cityofhenderson.com and search “trail watch”
for information and a volunteer services application.
For more information, call 702-267-5707 or email
Four Steps to Trail Watch
1. Complete an application
2. Attend training
3. Hit the trail
4. Report your observations
Hiking Henderson is a hiking challenge that helps
motivate residents to get out and hike eight trails. If
you have the drive to walk them all, you’ll be rewarded
with a hiking stick. Earn plaques to affix to your
walking stick in subsequent seasons. $20 for the first
session, $8 for each additional session. Call 702-267-
5707 for more information. Register in person at any
recreation center to pick up your hiking checklist.
Redeem for your walking stick or medallion at DRC.
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