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Parks and Recreation

Lake Mead Parkway Trail and Wetlands Trail Connections phase two/Terrazza Park and Mountain Lake Park

Lake Mead Parkway Trail

Lake Mead Trail

Lake Mead Trail
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These two projects have been combined into one construction contract that includes two parks. The City Council awarded the contract in January 2012 and construction is under way.


Lake Mead Parkway Trail:

  • Interpretive educational signage
  • Shaded seating
  • Connections to Boulder Highway Trail, Clark County Wetlands, River Mountains Loop Trail, and Lake Mead National Recreation Area
  • Pedestrian bridge to Clark County Wetlands Park

Wetlands Trail Connection phase two parks/trailheads:

Terrazza Park (Galleria Drive at Lake Las Vegas Parkway)

  • 5 acres
  • Parking and restrooms
  • Playground amenities
  • Basketball court
  • Open turf area
  • Overlook
  • Picnic tables with shade structures

Mountain Lake Park (Lake Mead Parkway at Golda Way)

  • 5 acres
  • Parking and restrooms
  • Playground amenities
  • Bocce ball court
  • Picnic tables with shade structures
  • Barbecue grills
  • Equestrian hitching rails and hose bibbs
  • Open turf area

SNPLMA funded: $7,178,820 and $5,378,450
Additional funding or contributions to be provided from partnerships with the development community
Estimated completion: summer 2013
Size: Approximately 6 miles of trail and two parks with trailhead amenities

Lake Mead Parkway Trail from I-515 to Lake Mead National Recreation Area will include the trail, associated amenities, and theming as part of the overall plan. The Wetlands Trail connection portion (phase 2) will provide two 5+ acre parks (Terrazza Park and Mountain Lake Park) with some trailhead amenities and will accommodate park visitors, hikers, cyclists, and equestrians using the north end of the River Mountains Loop Trail. A pedestrian bridge will connect to the trail system in the Clark County Wetlands Park.

This project is in partnership with Nevada Department of Transportation, SNPLMA, Clark County, Southern Nevada Water Authority, Basic Water, multiple power utility companies, Lake Las Vegas, and the development community.