Henderson is a city near Las Vegas, in Nevada. Clark County Museum has exhibits on regional history, and features restored vintage homes. Lion Habitat Ranch is a sanctuary for big cats. To the east, vast Lake Mead is dotted with marinas, and set in a rocky landscape with valleys and trails. Southwest, the Sloan Canyon National Conservation Area includes a petroglyph site with over 300 ancient rock art panels.
Swim, boat, hike, cycle, camp and fish at America’s first and largest national recreation area. With striking landscapes and brilliant blue waters, this year-round playground spreads across 1.5 million acres of mountains, canyons, valleys and two vast lakes. See the Hoover Dam from the waters of Lake Mead or Lake Mohave, or find solitude in one of the park's nine wilderness areas.
Clark County History Museum
The museum focuses on the history of the southernmost county in Nevada with emphasis on the early Native American inhabitants such as the Paiute people, as well as mining, the impact of the railroads, and gaming. Exhibits include several historic houses as well as a recreated ghost town.
Lake Las Vegas
Upscale Lake Las Vegas is a resort community centered on its namesake artificial lake, with an inflatable waterpark, flyboarding, and boating. Luxury hotels dot the area, and bistros with lake views cluster in a charming, Italian-style village complex. Reflection Bay Golf Club has a palm-lined, waterside course designed by renowned golfer Jack Nicklaus. Hiking trails lead into rugged desert hills nearby.
Water Street Plaza
Located in the heart of Henderson, the Water Street Plaza is the City's premier entertainment destination. The versatile venue hosts a variety of special events, including festivals, concerts, viewing parties and other community-related programs. It's a perfect complement to the adjacent Lifeguard Arena—the practice home to the Henderson Silver Knights.