With more than 100 parks (city, county and neighborhood) in the Las Vegas valley, there are plenty of places to get outside for a breath of fresh air and go for a nice walk or jog. Please be aware that although these parks are open, the playgrounds or other features may still be off limits because of the coronavirus pandemic.
Here are 13 of our favorite parks.
1. Sunset Park is one of the largest parks in Las Vegas. It has several miles of walking paths, picnic areas, a disc golf course, softball fields, basketball and tennis courts, a pond and more.
2. Rainbow Family Park is a 26-acre park with many walking/jogging paths, plenty of open space and trees, a picnic area and fitness court.
3. Ansan Sister City Park may be a fairly small park but it has a nice walking/jogging path. There’s also plenty of shade and grassy areas. It features an 8-foot-tall statue of a popular Korean children’s character and a 10-foot pergola.
4. Spring Valley Community Park is a quiet 33-acre park off Flamingo Road. A well-maintained walking/jogging path encircles the park. There’s also plenty of open space and a picnic area.
5. All American Park is a large park with several walking/jogging paths, plenty of open space and 5 football fields. There’s definitely room to play in the grass with your children or your dog. It also has ample parking.
6. Charlie Frias Park is located near Tropicana Avenue and Decatur Boulevard. There is a large multi-use field with a walking path. The park features natural bluffs, a family park and a stone maze.
7. The Clark County Wetlands Park on the east side of Las Vegas is one of the best parks to take a walk and to view nature. The nature center and store are closed, but the park trails are open from dawn to disk daily.
8. Western Trails Park is a western-themed 7-acre neighborhood park. It has short, cemented walkways that meaner through the park. Don’t be surprised to see peacocks strutting their stuff in the park. The park is often described as a hidden gem.
9. Exploration Peak Park also features an Old West theme. Take the park’s walking and bike trails to its 2,846-foot peak for great views of the Las Vegas valley and Mountain’s Edge community. There’s also an outdoor amphitheater and picnic areas.
10. Floyd Lamb Park at Tule Springs in the Centennial Hills area is a 2,040-acre park. There are multiple trails for walking and hiking. There are also lakes and ponds for fishing. The park offers views of the Sheep and Spring Mountain ranges.
11. Peccole Ranch Walking Trails is a pleasant network of trails in the Peccole Ranch neighborhood. The combined length of the trails is about 3 miles. There’s also an 18-hold disk golf course. There’s also a few picnic tables and ample shade.
12. Nevada Trails Park is a smaller, neighborhood park. It is generally well-maintained and has a paved path for visitors to walk or run. There are several trees along the path and a “rock river.”
13. Pueblo Park off of West Lake Mead Boulevard near Pueblo Vista Drive is an approximately 60-acre linear park alongside a wash from the mountains. It has an 8-foot-wide multi-use path, a 4-foot wide jogging path, an exercise station area, and a basketball court.
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