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Springs Preserve

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Address: 333 S. Valley View Blvd., Las Vegas, NV
Phone Number: 702-822-7700
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: Yes
Description: The Springs Preserve is a 180-acre cultural institution designed to...
The Springs Preserve is a 180-acre cultural institution designed to commemorate Las Vegas’ dynamic history and to provide a vision for a sustainable future. The Preserve features museums, galleries, outdoor concerts and events, colorful botanical gardens and an interpretive trail system that meanders through a scenic wetland habitat.Listed on the National Register of Historic Places since 1978, the Preserve is located approximately 3 miles west of downtown Las Vegas. The Preserve is known as the birthplace of Las Vegas and represents one of the richest and most unique cultural and biological resources in Southern Nevada.
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Loved the Butterfly Habitat

This is one of those hidden gems for Las Vegas residents and visitors alike. We went for the butterfly habitat, as I am a photographer and we have only a select few species... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 2, 2015
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Las Vegas, Nevada
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24 reviews 24 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015 NEW

This is one of those hidden gems for Las Vegas residents and visitors alike. We went for the butterfly habitat, as I am a photographer and we have only a select few species indigenous to the area to photograph. Still a bit early in the season for blooms when we went, but the color was starting to show. Was a... More 

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Somers Point, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

Fees are double for out of staters but you get 2 museums for the price of one including the Nevada State Museum. Grounds are nice. Check the butterfly exhibit.

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High Wycombe, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

Had a lovely afternoon, at the Springs reserve before taking my flight home to London. Lots of activities to see including the botanical gardens and the train which explained the history of Las Vegas and the area. The two Museums also had lots of things to do, would have spent more time in them. The cafe had a good choice... More 

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Springs Preserve is a great place to visit, especially this time of the year, before the 110 degree-plus heat comes to Las Vegas. It houses the Nevada Museum, and has acres and acres of walking and biking trails that stop at attractions along the way. We went through the Butterfly Exhibit, which was in a Greenhouse style structure, full of... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

The entrance fee for non-Nevadans is double but don't be put off by this. The gardens, permanent exhibits and state museum are well worth the cost (~18 USD). It is close to the town but in a good location. The cafe serves excellent food at very reasonable prices

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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22 reviews 22 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

Garden trails underr shady trees with flowers and vegatable gardens. Something for everone in this park like setting. It even has a playground for kids. If ou have nay horticultural intrests or are new to the area this is a great place to visit. Admission includes the State museum also. Plan a whole day here.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

While in Vegas we took our kids here, to the childrens museum and to the natural history museum and this would be last on my list. Our kids are 4 & 2 years old. They had a small playground, but it doesnt have any slides and there are signs everywhere saying not to climb, so its really just a little... More 

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Bradford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

This is a great place off the strip in Vegas, but I’ve no idea how you’d get here without a car. Vegas remains in sight all day but it’s like being in another world away from all the hustle and bustle. You still need your sensible shoes here as the selection of magnificent museums and gardens will keep you busy... More 

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Renton, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

You start at the Nevada State Museum, then mosey over to the Preserve. The museum is great mix of human and natural history, the outside Preserve is a cornucopia of desert flora. for just under $40 for two you spend almost three hours and really that is cheap if you figure how long $40 lasts elsewhere in Vegas

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

Their attractions are very beautiful and informative. The flash flood simulator is way cooler than what I expected. The only negative things to say about it is the animals habitats seem a little on the small side and half of the attractions were closed

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