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Henderson Bird Viewing Preserve

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Address: 350 E Galleria Dr, Henderson, NV 89011-1903
Phone Number: 702 267 4180
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 6:00 am - 2:00 pm

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Excellent Hidden Gem

What an excellent hidden gem in Henderson/Vegas! Family friendly - air-conditioned and very informational visitor center, clean restrooms with a baby changing table. Thoughtfully... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
Lilian G
Las Vegas
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Las Vegas
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28 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

What an excellent hidden gem in Henderson/Vegas! Family friendly - air-conditioned and very informational visitor center, clean restrooms with a baby changing table. Thoughtfully built - bird hides/blind(slotted viewing at various heights, great for those with a telephoto lense), lookouts/viewing platforms, benches (under trees), and leveled foot paths. An easy walk with the family, and a wide variety of birds,... More 

Thank Lilian G
Lexington, Massachusetts
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22 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

This preserve is such a peaceful and welcoming oasis in the valley--a real treasure. If you like birds, you will *love* this preserve. So many birds to see, and the staff could not be more friendly and helpful. Can't wait to visit again.

Thank bob_of_massachusetts
Calgary, Alberta, Canada
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13 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016

I am not a bird watcher so this review would be from the perspective of someone who likes hiking. The terrain is flat, paved and some unpaved which is perfect for a nice lazy walk. The birds have some nice sounds to add to the tranquility. There are several ponds to walk around, and a small building at the entrance... More 

Thank Edward G
Corvallis, Oregon
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25 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2016

Very enjoyable birding within the Las Vegas urban landscape. A series of ponds provides habitat for migratory waterfowl as well as resident bird. The staff is very knowledgeable and friendly, and is out in the preserve to assist in bird identification.

Thank J7Corvallis
Orphir, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2016

a chance to have a quiet walk in beautiful surroundings and see some of the local wildlife and all within sight of las vegas

Thank scroot
Vancouver, Canada
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459 reviews
175 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 263 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2016

I had a few hours to kill before catching a flight and wow, what a great place to spend them. Just a few of my thoughts: • As you go along Galleria Dr. watch carefully y for the blue signs ( they are small) • it's free! • if you don't have binoculars, just leave your car keys as collateral... More 

Thank Lonelobster
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2016

Easy walking and great viewing access to many water fowl and other birds. We also found beautiful desert views to the north and east. Nice getaway from the strip!!

1 Thank Daniel P
Las Vegas, Nevada
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100 reviews
34 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2016

I have been visiting this area for quite some time and always just thought of it as the wetlands. They have the place a lot more built up now. There are several trails that wind throughout the viewing preserve. It is a great place to go for a walk. There are not as many nature oriented places to visit in... More 

1 Thank EricReign1
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126 reviews
40 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2016 via mobile

We visit when we are in Vegas. No white egrets this time but several ruddy ducks (brown body with blue bill). Saw a road runner two years back.

1 Thank Keng L
Long Island, New York
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103 reviews
67 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 200 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2016

A little off the beaten path, but near the Cowabunga Bay Water Park. A very pleasant way to spend a couple of hours, or perhaps longer if you're lucky with the birds. And free! One suggestion to avoid the mistake I made: There is a small sign right before you get to the animal adoption building. If you get to... More 

Thank carlbarry

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