With over 40,000 dogs in Henderson, Nevada you know they have a lot of love for dogs and plenty of fun things for you and Fido to do and see while you are there. The Amargosa Trail is the most popular hiking spot if you are into that. Not only does it have separate trails for each skill level, but it also has informational signage posted in various spots of the trail to give you some history of the area. There are a few parks with restrooms and other amenities along the way since it is a 10-mile walk, hike, or run, depending on how Fido is feeling. When you get to Chapata Street, there is a dog park with a splash pad so Fido can cool off and get a drink.
If shopping is more your thing check out The District on Green Valley Parkway and you will find a dog lover shopper’s paradise. They have over 50 stores and restaurants such as Chico’s, Ben & Jerry’s, Pottery Barn, and Victoria’s Secret; and most of them are dog-friendly.
Tired yet? Get a room at one of the dog-friendly hotels in Henderson, like Hampton Inn on Astaire Drive, Hawthorn Suites on South Boulder Highway, or Westin Lake on Montelago Boulevard. Or you can stay at Fiesta Henderson Station Casino on West Lake Mead Parkway and try your luck at the slots with Fido by your side as your lucky charm.
The 5-acre Bark Park at Heritage Park in the Foothills neighborhood of Henderson is a slice of heaven for our four-legged friends. If your dog wants it, this park has it. It has benches, shade, and drinking fountains for dogs and humans alike. It’s totally fenced and off-leash, with separate runs for large and small dogs. There are bone shaped sculptures and now a splash pad for hot dogs to cool off. The Bark Park also hosts some special community events, making it the hot spot for the whole neighborhood.
Paseo Vista Dog Park is a fenced space that’s open at night! Rare in the dog park world, this park has lights for night use! Whether you’re a midnight rambler by nature or had to work late tonight, this park can meet your dog’s late night needs. If your dog prefers to get her exercise on leash and surrounded by luxury, head to The District Shopping Center. The District is a dog-friendly outdoor plaza filled with shopping options. The outside area also hosts several drinking fountains for humans and watering stations for dogs.
Cactus Wren Dog Park serves Westgate in Henderson. This dog park packs a lot of perks into a mid-sized space. The park is made of three separate runs, each entirely fenced. There’s a space for large dogs, small dogs, and a place where all dogs can romp together. If your friendly giant loves the littles, or vice versa, the general play area is the best around. Owner attention is requested so all tails stay wagging! The parks also contain benches and some shade. Just bring your own bowls, as the drinking fountains are person-height!