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Lake Mead National Recreation Area 601 Nevada Highway, Boulder City, Nevada 89005 (702) 293-8990 • nps.gov Lake Mead National Recreation Area, which includes lakes Mead and Mohave, offers a variety of water recreation activities such as boating, water skiing, kayaking, and sport fishing. Covered picnic areas with tables, waters and grills are located throughout the recreation area, and paved paths offer opportunities to see diverse scenery, including canyons, mountains, plateaus and basins. The Lion Habitat Ranch 382 Bruner Avenue, Henderson, Nevada 89044 (702) 914-6630 • thecathouse.us Visit the new home of the lions that previously lived at the MGM Grand Lion Habitat. The 8.5-acre Lion Habitat Ranch offers trainer for a day opportunities, private tours, courtyard party rentals and occasional cub interactions. It is a ZAA accredited educational facility. Shark Reef at Mandalay Bay 3950 S. Las Vegas Boulevard, Las Vegas, Nevada 89119 (702) 822-7700 • sharkreef.com The Shark Reef Aquarium offers an up-close glimpse of over 2,000 animals, including some of the ocean’s most fascinating and dangerous creatures. From sharks and exotic fish to reptiles and sea turtles, 14 unique exhibits showcase rare golden crocodiles, deadly piranha and more than 15 species of sharks. A touch pool experiences gives guests a hands-on educational experience. Springs Preserve 333 S. Valley View Boulevard, Las Vegas, Nevada 89107 (702) 822-7700 • springspreserve.org The 180-acre Springs Preserve features nature walks, botanical gardens, museums, traveling exhibits, seasonal exhibits and family events. Explore the preserve by trail, train or bike. Bike rentals are available. An onsite café features views of the Las Vegas Strip, and a gift shop offers eco-friendly souvenirs and hands-on kits. Veterans Memorial Wall 240 Water Street, Henderson, Nevada 89015 (702) 267-2171 • cityofhenderson.com Located adjacent to Henderson City Hall, the Veterans Memorial Wall honors those who have fought for America’s freedom and democracy. The wall is inscribed with the names of more than 1,500 veterans and soldiers and is the only wall of its kind in Southern Nevada. Water Street District Downtown Henderson along Water Street, Henderson, Nevada 89015 702) 267-1515 • waterstreetdistrict.com The Water Street District is the historic heart of Henderson. It’s a unique setting where Main Street USA meets progressive, dynamic thinking. It’s a convergence of culture, commerce and authentic small-town sensibilities. Stop by a unique shop, dine in a hip eatery or take a historic walking tour and discover the Water Street District on your own. Take a self-guided historic walking tour and learn about Henderson from its early days during World War II through its journey to Nevada’s second-largest city. 31


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