Wetlands Park is a hiking and biking trail in Whitney, Nevada. It is 5.0 miles long and begins at 1,632 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 1.2 miles with a total elevation gain of 23 feet. The West Lower Pond water is near the trailhead. There are also a pier, parkings, and grass. The Middle Ponds and West Upper Pond waters and the Scenic Overlook viewpoint can be seen along the trail. The trail ends near the West Upper Pond, Upper Pond, and West Middle Pond waters, the Scenic Overlook and Scenic Overlook viewpoints, and the West Upper Pond water.
Wetlands Park Professional Reviews and Guides
"This ride makes its way through the wetlands in southeast Las Vegas. It is one of the best rides for seeing the many different species of birds, mammals, and reptiles that call this unique area home, making it one of the top family bike rides in Las Vegas. One of the things deserts are famous for is mirages. Picture a weary traveler, head wrapped in a white linen scarf in a vain attempt to block the flesh-burning rays of the sun, stumbling through sand that seems to deepen with every step. Suddenly, off on the horizon, an oasis appears; one with trees."
--Paul W. Papa, Best Bike Rides Las Vegas (Falcon Guides).
"Clark County Wetlands Park is a perfect place to grab some fresh air and exercise during a busy weekend in Vegas. Located on the Las Vegas Wash between town and Lake Mead, Wetlands Park is a work in progress to restore some of the wetlands for the birds and animals historically associated with this area. Vehicle: Passenger car."
--Brian Beffort, Afoot & Afield: Las Vegas & Southern Nevada (Wilderness Press).
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