The Trail Group at work
2012 National Public Lands Day
Bureau of Reclamation Photos
The Colorado River Heritage Greenway Park and Trails project, also known as Northreach, was dedicated on July 27, 2012 The project consists of 9 miles of trails in the Laughlin area for bicyclists, pedestrians and equestrian riders, and includes expansion of the Laughlin Riverwalk, fully developed restrooms and trailheads, picnic sites, shade shelters, fishing piers, and a highway pedestrian bridge overpass and underpass providing access to the Colorado River. Visitors of all abilities can enjoy the trails and accessible fishing areas.
Recreational Activities include walking, hiking, cycling, horseback riding, fishing, picnicking, bird watching, children's play area, and splash pad among many other recreational opportunities.
Development of the project concept began in 2000. Clark County Board of County Commissioners adopted a resolution to support increased recreational offerings on Davis Dam Lands in August 2001. Clark County and the US Bureau of Reclamation signed the Reclamation Recreation Purpose Lease on December 16, 2009 for 1,191 acres of land featuring a proposed Regional Park, special events area, Golf Complex and other facilities. Amenities under development include the trails and day use areas. Clark County and the National Park Service signed a land use agreement on May 18, 2010 Construction Contract awarded November 2009 and Construction began in December 2009
There are currently 5 Trailhead through the Park, The Bridge Trailhead, the North Reach Trailhead, the Equestrian Trailhead, the Pyramid Canyon Trailhead
The Bridge Trailhead starts above the parking lot at the corner of State Road 163 and Casino Drive where there is ample parking, Restrooms and Water available.
The North Reach Trailhead starts north of the Bridge Trailhead and is reachable from westbound SR163 (Casino Drive north bound then left on SR163, take the 1st right). There is Parking, Restrooms and Water available.
The Equestrian Trailhead is located on Davis Dam Road north of SR 163. There are Vault Toilets available, limited Parking but NO WATER. There are corrals and parking for horse trailers. This is the starting point for the Equestrian Trail,the Dam Overlook Trail, and the Desert Trail. The Trailheads start to the right of the facilities .
The Pyramid Canyon Trailhead is located on Davis Dam Road across the River from Davis Dam. There is ample parking, Restrooms, and Water available. There are shelter available for picnicking and with BBQ grills. The large shelters can be reserved for group use by contacting the Clark County Parks and Recreation Department in Laughlin, NV.The Trailhead to the River Front Trail starts just south of the entrance to the Pyramid Canyon.
There are currently 4 trail within the Park boundary.