The City of Henderson has an extensive 120+ mile trail system that provides an opportunity for recreation and serves as a mode of alternate transportation. Their Outdoor Recreation section also offers a variety of organized walks, hikes, rides, and educational activities that will enrich your life and put you in touch with nature.

Trail hours: 5:00 am – 11:00 pm, unlit trails are dusk to dawn

Henderson Trail System Links

City of Henderson Trail Watch Program

trail-watch-hendersonHenderson Trail Watch volunteers promote safety and appropriate trail use by providing information and assistance to all trail users. They observe and document safety issues requiring attention, serve as a positive presence on Henderson trails and assist the Henderson Parks and Recreation and Henderson Police departments to keep Henderson trails safe and well maintained.

Four Steps to Trail Watch

  • Complete an application
  • Attend training
  • Hit the trail
  • Report your observations

Henderson Trail Watch Volunteer Requirements

  • Must be 18 years of age or older
  • Complete the application and attend training.
  • Carry a personal cell phone at all times while on the trail.
  • Carry Trail Watch ID and wear a Trail Watch vest or armband.
  • Log and report time on trail.

If you are interested in applying for the Trail Watch Program, please fill out a volunteer application here.

City of Henderson Trail Rules:

  • Use of all City of Henderson parks and trails is subject to HMC 8.99.030.
  • Trails are open daily from 5:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m., or dawn to dusk if not lit.
  • All park rules are enforced on trails. Use trails at your own risk.
  • No alcohol, glass bottle, fireworks.
  • Cyclists and motor vehicles on unauthorized areas are not permitted.
  • Pets must be retrained by a leash no longer than six feet. Owners are responsible for picking up their pet’s waste.
  • Carry out only what you can carry in and leave only footprints behind.
  • Stay on the trail to protect the desert. Do not remove or harm animals, plants, rock, or soil.
  • This is a natural area inhabited by wildlife. Do not approach wildlife.
  • Stay in public access areas and respect private property.
  • Cyclists must yield to all other trail users.
  • No water, phones or services available.
  • Persons who intentionally damage or vandalize parks and trails will be prosecuted.