8148 Slate Falls St, North Las Vegas, NV 89085, USA
We will start out this tour at the famous Tule Springs Fossil Bed National Monument. It was here in 1933, Quarry workers found remains of a Mammoth they later named “Tule the Baby Mammoth. Since then many paleontological discoveries have been made at this site including the discoveries of camelops, a now extinct cousin of the better known Camel and the prehistoric American Lion, ranging from 7,000 to 250,000 years old. Tule Springs was established in 2014, making it a newer national monument with a few temporary trails making it worth a visit. Just make sure to bring plenty of water and watch out for Rattlesnakes! Take a right at N Decatur Blvd.
8540 Wildheart Ranch St, Las Vegas, NV 89131, USA
Here is Ice Age Fossils State Park, one of Nevada’s newest State Parks. The park’s modern visitor center will be set to open in the Winter of 2022, along with a set of trails directing visitors to archaeological dig sites and prehistoric fossil beds. In the meantime, enjoy free admission to Fossils State Park while the visitor center is being built. While hiking keep your eyes out for bone and tusk fragments that are abundant in this park, just make sure to take only pictures. Also feel free to bring your furry friends, just make sure they are leashed!
5209 Fireside Ranch Ave, Las Vegas, NV 89131, USA
Let's take you through some neighborhoods in Northwest Las Vegas. As you can see, you won't struggle to find newer built homes in this area. You’ll also find many of these neighborhoods in the area have their own parks, perfect for families to gather and play or a nice walk with your dog. Turn right on North Bradley Road and then take a left on W Iron Mountain road.
5865 Casa Coronado Ave, Las Vegas, NV 89131, USA
Another reason Northwest Las Vegas is so sought after is you'll often find more yard space in homes around here compared to other parts of Las Vegas. This makes it a great place for those who want more space for their children or pets.
6291 Tempting Choice Ave, Las Vegas, NV 89131, USA
7021 Mercurio Ave, Las Vegas, NV 89131, USA
On your left you will see Gilcrease Orchard. Gilcrease Orchard is a non-orchard started in 1920 Elda and Leonard Gilcrease, over the years the orchard has seen ups and downs but has always stayed dedicated to their mission to help foster appreciation for the Earth’s bounty. Today, you can visit Gilcrease and enjoy all the bountiful fruit and vegetables the orchard has to offer as well as farm-fresh eggs and homemade donuts. A great time to visit is late-summer when their stunning sunflowers are in bloom. Just along the way on your right is The Las Vegas Farm. Started in 1961, The Las Vegas Farm offers free-range eggs from various fowl including chickens,peacocks and quail as well fresh honey collected right on the property. In 2012, The Las Vegas Farm partnered with Barn Buddies, a non-profit dedicated to the rescue of abused, neglected or abandoned farm animals. The farm does allow you to feed some of the animals, making this a great place to enjoy yourself with children. Turn left up ahead at N Cimarron Road
WB Farm after Tule Springs, Las Vegas, NV 89131, USA
When in Las Vegas you’ve got to visit Eggworks, Las Vegas’s flagship brunch spot. Enjoy everything egg to signature omelettes to creating your own huevos rancheros.If you have more of a sweet tooth, you’ve got to try their butterscotch chip pancakes. Want to explore the taste of Thailand? Lemongrass and Lime has been voted the best Thai food in Las vegas 3 years in a row! Enjoy delicious cuisines like Papaya fried rice and Lemongrass Chicken. There are plenty of vegan substitutions as well, making this a great place for those with dietary restrictions. Continue Right on N Durango Dr.
8135 Hopscotch St, Las Vegas, NV 89131, USA
If you take a right on Racel St you’ll find yourself at Gilcrease Nature Sanctuary. Gilcrease Nature Sanctuary was founded in 1979 with the mission to provide a safe-haven for animals of all types. Gilcrease is home to over 500 exoctic birds and domestic animals whose owners can no longer care for them. Their on-site amphitheater often is host to many private and community events such as birthday parties, yoga classes, and storytimes.
N Durango Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89143, USA
On your right, we will pass Floyd Lamb Park. Floyd Lamb Park is 680 acres of lush vegetation and active wildlife. The park also has amazing views of the Sheep and Spring Mountain Ranges, perfect for a scenic picnic. Here you will find plenty of outdoor amenities like jogging trails, mountain bike trails, volleyball courts, and even some fishing ponds. Keep your eyes peeled for rambunctious wildlife that lives in the park including the beautiful peacocks that roam the park. Continue on N Durango Dr.
8425 Jakes Pl, Las Vegas, NV 89143, USA
On your left, you will see O’Rourke Elementary, home of the lions! Turn left on Log Cabin way and then take a right on Homestead road.
10700 Four Views St, Las Vegas, NV 89143, USA
Coming up is Tule Springs Fossil Beds National Park again, we will pass the trailhead to a local fossil preserve, perfect for any archaeological enthusiasts .
Moccasin Rd, Las Vegas, NV 89124, USA
Our last stop of the tour is a great place to get your swing on here at Las Vegas Paiute Golf Resort on your left. Created in 1970, Las Vegas Paiute Golf Resort is a 54 championship hole course that's mentioned in premier golf industry publications such as GolfAdvisor, Golfweek and PGA magazine. Make a day of your trip and enjoy the onsite bar and grill for a relaxing brunch and Pauite’s famous egg sandwiches. That concludes our tour of Northwest Las Vegas, if this feels like the place for you make sure to contact Maria at 702-802-1360 or send her an email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Thanks again for joining me on this tour!