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Henderson to hold bike event for Harry Reid UPRR Trail opening on Saturday

 The Harry Reid UPRR Trail expansion at Acacia Park
City of Henderson

The Harry Reid UPRR Trail expansion at Acacia Park.

The City of Henderson will host a ribbon cutting ceremony and bike parade to open The Harry Reid UPRR Trail expansion at Acacia Park on Saturday.

Henderson Mayor Debra March, Josh Reid, and other dignitaries will provide remarks during the event on March 19. After, bike decorating stations will be available for those participating in the parade, according to a media release from the city. 

The 4.5-mile expanded trail provides the community access to Henderson’s 220-mile trail system that connects residents to parks and recreation facilities in addition to Lake Mead National Park and other Clark County trails.

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Expansion of trail began in April 2020 and is the final component of the 12 mile long trail. 

The expansion stretches from Acacia Park to St. Rose Parkway with additional pedestrian access at Wigwam Parkway, Stephanie Street, Arroyo Grande Boulevard, Valle Verde Drive and Green Valley Parkway.

Kristen DeSilva (she/her) is the audience engagement specialist for Nevada Public Radio. She curates and creates content for, our weekly newsletter and social media for Nevada Public Radio and Desert Companion.