Whitney Mesa Rec area opens
March 13, 2013Whitney Mesa Recreation Area officially opens Mar. 16 with a 1 p.m. grand opening ceremony.
The 20-acre site features lighted tennis courts, barbecues, picnic shelters, lighted basketball court, open grass area, playground, restrooms, day camp with an archery range and amphitheater, trails, and a walking course. A BMX area remains under construction and will open in summer 2013.
Funding of $14.1 million for the site was received through a grant from the Bureau of Land Management as authorized by the Southern Nevada Public Land Management Act (SNPLMA).
The recreation area is located at 1661 Galleria Dr., behind Whitney Ranch Recreation Center/Aquatic Complex.