The Heritage Greenway Park and Trails project in Laughlin was dedicated Friday.
Clark County Commissioner Steve Sisolak officially opened the park to visitors at the ceremony this afternoon.
The project was named one of the nation's most promising works.
It's designed to protect special places and reconnect Americans to the outdoors.
"The Colorado River Heritage Greenway Park and Trail project is an amazing amenity for the community of Laughlin," Sisolak said. "It will greatly enhance the area as a destination for eco-tourism and outdoor adventure, and it will help preserve unique vistas and landscape for future generations."
The project consists of a nine-mile stretch of trails for pedestrians and equestrian riders.
It also includes an expansion of the Laughlin Riverwalk, fully developed restrooms and trailheads, picnic sites, shade shelters, fishing piers and more.
It was built so that visitors of all abilities can enjoy the trails and accessible fishing areas.
The project was funded with $24 million from the Southern Nevada Public Lands Management Act, $2 million from Clark County and additional federal grants.
For more information about the Colorado River Heritage Greenway Park and Trails project, visit www.ClarkCountyNV.gov.
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