The Union Pacific Railroad Trail runs along active tracks, cutting through Henderson and connecting to residential neighborhoods and commercial shopping districts. Of the planned 12-mile trail, 4.5 miles are complete to date. The city of Henderson is currently working on trail extensions that will eventually complete a connection into Clark County, extending the trail an additional 6 miles for a total of 18 miles.
The trail is open from 5 a.m. to 11 p.m.
Parking and Trail Access
For information on trail access and parking, download the local maps at City of Henderson Parks & Rec:
DANGEROUS ROAD CROSSING: Horizon Drive
I rode the Union Pacific Trail in Henderson NV on a Bike E recumbent. I left the parking lot at Fiesta Henderson about 1:15 PM on a clear, cool day. After about 2 miles(no mile markers) of southerly pedaling I encountered a crossing of a four lane divided ...
Rode on 6 Oct 2012 in morning. Started at south end of trail then rode downhill to bottom. Nice rail-to-trail with good street crossings. Friendly people on trail. Trail goes all the way down to I-215 and then along side for a distance. Easy ride back ...
UPT is great alternative to the streets
The UPRT is open from Acacia Park to Paradise Hills Drive South of Nevada State College. There is still some work being done on the landscaping and occasionally there may be areas of the trail pavement that are being worked on that require you to dismount ...