June 8th, 2010 – The River Mountains Trail Partnership present the City of Boulder City with their National Recreation Trails Designation during June 8th, 2010 council meeting. The presentation was made by Chairman John Holman and other partnership members.
During the presentation Holman highlighted the significance of the 6.5-miles of trail Boulder City had built. He pointed out that in combination with Bootleg Canyon’s 50+ miles of Mountain bike trails the two systems together make Boulder City a cyclist paradise or a destination.
For local residents the River Mountains loop trail is a place to:
- Walk the dog ….. Go jogging
- Ride the bike with family and friends
- Go for a hike …. Take photos of wildflowers and wildlife
- Train for races & marathons like Pumplinman & Silverman
- A place to explore local history
This 6.5 miles of trail provides Connectivity and Linkage to: Henderson and the rest of the Las Vegas Valley via trail; Lake Mead and Hoover Dam…both designations of their own; Downtown Boulder City’s entertain and restaurant district.
Alternative transportation route: To work and play Boulder City vs. Henderson; Safety to Cyclist getting them off of US Hwy 93/95
View-shed – Yes views of: Lake Mead, River Mountains, Red Mountain, Eldorado Valley, Nevada Solar One
During the presentation discussion council recognized Gary Zupanic for his many years of support and dedication to the development of the RMLT. Below in the photo gallery are photos from the presentation. Also below is a link to the Boulder City TV link for video of the actual presentation. Once the link is opened click on item #5 under the video screen to open just our presentation segment. Happy trails to all….
Boulder City TV link: http://bcnv.granicus.com/MediaPlayer.php?view_id=2&clip_id=226