Welcome back to adventure! The Springs Preserve is now open to the public!
In addition to the Divine Cafe, the Springs Preserve is reopening our Outdoor Natural Areas to the public, including access to our Botanical Garden, trails, train rides and outdoor animal exhibits. Members will continue to have exclusive access to the Nevada State Museum.
Please note, new safety measures have been established to keep our visitors and staff safe during this period of re-opening. These will include:
- Limited visitor capacity. All members must reserve a free, timed ticket in advance. The online reservation system will be available on SpringsPreserve.org soon.
- Indoor galleries are temporarily closed. Some additional areas, including the Gift Shop, Nature Exchange and playground, will also remain temporarily closed.
- Face coverings are required for entry.
- Social distance of 6 feet is required.
- Hand sanitizing stations are located throughout the property.
- High-touch surfaces, including restrooms, are being disinfected throughout the day.
The current hours are:
Springs Preserve (Outdoor Natural Areas)
Thursday-Monday, 8a.m to 4pm (members get in at 7am)
Thursday- Monday 11am-2pm
Nevada State Museum (open to Members only)
Saturday & Sunday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
You can learn more about the phased re-opening plan and health guidelines and protocols here.
The Springs Preserve is a 180-acre cultural institution designed to commemorate Las Vegas’ dynamic history and to provide a vision for a sustainable future. The Preserve features museums, galleries, outdoor concerts and events, colorful botanical gardens and an interpretive trail system that meanders through a scenic wetland habitat.
The Springs Preserve are now offering a new Nature and Learning tour series and Pop-up Science demonstrations throughout the day.
Nature and Learning Tours
Thursday-Monday, 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. (Included with timed-entry admission ticket)
The Springs Preserve is excited to announce a new Nature and Learning tour series, presented by expert staff. Topics include desert gardening and plants, sustainable architecture, and local history and archaeology. Due to social distancing requirements, each tour will be limited to 10 guests. Tour schedule subject to change. Please confirm daily availability, times and topics on-site. Remember to wear comfortable walking shoes; bring water, sunscreen, hats and sunglasses.
Pop-Up Science Demonstrations
Thursday-Monday, 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. (Included with timed-entry admission ticket.)
Learn more about the Springs Preserve and the world around us with free and fun activities with our educational experts! Experience story times, experiments, games, scavenger hunts and more daily. Please confirm daily availability, times and topics on-site.
*The Botanical Garden and Butterfly Habitat will close for most of 2020 for improvements, but the rest of the property will remain open.
Check out their FREE online class: The Basics of a Water Smart Landscape. Saturday, Oct. 10, 2020, 10 to 11:30 a.m. Whether you’re making a few water-efficient tweaks to your landscape or starting a full remodel or grass conversion, we can help. You’ll learn about landscape design, plants and the key components to have a successful landscape in the Las Vegas Valley climate. Registration is required and classes fill up quickly so don’t delay!
Be sure to check their calendar events page and their Facebook page often for new fun and exciting things to come at the Springs Preserve. At this time, there aren’t any large events scheduled as they re-open to the public. Tickets must be reserved online, in advance for a specific time slot. There will be no ticket sales on site. Tickets to the Springs Preserve are currently $2.50 for children and $5 for visitor Adults. Children 2 and under are always free.
If you frequent the Springs Preserve, membership would be a great savings. Memberships start at just $30 for an individual and $60 for a family. All members enjoy:
- Year-round Springs Preserve AND Nevada State Museum access
- Discounts on activities and in the Divine Cafe and Gift Shop
- Exclusive member previews and events
- American Horticulture Society Reciprocal Admissions Program(Opens another site in new window) discounts to 300+ gardens nationwide
(Photos courtesy www.springspreserve.org)
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