Nestled in the foothills and ridges on the western rim of the Las Vegas valley, adjacent to the internationally renowned Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, is a 22,500-acre master-planned community that offers open spaces, glistening views of the Las Vegas Strip and the most diverse collection of housing options in Southern Nevada.
Summerlin, a development of The Howard Hughes Corporation, is literally master-planned to perfection and will be for years to come. Since 1990 this community has grown to encompass more than 150 parks, more than two dozen public and private schools, 14 houses of worship, nine golf courses, three resort hotels, world-class recreational facilities, retail and entertainment centers, well-established office parks, a state-of-the-art medical center and more — all playfully connected by more than 150 miles of nationally-recognized, award-winning trails that span the community. A wealth of high desert activities, including hiking and rock climbing, encourage a healthy outdoor lifestyle. In Summerlin, the abundance of amenities combine to create the community’s hallmark quality of life.
Summerlin is located adjacent to Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, a 200,000-acre, federally-protected playground with international clout. The striking desert and mountain landscape boasts more than 2,000 climbing routes, earning Red Rock the distinction as one of the top five climbing destinations in the United States. Hikers of all levels have the choice of more than a dozen trails, including easy hikes to more adventurous outings with double digit mileage and 1,000 feet of elevation gain. Its 13-mile paved scenic loop is a hot spot for cyclists and runners, too. While adventure enthusiasts travel the globe to visit Red Rock, it’s literally in your backyard.
Summerlin is home to more than two-dozen schools, including 10 nationally-recognized private schools and 12 public schools. Half of Summerlin’s public schools were ranked 5-star for the 2012/2013 school year by the Clark County School District. Several colleges and specialized higher education facilities are also located in the community, ensuring learning opportunities for residents of all ages. The community’s many educational amenities have a well-established track record of academic accomplishments, athletic victories and cultural accolades.
Summerlin residents enjoy access to a world of lifestyle opportunities that are unequaled in Las Vegas. The community proudly boasts 150 neighborhood and community parks that are all uniquely activated with different amenities, such as swimming pools and tot lots to baseball fields and basketball courts. The parks and community centers provide a wide variety of social and recreational offerings including the long list of events — many of which are planned exclusively for residents. Nearly a dozen special events, seasonal celebrations, classes, camps, athletic programming and more are coordinated annually for those who call Summerlin home.