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Away from the glitz and glamor of the Strip, the natural beauty of Las Vegas’ desert landscape and nearly perfect weather—with an estimated 294 sunny days each year—make it an ideal destination for those with a passion for the great outdoors. And nowhere in Las Vegas is outdoor living more celebrated than at Skye Canyon, the next generation master-planned community located in the Northwest Valley, dedicated to vitality, relaxation, adventure, balance, and beauty.

At Skye Canyon, state-of-the-art amenities share the landscape with neighborhood parks, dedicated trails, bike paths and acres of wide open space. Here are 7 reasons why outdoor enthusiasts want to call Skye Canyon home.

    1. Base Camp for the Great Outdoors
      The 15-acre Skye Canyon Park at the heart of Skye Canyon is where your active outdoor lifestyle kicks into action. Before exploring the community’s extensive walking and biking trails, stop in to Skye Center—the rustic, resort-style lodge where you can chat with experts about the local terrain, rent sports and outdoor equipment and even sign up for community programs and group excursions, such as hiking, skiing and camping.


    1. The Outdoors Are Calling
      The air feels fresher when you start each day breathing in uncompromised views of the majestic Spring Mountains, set against the colorful contrast of Las Vegas’ rich desert landscape. Start your day with an inspiring hike on a trail just steps from your back door, or take a short drive to nearby Lee Canyon or Mt. Charleston for a day of rugged fun. At Skye Canyon, you’re at the epicenter of vibrant living—so choose your own adventure.


    1. Fit Lives Here
      You can cancel your costly gym membership when you move to Skye Canyon. Residents here enjoy access to nearly 10,000 square feet of top-of-line exercise equipment, weights, a junior-sized Olympic-sized pool, yoga room, fitness classes and a juice bar at the indoor/outdoor Skye Fitness Center. It’s all exclusively for Skye Canyon residents and included in the HOA—with resort-like service, a qualified staff of personal trainers and fitness experts…and breathtaking mountain views from the treadmill.


    1. Adventure Lives Next Door
      At Skye Canyon, you’re just a quick drive from some of the top outdoor recreation sites in Southern Nevada: Red Rock Canyon, Mt. Charleston and Lee Canyon, where amazing experiences can be found year-round, from archery, hiking, and horseback riding to snowboarding, skiing and tubing.Even better, as a Skye Canyon resident, you’ll receive a Skye Pass that lets you enjoy preferred privileges and discounts with premier partner destinations including Lee Canyon, which offers a variety of seasonal outdoor adventure activities, and the gorgeous Paiute Golf Resort, an international golf destination with a trio of magnificent, championship courses designed by World Golf Hall of Fame architect Pete Dye.


    1. Parks, Parks & More Parks
      Wherever you are in Skye Canyon, you’re never more than a few steps from a playground, park or wide-open green space where kids can run free, play sports and delight in nature.In addition to the 15-acre Skye Canyon Park and adjacent Eagle Canyon Park, neighborhood parks throughout the community offer splash pads, tot lots, playgrounds, basketball courts, pickle ball and tennis courts, sports fields, dog parks—and plenty of shaded spots for picnics with family and friends. Closer to home, each neighborhood features a smaller-scale “pocket park” with a play structure and shaded seating.


    1. Indoor/Outdoor Living
      Skye Canyon’s commitment to indoor/outdoor living carries through to its inspired collection of homes, which blur the lines between inside and out and take full advantage of the community’s gorgeous surroundings. Floor-to-ceiling windows and contemporary sliding glass doors enhance the airiness of open floor plans in homes designed to meet a variety of lifestyle needs—entry-level, move-up and luxury.


  1. Connectivity
    Skye Canyon is an all ages community, with homes and amenities designed for families, couples, individuals and active adults. Here, generations live side-by-side, yet share the same passion for outdoor activity, wellness, and the desire to live in a diverse and connected community.While Skye Center fosters an informal environment for meet-ups, the community also organizes a variety of FIT LIVES HERE events throughout the year to promote health and wellness for all ages, from group yoga classes to stargazing events to Skye Canyon’s Annual Trail & Road Run.An ongoing calendar of community events, recreational activities and social gatherings means there’s always an opportunity to get out, have fun and connect with like-minded fitness and outdoor enthusiasts.

For those who love the great outdoors, living at Skye Canyon means living in their element. If you’re looking to live a more engaged lifestyle—one that redefines and elevates indoor/outdoor living—sign up here to receive updates about the community. You’ll see why living the Skye Life is right for you.