MacDonald Ranch & MacDonald Highlands

A private oasis of upscale living just outside Las Vegas.

Welcome to MacDonald Ranch & MacDonald Highlands

A private oasis of upscale living just outside Las Vegas


Nestled in the foothills of the towering McCullough Mountains, Macdonald Highlands, and MacDonald Ranch is home to a series of affluent, charming neighborhoods in Henderson, Nevada. Part of the Las Vegas Valley, Macdonald Ranch, and the MacDonald Highlands is bordered by Del Webb to the west, the Canyons to the southwest, McCullough Hills to the northeast and west, and Green Valley Ranch to the northwest. Highly sought after for its connections, landscape, and lifestyle, this area is home to unparalleled living.

Derived from founder and developer Rich MacDonald, the name MacDonald Highlands has come to be synonymous with this prestigious community. Founded with integrity and ideals suitable to such a population, MacDonald Highlands plans more thoughtfully than other cities, placing a premium on the natural landscape and neighborhood atmospheres.

Today, MacDonald Highlands and MacDonald Ranch promise to change the way you live. From the lush communities within MacDonald Ranch to the distinguished streets of MacDonald Highlands, the deluxe communities boast a myriad of custom homesites perfect for your own desires and dreams. Enchanted by stately homes from award-winning modern designers, ample luxury amenities, and a remarkable community, MacDonald Highlands is home to young professionals, families, and retirees alike.

Things to Love

  • The first environmentally friendly community in the Las Vegas Valley
  • Spacious, wide home lots perfect for green spaces and low-density neighborhoods
  • The first Las Vegas Valley community to implement Frank Lloyd Wright’s style

People & Lifestyle

The premier destination for luxury living in Henderson, MacDonald Highlands, and MacDonald Ranch is brimming with excellence on all fronts.

As every home site offers sparkling panoramic views of the Las Vegas strip and ruggedly gorgeous vistas of the surrounding mountains, the atmosphere of MacDonald Highlands is the Henderson epitome of palatial estates. MacDonald Highlands and MacDonald Ranch are excellent places to raise a family in, retire, or finally make the leap to a luxury lifestyle.

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping 

A neighborhood designed to meet every need of its residents, MacDonald Highlands and MacDonald Ranch are no stranger to exemplary eateries, stylish shopping options, and entertainment for the whole family.

Master-planned and centrally located, MacDonald Highlands and MacDonald Ranch are in a prime location from which to access retail opportunities. Take a short excursion to the scenic and chic The District at Green Valley Ranch, home to dozens of stores ranging from boutiques to international must-have brands, not to mention dining.

 Relish in the authenticity of Shabu-Shabu Paradise, a local haven of Japanese-style cuisine complete with expertly-cut beef. The top country club in Las Vegas, DragonRidge Country Club, boasts excellent company and ambiance and three different top-of-the-line restaurants, Dragon Grille, Montrose, and the members-only ONYX Bar. Or, plan for an evening in the heart of MacDonald Highlands by reserving a table at the desirable Ventano Italian Corner & Oyster Bar.

Things to Do

While the spacious, generously proportioned homesites of MacDonald Highlands offer privacy and exclusivity, exquisite activity and events still abound in the community.

Much of MacDonald Highlands’ activity revolves around the sterling DragonRidge Country Club. After successfully applying to live here, residents are given a social membership to the illustrious happenings within the club, from dining to top-tier member events, to fitness and top-rated golf courses.

Named after stunning hills that almost look like a sleeping dragon, DragonRidge Golf Course is built for champions. The impeccably elegant DragonRidge Ballroom exemplifies grace and class since it’s the ideal location for weddings, celebrations, and corporate conferences, and more. Emblematic of the style and incomparable standards running throughout MacDonald Highlands and MacDonald Ranch, DragonRidge Country Club is a beacon of lifestyle.


MacDonald Highlands and MacDonald Ranch are home to several excellent schools. Top educational opportunities include:

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