The RRCIA Mission

The mission of the Red Rock Canyon Interpretive Association is to enhance the recreational, educational and interpretive programs of the Bureau of Land Management by providing materials and services to the public which promote an understanding, and appreciation of, the natural history, cultural history and sciences of Southern Nevada and specifically, Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.
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Guided Sunset Hikes at Red Rock Canyon

Beat the heat and take an evening stroll with a naturalist on some of Red Rock Canyon’s most beautiful trails.…

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    Summer Children’s Programs!

    School may be out for the summer, but that doesn't stop us from continually learning at Red Rock Canyon! In June, July, and August, the Red Rock Canyon Interpretative Association is hosting seven Desert Discovery Children's Programs. Each program topic will be about a plant or animal and will include…

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  • Weather
    Red Rock Canyon is HOT

    With the warm summer temperatures in Southern Nevada, visitors to Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area should keep the following heat-related safety tips in mind: Schedule outdoor activities carefully. Try to limit your outdoor activities to early morning and evening hours. Rest often and in shaded areas if possible.  Stay…

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Red Rock Canyon Venomous Animals & Reptiles

View the types of venomous animals, as well as reptiles, found in the Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area. Understand…

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    Sunset Hike – First Creek Trail – REGISTRATION FULL

    *PROGRAM FULL - Wait List Only* Beat the heat and take an evening stroll with a naturalist on some of Red Rock Canyon's most beautiful trails. We will look for nocturnal and crepuscular wildlife along the way and discuss animal & plant adaptations for living in the dark. Together we'll enjoy the sunset, stars, and moon away from…

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    Nevada’s State Reptile

    Come and meet our desert tortoises. With any luck they will be out and about to say “Hi.” Learn more about our illustrious state reptile with their slow gate, hard shell, and elephantine legs. No registration necessary. All ages.

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