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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    Looking Up for Meteors & Stars at Red Rock Canyon

    Located only miles from Las Vegas, yet set among dark mountains and starry skies, Red Rock Canyon is an excellent place to view the night sky…

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    Red Rock Canyon A to Z

    J: Joshua trees Joshua trees (Yucca brevifolia) might be the most familiar and iconic plant species within the Mojave Desert. These plants…

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    Wildlife Wednesday

    The chuckwalla (Sauromalus ater), or ‘chuck,’ is one of the larger lizards in Southern Nevada. They can grow up to nine inches long and…

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    Flower Friday

    The vibrant and rich cardinal flower (Lobelia cardinalis) grows to up to three feet tall and features bright red lipped flowers during late…

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