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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Summertime Hours & Programs

Summer has arrived at Red Rock Canyon!   The Scenic Drive is open daily from 6:00 am to 8:00 pm.…

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    Children’s Program: The Canyon Club

    Looking for something educational and fun for your kids to do this summer? We just might have the answer! Red Rock Canyon Interpretive Association…

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    Flower Friday

    One of the more common summertime flowers in Red Rock Canyon is also one of the thorniest flowers: thistle! Red Rock Canyon is home to two…

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    Wildlife Wednesday

    Red Rock Canyon is home to 17 species of bats.  All are insect-eaters.  These are the only mammal capable of true, although somewhat jittery,…

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    Red Rock Canyon is Hot & Dry!

    With the warm summer temperatures in Southern Nevada, visitors to Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area should keep the following safety…

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Summertime Heat & Safety

Stop by the Red Rock Canyon Visitor Center to learn about how you can stay safe while visiting Red Rock Canyon National Conservation…

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    Sunset Hike – Oak Creek Trail – HIKE 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…

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    Reptile Nation

    With over 40 species, Red Rock Canyon is a nation of reptiles. Come to the Visitor Center to find out what makes each one part of the team. No registration necessary. All ages.

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  • Children's Events
    The Canyon Club

    Join naturalists for a nine-part series that celebrates Red Rock Canyon and invites families to learn together. Programs will include hands-on exploration with games, crafts, and/or snacks. This week’s topic: geology & fossils. Ages 6-8. Limited…

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