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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Winter Operational Hours in Effect

From November 1, 2014, through February 28, 2015, the scenic drive is open daily from 6:00 am to 5:00 pm. The visitor center is open…

Red Rock Canyon Conservation Area
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    Announcing our 2015 Artist in Residence Program

      We all know Red Rock Canyon is gorgeous, and now we are looking for artists who would like to help visitors develop an even deeper appreciation of this awe-inspiring landscape. Applications are being accepted now through January 31, 2015 for 2 to 3 week artist residencies in Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area. Residencies will take…

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    Did you know?

    Nearly 200 different species of birds can be found at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area. These birds range from tiny hummingbirds to large majestic birds of prey. Birds can be seen throughout Red Rock Canyon, but areas where there is water usually provide a greater variety of sightings. With year-round sources of water, Red Spring, White Rock…

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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…

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    RRC Animals

    View some of the arachnids, reptiles, birds, and mammals found in the RRC National Conservation Area. Venomous animals will be emphasized while their activity is in season. Living and preserved specimens will be on display and discussion and questions are encouraged. All ages. No registration required. For more information, please call (702) 515-5367.

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    Nevada 150: The Big Sagebrush

    Stop by the Red Rock Canyon Visitor Center to celebrate Nevada's 150th birthday in a special way: by learning about the state flower! Why is this plant important for wildlife and other plants in our Battle Born state? How do we humans use it? Come find out! All ages. No registration required. For more information, please cal (702) 515-5367.

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