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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Summer Scenic Drive Hours

April 1, 2015 thru September 30, 2015, the scenic drive will be open daily from 6:00am to 8:00pm. The visitor center is open daily…

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    Red Rock Canyon is Heating Up!

    With temperatures on the rise 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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    Current Fire Restrictions

    The Bureau of Land Management has implemented fire restrictions for Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area starting May 15, 2015 and effective until further notice. The following acts are prohibited to prevent fires:

    • Building, maintaining, attending or using a campfire or charcoal BBQ (using a portable stove that uses gas, jellied petroleum,…

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Burro 101

A tabletop presentation discussing the history of burros in Red Rock Canyon and the west with a bit of “burro 101.” Join us for…

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    Trailside Plants and Animals of Red Rock Canyon

    This constantly changing tabletop features wildflowers and plants, butterflies, dragonflies, pollinators, and more that visitors are likely to discover along Red Rock trails and roads with live specimens, close up views through microscopes, photos, and hands-on experiences.  All ages. No registration necessary.

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    Spring Mountain Youth Camp (SMYC) Trail Hike

    Hike with Tom on a relatively easy trail. This is a pleasant trail with relatively little elevation change that general runs at gentle grades. There are two short, steep sections but both are associated with nice viewpoints. It is common to see wildlife such as mule deer on this trail. Easy/moderate hike of 2.5 miles. Ages 7+. Limited space/registration…

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