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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Scenic Drive Operating Hours Changing Soon!

Starting October 1, 2014, the scenic drive will be closing one hour earlier. During the month of October the scenic drive is open…

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    Take a Hike!

    Hiking is one of the best ways to experience and appreciate Red Rock Canyon's unique geological, historical, and ecological resources. Take advantage of September's cooler temperatures and enjoy one of the area's nineteen designated hiking trails. Be sure to bring water, snacks, sun protection, and a good pair of hiking shoes.

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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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RRC Animals

View some of the arachnids, reptiles, birds, and mammals found in the RRC National Conservation Area. Venomous animals will be emphasized…

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    Nevada’s State Symbols

    Come and explore some of the unique things that has made Nevada special over the last 150 years. We will have many specimens to tantalize the senses of sight, smell, sound and touch. All ages. No registration required. For more information, please call (702) 515-5367.

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    Calico Basin Hike

    Join a Red Rock Canyon Naturalist on a hike along Calico Basin trail. This wonderful hike features great views and amazing geology. We will review outdoor ethics along the trail and talk about how to safely enjoy and conserve the desert. We’ll also learn about some of the hardy plants and wildlife that live in Red Rock Canyon. Moderate difficulty.…

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