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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Guided Red Rock Canyon Hikes

Are you interested in exploring Red Rock Canyon with a Certified Interpretive Naturalist? Do you enjoy learning

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    Red Rock Canyon is HOT

    With the warm summer temperatures 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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    Artist-in-Residence Artwork Gallery

    Swing by the Visitor Center to check out the new works by the 2015 Artists-in-Residence, artist Susan Thiele, musician Micheal Futreal, and photographer Sean Russell. All are welcome to view the artwork and learn about the Artist-in-Residence program. Artwork will be on display throughout August &…

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Introduction to Red Rock Canyon

Join us for a 20 minute presentation introducing you to some of the secrets of Red Rock Canyon including why the rocks are red, how…

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    Calico Basin Hike: Fall Wildflowers

    Join us for this picturesque hike that includes colorful rock formations, springs, birds, reptiles, fall wildflowers, and a good opportunity to hike and absorb the view. Easy-moderate hike of 3 miles. Ages 10+. Limited space/Registration necessary.

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    Willow Springs Loop Hike

    Hike with Tom on a relatively easy trail through diverse plant life including ponderosa pines. See pictographs, agave roasting pits, spring fed running water, and possibly even a waterfall in the desert. Combination rocky uneven terrain and boardwalk trail. Ages 7+. Easy hike of 1.5 miles. Limited space/registration necessary.

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