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, and other governmental agencies, 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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Open Later!

Starting April 1st, no joke, and running through September, the Scenic Loop is now open till 8:00 pm. This means you can squeeze in…

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    Naturalist Notes

    In honor of Nevada's sesquicentennial (150th birthday), the interpretive staff will be releasing a podcast each month on a different state symbol. MARCH - DESERT TORTOISE [audio mp3=""] FEBRUARY - SANDSTONE [audio mp3=""]…

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    “A Closer Look”: Collaborative Puzzle Print

    A reminder to everyone that Maria Arango Diener, artist-in-residence at Red Rock Canyon, will be leading two workshops, on April 13 and 19, which will guide participants from concept through the creation of a carved wood-block print. This is an unprecedented opportunity to work alongside an internationally-recognized artist to learn a unique skill…

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Starry, Starry Night: Red Rock Canyon’s Night Skies

Come experience the night sky over Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area. We will take a tour of the celestial neighborhood as…

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    They Got the Land but We Got the View – Sunset Hike

    The hour before the sun sets is one of the most dramatic times of the day here at Red Rock Canyon, but the best views of the scenic loop drive area are from OUTSIDE the scenic loop drive. See the last rays of the sun ignite the Calico Hills from across the valley with Interpretive Naturalist David on this hike up onto Fossil Ridge. Moderate difficulty,…

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    The Many Faces of Pine Creek

    Come and discover the many faces, beauty and wonders of Pine Creek. From the dry and desolate to the wet and wild. We will talk about the out of place Ponderosa Pine trees, local plants, animals, and geology. Come and PLAY with us. Easy-moderate difficulty, 3 miles. All ages. Limited space/reservations required. For more information or to register,…

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