Locals and visitors alike are welcome to enjoy one of our 19 marked trails in our extensive trail system. If you are interested in a RRCIA guided hike, please refer to the events page for more information.
Many experienced and amateur geologists alike who visit Red Rock are amazed by the rock formations, natural beauty, and the vivid colors of the rocks. The forces of nature that have formed such a visual display have taken years to create the masterpiece that is now known as Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.
Come see our visitor center at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area in Las Vegas, Nevada. Our visitor center which offers information and interpretation about recreation opportunities, wildlife, vegetation, geology, cultural resources and much more.
Mojave Max (Gopherus agassizzii) is a desert tortoise that lives at Red Rock Canyon NCA. Max is a desert “spokestortoise” for all the wild tortoises that live in the Mojave Desert and serves as a major symbol of the desert.
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. Support our Mission!
Stop by the Red Rock Canyon Visitor Center to discover the variety of hummingbirds that are buzzing around Red Rock Canyon. Learn about the traits that allow them to be effective pollinators. No registration necessary. All ages.
Join a Red Rock Canyon Naturalist on a hike along First Creek trail. This trail works its way across the desert floor and takes us to a small seasonal waterfall and grotto. We will review outdoor ethics along the trail and talk about how to safely enjoy…
Hike into the wilderness through gorgeous scenery, fascinating geology and learn about the interesting history of La Madre Springs. Moderate to Strenuous, 3.5 mile hike. Ages 7+. Registration Required/Space Limited.
The scenic loop is open every day of the year with times changing slightly according to the season:
Nov - Feb - 6:00 AM to 5:00 PM
March - 6:00 AM to 7:00 PM
Apr - Sep - 6:00 AM to 8:00 PM
Oct - 6:00 AM to 7:00 PM
Please call (702) 515-5367 for exact times.
The Visitor Center is open every day from 8:00 AM - 4:30 pm.
Who We Are
The Red Rock Canyon Interpretive Association (RRCIA) is a 501(c)3 non-profit educational organization that operates under a Cooperating Agreement with the BLM.
What’s At Red Rock?
Red Rock Canyon features a one-way 13-mile scenic drive, a Visitor Center offering information and interpretation about recreation opportunities, hiking and trails, wildlife, vegetation, geology, cultural resources and much more. The facility also offers a book and gift store.