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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Winter Operational Hours in Effect

From November 1, 2014, through February 28, 2015, the scenic drive is open daily from 6:00 am to 5:00 pm. The visitor center is open…

Red Rock Canyon Conservation Area
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    Announcing our 2015 Artist in Residence Program

      We all know Red Rock Canyon is gorgeous, and now we are looking for artists who would like to help visitors develop an even deeper appreciation of this awe-inspiring landscape. Applications are being accepted now through January 31, 2015 for 2 to 3 week artist residencies in Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area. Residencies will take…

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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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Burro Hike in Wheeler Camp

Meet a local four-legged celebrity before we go looking for his kin. We will hike around the hills of Red Rock looking for signs of…

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    Winter Plants and Wildlife Along the Trails at Red Rock Canyon

    Red Rock Canyon Senior Scientist, Bruce Lund, will present tabletop exhibits featuring winter plants and animals (occasionally some live insects) found around the Visitor Center and along Red Rock Canyon trails and roadways. In addition to large color pictures of the plants and animals, many will also be shown close-up using magnifying lamps and microscopes,…

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    Art Naturally

    Come try painting at Red Rock Canyon and you’re sure to find a hidden talent! All you need is yourself and a love of nature as we create a masterpiece worth showing off. This is a fun, “no pressure” art class. Ages 15+. Limited space/registration required. For more information or to register, please call (702) 515-5367.

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