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!
Join a Red Rock Canyon Naturalist at daybreak for a sunrise hike along the campground trails. Morning provides a pleasant temperature before the heat of the day sets in. Wildlife also tend to be more active in the early morning when it is still cool,…
Stop by the Red Rock Canyon Visitor Center to learn about the cultural history and significance of petroglyphs within the area. Find out where you can spot them at Red Rock Canyon. What do these etchings mean and how were they made? Swing by the Visitor…
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.