Wildlife Wednesday: Mojave Green Rattlesnake

Although commonly talked about and feared, the odds of visitors seeing a rattlesnake at Red Rock Canyon are fairly low. […] Read More

Jackson the Red Rock Canyon Burro

Meet Jackson, Our Jovial (And Witty) Adopted Burro Jackson is a formerly-wild burro who was adopted from the Red Rock […] Read More

Flower Friday: Golden Aster

One of the late summer/fall blooms that you can see out a Red Rock Canyon includes golden aster (Heterotheca villosa). […] Read More

Visitor Information

The Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area [RRCNCA] is located just a few miles west of Las Vegas and encompasses 195,819 acres within the Mojave Desert. Red Rock is an area of worldwide geologic interest and beauty.

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Tortoise Habitat

Meet Nevada’s state reptile Red Rock Canyon is home to a wide variety of reptiles, but only one can claim […] Read More

Fall Hours, Programs, & Safety

September 21, 2017

HOURS The Scenic Drive hours change throughout the fall months: September: The Scenic Drive is open daily from 6AM until […] Read More

National Public Lands Day 2017

August 21, 2017

***Registration is closed for this event. Please visit Volunteer.Gov to see more volunteer opportunities*** Come assist the Bureau of Land […] Read More

Red Rock Canyon Scenic Drive is Under Construction

August 13, 2017

Crews have begin construction on Phase 2 of improvements to the 13-mile Scenic Drive in Red Rock Canyon National Conservation […] Read More

Red Spring board walk is partially closed

Red Spring Board Walk Partially Closed

August 4, 2017

Currently the Red Spring board walk is partially closed. This is due to the deteriorating condition of the wooden planks. […] Read More

Our Mission

Southern Nevada Conservancy creates opportunities to discover, understand, and enjoy your public lands.

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What's At Red Rock Canyon?

Red Rock Canyon features a one-way 13-mile scenic drive, hiking and trails, plants and wildlife, geology, camping, cultural resources and much more. Our Visitor Center offers information and interpretation about recreation opportunities. The facility also features indoor and outdoor exhibits and a book and gift store.

Hikes & Trails

There are 26 numbered hikes and trails on our website that correspond to the numbers on this downloadable map. Please reference the map and then match the numbers with the trails on this website to learn more about each hike. Which trails would you like to visit in the future?

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