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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New Fall Programs!

As we gradually cool off from another hot summer, the Red Rock Canyon Interpretive Association and the Bureau of Land Management have…

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    Guided Sunset Hikes at Red Rock Canyon

    Take an evening stroll with a naturalist on some of Red Rock Canyon’s most beautiful trails. We will look for nocturnal and crepuscular wildlife along the way and discuss animal & plant adaptations for living in the dark. Together we’ll enjoy the sunset, stars, and moon away…

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    Artist-in-Residence Artwork Gallery

    Swing by the Visitor Center to check out the new works by the 2015 Artists-in-Residence, artist Susan Thiele, musician Micheal Futreal, and photographer Sean Russell. All are welcome to view the artwork and learn about the Artist-in-Residence program. Artwork will be on display throughout August &…

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Red Rock Canyon Venomous Animals & Reptiles

View the types of venomous animals, as well as reptiles, found in the Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area. Understand…

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    Nevada’s State Reptile

    Come and meet our desert tortoises. With any luck they will be out and about to say “Hi.” Learn more about our illustrious state reptile with their slow gate, hard shell, and elephantine legs. No registration necessary. All ages.

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    Autumn at Red Rock Canyon

    Stop by the Red Rock Canyon Visitor Center to learn about the fall here in the Canyon. How do plants and animals adapt to the shorter day and the cooler temperatures? What seasonal changes can you see here? Come find out! All ages. No registration required.

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