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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March Scenic Drive Hours

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

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    Vote Red Rock Canyon as “Best of Las Vegas 2015″

    We know you love our beautiful red cliffs, scenic views, and amazing visitor center, so tell the world! Cast your vote in the Las Vegas Review Journal's annual "Best of Las Vegas" poll. Red Rock Canyon Visitor Center is nominated in…

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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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Wildflowers I: Calico Basin Hike

Join us for this first wildflower hike of the season. This picturesque hike includes colorful rock formations, springs, birds, reptiles,…

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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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    Willow Spring Loop

    Hike with Tom on a relatively easy trail through diverse plant life including Ponderosa Pines. See pictographs, agave roasting pits, spring fed running water, and possibly even a waterfall in the desert! Combination rocky uneven terrain and boardwalk trail. Easy hike of 1.5 miles. Ages 7+. Limited space/registration required. For more information…

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