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, and other governmental agencies, 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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“A Closer Look”: Collaborative Puzzle Print

A reminder to everyone that Maria Arango Diener, artist-in-residence at Red Rock Canyon, will be leading two workshops, on April 13…

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    Open Later!

    Starting April 1st, no joke, and running through September, the Scenic Loop is now open till 8:00 pm. This means you can squeeze in just a little bit more rock climbing, or do that longer hike you have been wanting to, or see the sunset paint a beautiful red glow with Red Rock Canyon as its canvas. As always, be safe.

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    Naturalist Notes

    In honor of Nevada's sesquicentennial (150th birthday), the interpretive staff will be releasing a podcast each month on a different state symbol.  January is the bighorn sheep and is ready for your enjoyment.  We will have it hosted on multiple sites for ease and download.  If you would like the most up to date information for when our next one…

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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…

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    “A Closer Look” Red Rock Canyon Collaborative Puzzle Print

    Join local artist Maria Arango Diener at the Red Rock Canyon NCA Visitor Center to learn the art of wood-block printing, and contribute your carved piece to a community artwork! Ages 15+. Limited space/reservations required. For more information or to register, please call (702) 515-5367.

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    Wildflowers V: Calico Basin Hike

    This picturesque hike includes colorful formations, springs, birds, reptiles, many plants, and a good opportunity to hike and absorb the view. Easy to moderate difficulty, 3 miles. Ages 10+. Limited space/reservations required. For more information or to register, please call (702) 515-5367.

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