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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Winter Operational Hours in Effect

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

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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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    Take a Hike!

    Hiking is one of the best ways to experience and appreciate Red Rock Canyon's unique geological, historical, and ecological resources. Take advantage of Southern Nevada's beautiful fall and winter weather by enjoying one of Red Rock Canyon's nineteen designated hiking trails. Be sure to bring water, snacks, sun protection, and a good pair of hiking…

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First Creek Favorite

First Creek is a great easy hike that has a lot to offer for the beginner, as well as, the experienced hiker. Come and enjoy the scenery,…

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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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    Introduction to Red Rock Canyon

    Join us for a 20-minute presentation introducing you to some of the secrets of Red Rock Canyon. We will uncover why the rocks are red, how the plants survive, and who lives here. All ages. No registration required. For more information, please call (702) 515-5367.

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