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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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…

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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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    “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 and 19, which will guide participants from concept through the creation of a carved wood-block print. This is an unprecedented opportunity to work alongside an internationally-recognized artist to learn a unique skill…

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Hills West Trail Geology and Nature Hike

Join geologist Nick S on a 2.5 hike from the Visitor Center where we will see and discuss the geological features and plants and animals…

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    Art Naturally

    Come try painting at Red Rock Canyon and you’re sure to find a hidden talent! All you need to do is bring yourself and a love of nature as we create a masterpiece worth showing off. This is a “no pressure” all fun art class. Ages 15+. Limited space/registration required. For more information or to register, please call (702) 515-5367.

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    RRC Animals

    View some of the arachnids, reptiles, birds, and mammals found in the RRC National Conservation Area. Venomous animals will also be available. Living and preserved specimens will be on display and discussion and questions are encouraged. All ages. No registration required. For more information, please call (702) 515-5367.

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