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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Fall Operational Hours in Effect

Starting October 1, 2014, the scenic drive is open daily from 6:00 am to 7:00 pm. The visitor center is open daily from 8:00 am to…

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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 September's cooler temperatures and enjoy one of the area's nineteen designated hiking trails. Be sure to bring water, snacks, sun protection, and a good pair of hiking shoes.

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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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Nevada’s State Symbols

Come and explore some of the unique things that has made Nevada special over the last 150 years. We will have many specimens to tantalize…

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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. All ages. No registration required. For more information, please call (702) 515-5367.

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    Reptile Walk

    We will explore the Red Spring area, observing and stopping to talk about the different reptiles we find along this 1 mile walk. Easy difficulty. 1 mile. Ages 15+. Limited space/registration required. For more information or to register, please call (702) 515-5367.

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