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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Guided Red Rock Canyon Hikes

Are you interested in exploring Red Rock Canyon with a Certified Interpretive Naturalist? Do you enjoy learning

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    Red Rock Canyon is HOT

    With the warm summer temperatures in Southern Nevada, visitors to Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area should keep the following heat-related safety tips in mind: Schedule outdoor activities carefully. Try to limit your outdoor activities to early morning and evening hours. Rest often and in shaded areas if possible.  Stay…

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    Artist-in-Residence Artwork Gallery

    Swing by the Visitor Center to check out the new works by the 2015 Artists-in-Residence, artist Susan Thiele, musician Micheal Futreal, and photographer Sean Russell. All are welcome to view the artwork and learn about the Artist-in-Residence program. Artwork will be on display throughout August &…

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Wildlife of Red Rock Canyon – Big Horn Sheep

Join a naturalist for an introduction to some of the special wildlife of the National Conservation Area. Each week will highlight…

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    Red Rock Canyon Venomous Animals & Reptiles

    View the types of venomous animals, as well as reptiles, found in the Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area. Understand the nature of the threats venomous animals pose in Red Rock Canyon and what to do if you encounter any one of these animals. Preserved specimens will be on display and discussion and questions are encouraged. All ages.…

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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. No registration necessary. All ages.

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