Events

Events Listed

All events are guided by our interpretive staff. All Certified Interpretive Guides (CIG) are accredited through the National Association for Interpretation (NAI), in order to provide you with the most enjoyable, educational experience. They are also CPR and First Aid certified. For more information or to register for a program, please call (702) 515-5367.

03 Aug

Tailgate Talks

Meet a naturalist at one of these popular Scenic Drive stops: Calico 1, Willow Springs or Pine Creek. Learn about wildlife and geology and get your questions… Read More »

Monday, Aug 03, 2015

04 Aug

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… Read More »

Tuesday, Aug 04, 2015

05 Aug

Sunset Hike – First Creek Trail – REGISTRATION FULL

*PROGRAM FULL - Wait List Only* Beat the heat and take an evening stroll with a naturalist on some of Red Rock Canyon's most beautiful… Read More »

Wednesday, Aug 05, 2015

06 Aug

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… Read More »

Thursday, Aug 06, 2015

06 Aug

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… Read More »

Thursday, Aug 06, 2015

06 Aug

Desert Discovery Children’s Program

In the seventh of this summer book and art series focusing on the special plants and animals of Red Rock Canyon, we will read Read More »

Thursday, Aug 06, 2015

07 Aug

Red Rock Canyon Disturbances

Stop by the Red Rock Canyon Visitor Center to learn about how the area has changed throughout time. See how natural elements like fire, wind,… Read More »

Friday, Aug 07, 2015

08 Aug

Burro 101

A tabletop presentation discussing the history of burros in Red Rock Canyon and the west with a bit of “burro 101.” Join us for some equine discovery.… Read More »

Saturday, Aug 08, 2015

08 Aug

Artist-in-Residence Opening Reception

Come check out the new works by the 2015 Artists-in-Residence, artist Susan Thiele, musician Micheal Futreal, and photographer Sean Russell, at the Red… Read More »

Saturday, Aug 08, 2015

08 Aug

Astronomy in the Park

The Las Vegas Astronomical Society will give a multi-media presentation at the Red Rock Canyon Visitor Center along with a viewing of the night sky immediately… Read More »

Saturday, Aug 08, 2015

09 Aug

Second Sundays: Artists and Authors

Award winning photographer Jeff Weinstein will take you on a four season photographic journey through Red Rock Canyon. Meet Jeff in the visitor… Read More »

Sunday, Aug 09, 2015

11 Aug

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… Read More »

Tuesday, Aug 11, 2015

12 Aug

Sunset Hike – Twilight Zone Trails

Beat the heat and take an evening stroll with a naturalist on some of Red Rock Canyon’s most beautiful trails. We will look for nocturnal and crespuscular… Read More »

Wednesday, Aug 12, 2015

13 Aug

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… Read More »

Thursday, Aug 13, 2015

13 Aug

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… Read More »

Thursday, Aug 13, 2015

14 Aug

Red Rock Canyon Disturbances

Stop by the Red Rock Canyon Visitor Center to learn about how the area has changed throughout time. See how natural elements like fire, wind,… Read More »

Friday, Aug 14, 2015

15 Aug

Introduction to Red Rock Canyon

Join us for a 20 minute presentation introducing you to some of the secrets of Red Rock Canyon including why the rocks are red, how desert plants survive,… Read More »

Saturday, Aug 15, 2015

16 Aug

Second Sundays: Artists and Authors

Legends and myths of Kokopelli live on through rock art and stories left behind by peoples whose lives were lived but not documented. Meet Donald… Read More »

Sunday, Aug 16, 2015

17 Aug

Tailgate Talks

Meet a naturalist at one of these popular Scenic Drive stops: Calico 1, Willow Springs or Pine Creek. Learn about wildlife and geology and get your questions… Read More »

Monday, Aug 17, 2015

18 Aug

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… Read More »

Tuesday, Aug 18, 2015

19 Aug

Sunset Hike – Badger Pass Trail

Beat the heat and take an evening stroll with a naturalist on some of Red Rock Canyon's most beautiful trails. We will look for nocturnal and crepuscular… Read More »

Wednesday, Aug 19, 2015

20 Aug

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… Read More »

Thursday, Aug 20, 2015

20 Aug

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… Read More »

Thursday, Aug 20, 2015

21 Aug

Red Rock Canyon Disturbances

Stop by the Red Rock Canyon Visitor Center to learn about how the area has changed throughout time. See how natural elements like fire, wind,… Read More »

Friday, Aug 21, 2015

22 Aug

Burro 101

A tabletop presentation discussing the history of burros in Red Rock Canyon and the west with a bit of “burro 101.” Join us for some equine discovery.… Read More »

Saturday, Aug 22, 2015

23 Aug

Pine Creek Canyon Hike

A hike into a botanically diverse area that has its own micro climate. This is considered to be one of the most beautiful canyons in Red Rock. We will… Read More »

Sunday, Aug 23, 2015

24 Aug

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… Read More »

Monday, Aug 24, 2015

26 Aug

Sunset Hike – Lower Gateway Canyon

Beat the heat and take an evening stroll with a naturalist on some of Red Rock Canyon's most beautiful trails. We will look for nocturnal and crepuscular… Read More »

Wednesday, Aug 26, 2015

26 Aug

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… Read More »

Wednesday, Aug 26, 2015

27 Aug

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… Read More »

Thursday, Aug 27, 2015

28 Aug

Red Rock Canyon Disturbances

Stop by the Red Rock Canyon Visitor Center to learn about how the area has changed throughout time. See how natural elements like fire, wind,… Read More »

Friday, Aug 28, 2015

29 Aug

Introduction to Red Rock Canyon

Join us for a 20 minute presentation introducing you to some of the secrets of Red Rock Canyon including why the rocks are red, how desert plants survive,… Read More »

Saturday, Aug 29, 2015

30 Aug

Calico Basin Hike: Fall Wildflowers

Join us for this picturesque hike that includes colorful rock formations, springs, birds, reptiles, fall wildflowers, and a good opportunity to… Read More »

Sunday, Aug 30, 2015

30 Aug

Willow Springs Loop Hike

Hike with Tom on a relatively easy trail through diverse plant life including ponderosa pines. See pictographs, agave roasting pits, spring fed running… Read More »

Sunday, Aug 30, 2015

31 Aug

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… Read More »

Monday, Aug 31, 2015

01 Sep

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 a different animal;… Read More »

Tuesday, Sep 01, 2015

02 Sep

Pine Creek Canyon Hike

Join a Red Rock Canyon Naturalist on a hike along Pine Creek Canyon trail. Come learn about the historic significance of this trail. We will review… Read More »

Wednesday, Sep 02, 2015

02 Sep

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… Read More »

Wednesday, Sep 02, 2015

03 Sep

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… Read More »

Thursday, Sep 03, 2015

04 Sep

Autumn at Red Rock Canyon

Stop by the Red Rock Canyon Visitor Center to learn about the fall here in the Canyon. How do plants and animals adapt to the shorter day and… Read More »

Friday, Sep 04, 2015

05 Sep

Springs Hike & Raptors

This hike will focus on the springs, raptors, wildflowers, and animals occurring at some of Red Rock Canyon’s springs. Likely springs are Whispering… Read More »

Saturday, Sep 05, 2015

05 Sep

Burro 101

A tabletop presentation discussing the history of burros in Red Rock Canyon and the west with a bit of “burro 101.” Join us for some equine discovery.… Read More »

Saturday, Sep 05, 2015

06 Sep

SMYC Trail Hike

Hike with Tom on a relatively easy trail. This is a pleasant trail with relatively little elevation change that generally runs at gentle grades. There… Read More »

Sunday, Sep 06, 2015

07 Sep

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… Read More »

Monday, Sep 07, 2015

08 Sep

Wildlife of Red Rock Canyon – Kit Fox

Join a naturalist for an introduction to some of the special wildlife of the National Conservation Area. Each week will highlight a different animal;… Read More »

Tuesday, Sep 08, 2015

09 Sep

La Madre Spring Hike

Join a Red Rock Canyon Naturalist on a hike along La Madre Spring trail. This hike features springs that may draw wildlife while we’re out on… Read More »

Wednesday, Sep 09, 2015

09 Sep

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… Read More »

Wednesday, Sep 09, 2015

10 Sep

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… Read More »

Thursday, Sep 10, 2015

12 Sep

Introduction to Red Rock Canyon

Join us for a 20 minute presentation introducing you to some of the secrets of Red Rock Canyon including why the rocks are red, how desert plants survive,… Read More »

Saturday, Sep 12, 2015

13 Sep

Burro Hike at First Creek

Meet a local four-legged celebrity before we go looking for his kin. We will hike around the hills of Red Rock looking for signs of burros while enjoying… Read More »

Sunday, Sep 13, 2015

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