Events

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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.

20 May

Endangered Species Day

Stop by the Visitor Center anytime from 9AM to 1PM to learn about endangered and threatened wildlife species within the Mojave Desert! View preserved… Read More »

Friday, May 20, 2016

04 May

La Madre Spring Hike

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

Wednesday, May 04, 2016

04 May

Red Rock Canyon Venomous Animals and Reptiles

View the types of venomous animals, as well as reptiles, found in the Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area. Understand… Read More »

Wednesday, May 04, 2016

05 May

Nevada’s State Reptile

Stop by the Visitor Center to learn about our illustrious state reptile, the desert tortoise, and their slow gate, hard shell, and elephantine legs. No… Read More »

Thursday, May 05, 2016

06 May

Wildfire Awareness Week

The week of May 1st is Wildfire Awareness Week! Come to the Red Rock Canyon Visitor Center to learn more about how wildfires… Read More »

Friday, May 06, 2016

06 May

Petroglyphs: Ancient Symbols of Red Rock Canyon

Stop by the Red Rock Canyon Visitor Center to learn about the cultural history and significance of petroglyphs within the area. Find out where you can… Read More »

Friday, May 06, 2016

08 May

Oak Creek/Potato Knoll Hike

Hike with Tom on a moderate hike through a variety of desert habitats including Riparian Woodlands. Will we find water… Read More »

Sunday, May 08, 2016

08 May

Second Sunday: Artists & Authors

A Dinosaur Lives In Red Rock Canyon is a children’s story about a dinosaur that comes to life in Red Rock Canyon. This book was inspired by an… Read More »

Sunday, May 08, 2016

08 May

Mother’s Day Sunset Hike

Celebrate Mother’s Day with a sunset hike as we honor the women caregivers in our lives and also the mothers of the… Read More »

Sunday, May 08, 2016

10 May

Willow Springs Wildflower Hunt

Join us on a one and a half mile wildflower hunt in a dense cacti area, led by a local wildflower enthusiast. Willow Springs is an excellent location… Read More »

Tuesday, May 10, 2016

10 May

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 »

Tuesday, May 10, 2016

10 May

Red Rock Canyon Venomous Animals and Reptiles

View the types of venomous animals, as well as reptiles, found in the Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area. Understand… Read More »

Tuesday, May 10, 2016

10 May

Birding with the Ranger

Do you know the difference between a Roadrunner and a Cactus Wren? We will give you the answer to this and many other avian questions. We will visit one… Read More »

Tuesday, May 10, 2016

11 May

Calico Hills Hike

Join a Red Rock Canyon Naturalist on a hike along the Calico Hills. This trail starts at the Visitor Center and works towards gorgeous preserved sand… Read More »

Wednesday, May 11, 2016

11 May

Red Rock Canyon Venomous Animals and Reptiles

View the types of venomous animals, as well as reptiles, found in the Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area. Understand… Read More »

Wednesday, May 11, 2016

12 May

Nevada’s State Reptile

Stop by the Visitor Center to learn about our illustrious state reptile, the desert tortoise, and their slow gate, hard shell, and elephantine legs. No… Read More »

Thursday, May 12, 2016

13 May

Petroglyphs: Ancient Symbols of Red Rock Canyon

Stop by the Red Rock Canyon Visitor Center to learn about the cultural history and significance of petroglyphs within the area. Find out where you can… Read More »

Friday, May 13, 2016

14 May

Migratory Bird Day Tailgate Talk

Meet a Red Rock Canyon Naturalist at Red Spring Picnic Area to learn more about the birds at Red Rock Canyon. Discover… Read More »

Saturday, May 14, 2016

14 May

Sunset Hike – Calico Basin Trails

Take a early evening stroll with a naturalist on some of Red Rock Canyon's most beautiful trails. This wonderful hike features great views and diverse… Read More »

Saturday, May 14, 2016

15 May

SMYC Trail Hike

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

Sunday, May 15, 2016

15 May

Get Legit at Red Rock

What activities are legal at Red Rock Canyon? What activities are prohibited? This tabletop presentation goes beyond the Tread Lightly and Leave No Trace… Read More »

Sunday, May 15, 2016

17 May

Red Rock Canyon Venomous Animals and Reptiles

View the types of venomous animals, as well as reptiles, found in the Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area. Understand… Read More »

Tuesday, May 17, 2016

17 May

A Step in Time

We will conduct an easy one mile walk in the Sandstone Quarry area, observing and stopping to talk about the different cultural and historical aspects… Read More »

Tuesday, May 17, 2016

18 May

Fossil Ridge Hike

Join a naturalist on this hike that features grand views of Red Rock Canyon. Additionally, we will view and learn about the interesting geology that is… Read More »

Wednesday, May 18, 2016

18 May

Red Rock Canyon Venomous Animals and Reptiles

View the types of venomous animals, as well as reptiles, found in the Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area. Understand… Read More »

Wednesday, May 18, 2016

19 May

Bats in our Belfry

We will be starting with a talk about bats at the Visitor Center and then going to Red Springs to observe and listen to bats! Ages 15+. Registration necessary/limited… Read More »

Thursday, May 19, 2016

20 May

Nevada’s State Reptile

Stop by the Visitor Center to learn about our illustrious state reptile, the desert tortoise, and their slow gate, hard shell, and elephantine legs. No… Read More »

Friday, May 20, 2016

21 May

Jackson & Carson Appearance

Jackson the Red Rock Canyon Burro, and his friend Carson, will be an appearance at the Red Rock Canyon Visitor Center… Read More »

Saturday, May 21, 2016

22 May

Calico Hills from the Visitor Center

Hike with Tom and learn about the beautiful Calico Hills of Red Rock Canyon. We will be hiking from the Visitor Center… Read More »

Sunday, May 22, 2016

24 May

Invasive Plant Species

Come to the Red Rock Canyon Visitor Center to discover the invasive species that take over areas of Red Rock Canyon and… Read More »

Tuesday, May 24, 2016

24 May

Wild Flower Walk

Spring is here and the flowers are blooming. Walk along desert paths lined with different colors of the rainbow. The different… Read More »

Tuesday, May 24, 2016

24 May

Red Rock Canyon Venomous Animals and Reptiles

View the types of venomous animals, as well as reptiles, found in the Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area. Understand… Read More »

Tuesday, May 24, 2016

24 May

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 »

Tuesday, May 24, 2016

25 May

Arnight & Knoll Loop Hike

Join a Red Rock Canyon Naturalist on a hike along Arnight & Knoll trails. This wonderful hike follows the basin of the escarpment. We will review… Read More »

Wednesday, May 25, 2016

25 May

Red Rock Canyon Venomous Animals and Reptiles

View the types of venomous animals, as well as reptiles, found in the Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area. Understand… Read More »

Wednesday, May 25, 2016

26 May

Nevada’s State Reptile

Stop by the Visitor Center to learn about our illustrious state reptile, the desert tortoise, and their slow gate, hard… Read More »

Thursday, May 26, 2016

26 May

Bats in our Belfry

We will be starting with a talk about bats at the Visitor Center and then going to Red Springs to observe and listen to bats! Ages 15+. Registration necessary/limited… Read More »

Thursday, May 26, 2016

27 May

Beat the Heat Sunrise Hike-Fire Station and Middle Hill

Join a Red Rock Canyon Naturalist at daybreak for a sunrise hike along the campground trails. Morning provides a pleasant… Read More »

Friday, May 27, 2016

27 May

Petroglyphs: Ancient Symbols of Red Rock Canyon

Stop by the Red Rock Canyon Visitor Center to learn about the cultural history and significance of petroglyphs within the area. Find out where you can… Read More »

Friday, May 27, 2016

28 May

Butterfly Day

Swing by the Visitor Center anytime from 10AM to 1PM to celebrate Red Rock Canyon's butterflies! Learn about these colorful pollinators, see preserved… Read More »

Saturday, May 28, 2016

29 May

Calico Tank Hike

This scurry over jumbled sandstone leads to a hidden water pocket and a great view of Las Vegas. Calico Tanks is a great… Read More »

Sunday, May 29, 2016

31 May

A “Take it Outside” Fossil Walk

Bring your family for an adventure into the past. We will observe remnants of ancient life from the Panthalassic Ocean and talk about the most recent… Read More »

Tuesday, May 31, 2016

31 May

Red Rock Canyon Venomous Animals and Reptiles

View the types of venomous animals, as well as reptiles, found in the Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area. Understand… Read More »

Tuesday, May 31, 2016

01 Jun

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 and view a lovely… Read More »

Wednesday, Jun 01, 2016

01 Jun

Red Rock Canyon Venomous Animals and Reptiles

View the types of venomous animals, as well as reptiles, found in the Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area. Understand… Read More »

Wednesday, Jun 01, 2016

03 Jun

Beat the Heat Sunrise Hike-Calico Basin Loop

Join a Red Rock Canyon Naturalist at daybreak for a sunrise hike along the Calico Hills. Morning provides a pleasant temperature… Read More »

Friday, Jun 03, 2016

03 Jun

Summertime Heat & Safety

Stop by the Red Rock Canyon Visitor Center to learn about how you can stay safe while visiting Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area in the summer.… Read More »

Friday, Jun 03, 2016

05 Jun

Sunday Story Time

We will read a storybook about the desert and do an activity related to the story. Kids and their parents will learn about different features of the Mojave… Read More »

Sunday, Jun 05, 2016

06 Jun

Star Viewing

Join a Red Rock Canyon Naturalist away from the city lights for a look into the night sky. The new moon will open up the… Read More »

Monday, Jun 06, 2016

07 Jun

Red Rock Canyon Venomous Animals and Reptiles

View the types of venomous animals, as well as reptiles, found in the Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area. Understand… Read More »

Tuesday, Jun 07, 2016

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