Flower Friday: Ashy Silktassel

One of the first shrubs to bloom in Red Rock Canyon, ashy silktassel (Garrya flavescens) produces green-gray flower tassels, reaching […] Read More

Jackson the Red Rock Canyon Burro

Meet Jackson, Our Jovial (And Witty) Adopted Burro Jackson is a formerly-wild burro who was adopted from the Red Rock […] Read More

Wildlife Wednesday: Dark-eyed Juncos

You can spot dark-eyed juncos (Junco hyemalis) wintering at Red Rock Canyon in shrubs and thickets. These small birds belong […] Read More

Wildlife Wednesday: White-crowned Sparrows

When exploring Red Rock Canyon during the winter, keep your eyes peeled for the stunning white-crowned sparrow (Zonotrichia leucophrys) throughout […] Read More

Visitor Information

The Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area [RRCNCA] is located just a few miles west of Las Vegas and encompasses 195,819 acres within the Mojave Desert. Red Rock is an area of worldwide geologic interest and beauty.

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Amenity Fees Increase on February 20

February 9, 2018

On February 20, 2018, amenity fees for the 13-mile Scenic Drive and the campground at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation […] Read More

Fee-Free Day during Presidents’ Day

February 8, 2018

Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, in conjunction with other agencies within the Department of the Interior, will waive the […] Read More

Construction Delays along State Route 159

January 23, 2018

The Nevada Department of Transportation (NDOT) will be crack filling a 15-mile section of State Route 159 in both directions […] Read More

Winter Hours, Programs, and Safety

January 22, 2018

Happy Wintertime! While the winter season may freeze out activities in much of the country, we here at Red Rock […] Read More

Our Mission

Southern Nevada Conservancy creates opportunities to discover, understand, and enjoy your public lands.

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What's At Red Rock Canyon?

Red Rock Canyon features a one-way 13-mile scenic drive, hiking and trails, plants and wildlife, geology, camping, cultural resources and much more. Our Visitor Center offers information and interpretation about recreation opportunities. The facility also features indoor and outdoor exhibits and a book and gift store.

Hikes & Trails

There are 26 numbered hikes and trails on our website that correspond to the numbers on this downloadable map. Please reference the map and then match the numbers with the trails on this website to learn more about each hike. Which trails would you like to visit in the future?

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