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

Flower Friday: Filaree

This small and low to the ground plant is one of our first bloomers; you can often see filaree’s (Erodium […] Read More

Red Rock Canyon A to Z: T is for Tortoise

T: Tortoise The desert tortoise (Gopherus agassizii) is brown with a high-domed shell and stocky, scaly limbs. These animals can […] 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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Geology Highlights

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 world wide geologic interest and beauty.

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Spring 2019 Wildflower Report

March 20, 2019

Red Rock Canyon’s spring wildflower season occurs from early March to late May, with April being the typical time for […] Read More

Artist In Residence Program

March 2, 2019

Bring together your creative side with nature! The Red Rock Canyon Artist-in-Residence (AiR) program promotes the understanding and appreciation of […] Read More

March Hours, Programs, and Safety

February 28, 2019

Happy March! We here at Red Rock Canyon are blessed with the warm Mojave Desert sun to make March a typically […] Read More

Fee-Free Day during Presidents’ Day

February 7, 2019

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