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

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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Weather Conditions

Current Weather   Weather forecasts provided by Wunderground.com. When Are You Visiting? Spring Cool, often windy with clear skies and still […] Read More

Fee-Free for MLK Day

January 6, 2020

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

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New Late Exit & Overnight Permit Procedure Starting in 2020

December 10, 2019

As of January 1, 2020, late exit climbing and high-country backpacking permit requests at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area […] Read More

Accepting Artist-in-Residence Applications!

December 10, 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

Winter Hours, Programs, and Safety

December 2, 2019

Happy Wintertime! While the winter season may freeze out activities in much of the country, Red Rock Canyon enjoys 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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