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 Veterans Day!

November 5, 2019

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

Thanksgiving Weekend Hours

October 16, 2019

On Thanksgiving Day (Thursday, November 28, 2019), the Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area Scenic Drive will be open with […] Read More

Christmas & New Year’s Holiday Hours

October 15, 2019

Holiday hours for the 2019-2020 winter season: The regular operating hours for the Red Rock Canyon Scenic Drive (6AM to […] Read More

Fall Hours, Programs, & Safety

October 4, 2019

HOURS The Scenic Drive hours change throughout the fall months: September: The Scenic Drive is open daily from 6AM until […] 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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