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

Red Rock Canyon 13 mile Scenic Drive with van and cyclist passing a speed limit sign

Important transportation information

July 12, 2019

With no reliable cell service or gas, It is important to be fully prepared before heading out to 13 mile […] Read More

fire restrictions in effect

2019 Summer Fire Restrictions

July 1, 2019

As of July 1, the Bureau of Land Management is implementing fire restrictions in Southern Nevada, in partnership with Bureau […] Read More

Artist in Residence Reception June 30

June 30, 2019

An enthusiastic crowd gathered on Sunday, June 30, 2019 at the Red Rock Canyon Visitor Center to celebrate the Artists […] Read More

Summer Hours, Programs, & Heat Safety

June 8, 2019

HOURS The Scenic Drive is open daily from 6AM until 8PM throughout summer (April through September). The Visitor Center is […] 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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