Winter Hours, Programs, and Safety

Happy Wintertime! While the winter season may freeze out activities in much of the country, Red Rock Canyon enjoys the […] 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: 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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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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Christmas & New Year’s Holiday Hours

December 11, 2018

Holiday hours for the 2018-2019 winter season: The regular operating hours for the Red Rock Canyon Scenic Drive (6AM to […] Read More

Winter Hours, Programs, and Safety

December 7, 2018

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

Accepting Artist-in-Residence Applications!

December 1, 2018

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

Red Spring board walk is partially closed

Red Spring Boardwalk Closed For Construction

November 29, 2018

Construction has started on the Red Spring Boardwalk in the Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area. During construction, the boardwalk […] 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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