Flower Friday: Buckhorn Cholla

Be aware of buckhorn cholla cactus (Cylindropuntia acanthocarpa) while hiking! These tall slender plants, reaching five to six feet tall, […] 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: Chuckwallas

The chuckwalla (Sauromalus ater), or ‘chuck,’ is one of the larger lizards in Southern Nevada. They can grow up to […] 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 Hours, Programs, and Safety

March 30, 2018

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

Artists-in-Residence Art Workshops

April 20, 2018

Public art programs put on by our spring Artists-in-Residence have been announced! Come join us and participate in these workshops […] Read More

New GeoReferenced Trail Maps

March 23, 2018

New georeferenced maps of developed trails here at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area are now available by visiting our […] Read More

Red Spring board walk is partially closed

Red Spring Board Walk Partially Closed

March 2, 2018

Currently the Red Spring board walk is partially closed. This is due to the deteriorating condition of the wooden planks. […] 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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