Date & Time:

Sunday 02/11/2024
8:00 am-11:30 am


Friends of Red Rock Canyon


Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area


  • Hiking

Event Details

Come and hike with Tom on the Gateway Canyon Loop. We will enjoy breathtaking views, amazing scenery including some of the most unique coloring of the Aztec sandstone in Red Rock Canyon NCA. Some call the sandstone on this hike “Candy Cane” due to the unusual markings. This hike has one area where we will ascend about 600 feet in about ½ mile. There will be some light scrambling down dry spillovers.

Registration is required. For registration please visit

For questions regarding registration call (702) 515-5367.

Please bring at least 1 liter of water per person for this hike. Please dress appropriately for the weather. Bring a hat, sunscreen, and wear good hiking shoes. There is no cell service along most of the trail or on most areas of the Scenic Drive.

Age Limit: 9+

This trail is considered an Moderate to Strenuous hike and will take about ~3.5 hours
The hike will start and end at the trailhead at the Ash Spring Parking Lot.

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