Fire restrictions within Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area currently prohibit:

  • Building and/or using a campfire or charcoal stove. Use of a portable stove using gas, jellied petroleum or pressurized liquid fuel is allowed IF it has an On/Off switch.
  • Smoking is allowed in an enclosed vehicle only.
  • Welding or operating an acetylene torch with open flames (except by permit)
  • Using any explosive (except by permit)
  • Using any type of fireworks (including those labeled "Safe & Sane") or firing a tracer
  • Operating an off-road vehicle without a spark arrestor
  • Steel core ammunition and explosive targets as they are known fire starters

Violations can result in a fine of up to $10,000 and a year in jail as well as the costs associated with resource damage, suppression costs, and injuries if found guilty. Stage 1 Fire Restrictions are in effect as of June 25, 2021 for all of southern Nevada and details on current restrictions can be found here:  Nevada Fire Info

fire restrictions in effect, including no campfires, no open flames, and no charcoal barbecues. Gas stoves are permitted with an on/off switch

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