Red Rock Canyon Backcountry Late Exit Pass Pass

Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area

Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area requires a timed entry ticket to access the Scenic Drive. You will need a timed entry ticket in addition to the Late Exit Pass. Please reserve your Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area Scenic Drive Timed Entry ticket prior to reserving your Late Exit Pass.  

Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area offers five late exit passes for climbing and backpacking at multi-pitch routes, depending on the parking lot. The routes available within each parking lot are detailed below. Select the late exit pass that corresponds with the route you plan to climb or backpack. You will be required to select a route during the pass selection process. 

Ice Box Canyon parking area allows access to:

Oak Creek parking area allows access to:

Pine Creek parking area allows access to:

White Rock parking allows access to:

Willow Spring parking allows access to:

Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area requires a timed entry ticket to access the Scenic Drive. You will need a timed entry ticket in addition to the Late Exit Pass. Search "Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area Scenic Drive Timed Entry ticket" on Recreation.gov and reserve your timed entry date prior to reserving your Late Exit Pass.  

This pass is only valid for late exit to the Scenic Drive area at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area. The late exit pass allows climbers and backpackers to be in the area up to two hours after closure.

The following parking lots are not authorized for late exit use: Fee Station; Calico I; Calico II, Sandstone; and High Point.

You may request a late exit pass up to the time of the gate closing, but you must be inside the gate before it closes. A late exit pass does not allow late entry. The processing fee is nonrefundable. Scheduled gate hours are available at the Red Rock Canyon NCA website at https://www.blm.gov/red-rock-canyon-nca..

There is a separate fee for entrance into the Scenic Drive, payable at the Fee Station. The late exit pass does not cover camping fees in the campground. Camping is not permitted on the Scenic Drive.

Your vehicle's license plate number is required for purchasing the late exit pass and will be used for verification.

If you print the pass at home, you can display the pass on your vehicle's dashboard, with the quick response (QR) code visible during your visit.