Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area

Bureau of Land Management, Nevada.

Visit the red- and cream-colored sandstone cliffs and experience the natural wonders of the Mohave Desert just 17 miles west of the Las Vegas Strip. Red Rock National Conservation Area features world-class climbing, miles of hiking trails, a 13-mile scenic loop drive, visitor center, multiple day-use areas and campground. Popular activities include picnicking, hiking, rock climbing, horseback riding, biking, and touring along the 13-mile scenic drive. Visitors must have a timed entry reservation for each day they plan to enter, October 1 to May 31, 8am -5pm. See below to purchase timed entry tickets for the scenic drive, get your backcountry late exit pass, and to reserve a camping spot or the large picnic area in Red Spring. For additional information about Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, go to

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Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area is located 17 miles west of the Las Vegas Strip on Charleston Boulevard/State Route 159. It's approx. 30 minutes from the Las Vegas Strip. If you are using a GPS unit, please type in Red Rock Canyon Visitor Center, or 1000 Scenic Loop Dr., Las Vegas, NV 89161. Public transportation does not extend to Red Rock Canyon. Tour buses and commercial tours may be available from your hotel. Activities available to ride share users are limited to the visitor’s center and the hiking trails that originate there.

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