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Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area

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3205 Nevada 159, Las Vegas, NV 89161
+1 702-515-5350
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Visitors can admire colorful rock formations on several hiking trails or on a 13-mile scenic drive.
  • Excellent76%
  • Very good19%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“scenic drive” (1,460 reviews)
“hiking trails” (733 reviews)
“the loop” (711 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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3205 Nevada 159, Las Vegas, NV 89161
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"scenic drive"
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"hiking trails"
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"the loop"
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"visitor center"
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"wild burros"
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"rock climbers"
in 239 reviews
"natural beauty"
in 424 reviews
"calico tanks"
in 201 reviews
"beautiful area"
in 316 reviews
"beautiful scenery"
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"rented a car"
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"bring water"
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"national park"
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Reviewed 27 June 2016

Colorful rocks rise up. Look to the left and you'll see gray peaks rising out of them. It's one of the few places on earth where the highest peaks are younger than the colorful ones. Spectacular to stroll and drive through. A wondrous relief from...More

Thank Tom A
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Reviewed 27 June 2016

A most enjoyable drive! We hadn't ever experienced the desert and this was really amazing. The rock formations are stunning. There is a lot going on despite the heat and dryness. A short walk off the path showed a very diverse range of activity, from...More

Thank David H
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Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

This is a great place to take a hike in Vegas. There are many trails and some of the trails, like Calico Basin, can be accessed without paying a fee. There is a nature side to Las Vegas that often isn't explored. The colors of...More

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Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

We always make a point of visiting Red Rock Canyon when visiting Las Vegas. It nice to get out of the city and www what nature has to offer. The canyon is beautiful and there are several lookout spots along the loop. Everyone should make...More

Thank taylorta2010
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Reviewed 27 June 2016

Go early and take the kids. At the education center/visitor center, you can see the Desert Tortoise in his habitat. Understand the ecology of the wildlands. You can understand the complex geology of the "Vegas Valley" that has older rocks atop younger ones. Prepare by...More

Thank MrsG60
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Reviewed 27 June 2016

An easy drive from the Vegas Strip. We rented a car from Avis at our resort New York, New York and spent a few hours exploring the Red Rock Canyon. Our family saw several Burro, a Jack rabbit, and a few desert cottontail. A nice...More

Thank sharonjean872
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Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

We love Red Rock. We have property in the area and it's my go to for a good hike and work out. When our kids came to visit last Fall, we shared the beautiful colors, sights and sounds of the rocky side of Vegas. The...More

1  Thank JoieandChris
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Reviewed 27 June 2016

When people come to visit, the first place we take them is to this beautiful National Conservation Area. The best time to see it is early in the morning when the colors are breathtaking and the rock climbers dot the walls of the canyon. There...More

Thank Mary M
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Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

We have visited this park several times since we live nearby. It is a 13 mile long beautiful park to drive through on a one way street. It winds you through mountains with exit parking areas to hike. The trails are well marked and the...More

Thank debves
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Reviewed 27 June 2016

Red Rock canyon is a great place to visit. Great way to take a break from the noisy casinos and enjoy the outdoors. Lots of places to hike. Be sure to take/wear good tennies/sneakers for hiking. Easy to moderate hikes, summer is a bit hot...More

Thank Tarl M
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srutstein
18 February 2018|
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Response from HandsomeMoose | Reviewed this property |
I agree with the previous answer. We found the visitors center help desk very useful. If you tell them your skill level and time frame, they will help you find the perfect trails.
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chezg1
4 February 2018|
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Response from Jean E | Reviewed this property |
Heights not bad
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Jana W
28 January 2018|
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Response from DrPat65 | Reviewed this property |
Rent a car for Red Rock and Hoover Dam!
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