Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, Las Vegas

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#1 of 24 in Parks in Las Vegas
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area are a series of canyons noted for their sandstone peaks and steep rock walls. The rugged rock formations rise up to 910 m (3,000 ft), making them a popular hiking and rock-climbing destination. You can explore most of this area via the 21 km (13 mi) one-way loop road, from which you can access numerous parking areas, picnic zones, and hiking and mountain-biking trails. Begin with a stop at the visitor center at the start of the loop road. Keep in mind that the trails usually start with an easy to moderate climb and become increasingly difficult as you progress to the top. Add Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area to your Las Vegas travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Las Vegas itinerary builder.
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  • August 14, 2017
    Excellent place to site see, a nice day trip . Go early if you want to hike the trails. With high heat, not recommend after 10am. Great place for pictures  more »
  • August 14, 2017
    Red Rocks is a beautiful National Conservation Area (so don't forget your National Park passport book to get it stamped if you have one). It is only $7 to enter the park and you could easily spend a d...  more »
  • August 14, 2017
    Visited in early August. Slightly cooler than the city, but still high 90's and low 100's. Awesome geology. Good gift shop. The construction (repaving roads) was merely a nuisance. I was surprised at ...  more »

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