Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, Las Vegas

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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. Put Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area at the forefront of your travel plans using our Las Vegas trip itinerary maker website .
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  • We did 3 hikes here and really enjoyed it! Loved that it is so close to Las Vegas about 30 minutes away. We will be back!  more »
  • Came around a bend as we drove up, and were greeted with amazing views. Had lunch with friends and family at a old ghost town and took a train ride with the grand kids.  more »
  • A great place to get away from the typical Vegas Strip atmosphere. A great 13 mile driving loop lets you see many of the beautiful rock formations from your car, with options to get out and climb arou...  more »
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  • This place is absolutely beautiful and surprisingly close to Las Vegas. I drove the scenic loop versus hiking since a) it was 110 degrees and b) solo female traveller (don't feel comfy hiking anywhere solo-especially when I am not familiar with the area). The drive was gorgeous and I stopped at about 3/4 of the scenic lookouts. The visitors centre is great with lots of things to see. The gift shop isn't crazy expensive either. $15 US to get in to Red Rock Canyon conservation area. Well worth it. I went on a Saturday in august and it was quiet enough to always find lots of space to park at each lookout.
  • It was a great park. They have a paved road you can drive all the way through and park in parking lot near the hiking trails. So you can hike at your convenience me and my wife are not avid hikers but we enjoy nature and with being in the desert it was over 100degrees the day so it was nice to be able to ride in an air conditioned car we we got too hot to hike. It was beautiful park. And definitely worth a visit
  • This park is not too big, but the rock inside are awesome! The colors are incredible. I really recommend to visit this park. They have different places to observe the amazing Panorama and bathrooms in every place. Also you can enjoy the trail of hiking. The street is smooth and easy way by car.
  • Vegas has perfect places to visit for family vacations! Red Rock is a gorgeous, relaxing area. Bonny Springs Ranch in the Red Rocks is a must stop! Really excellent food in their authentic restaurant, large petting zoo with lots of animals walking FREE, a very real copy of a western town with live performances in the streets. Weekend train rides for kiddies is an added special treat. I'm an adult but felt like a kid again!
  • An incredible place to visit. Do not mis Red Rock Canyon while in Las Vegas!! We went on a chilly rainy day and still had a blast!! Some of the trails are an easy walk. Some can be trying. Wear good foot shoes and take plenty of water. Definitely a cool picnic spot. This is a great warm up for Valley of Fire!
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