If you’re in the Las Vegas area, and want to see some of the beautiful sites of the desert, you need to make the short drive to Red Rock Conservation Area. The sandstone canyons of the Red Rock Canyon offer breathtaking beauty, that will make you forget your only a few minutes from the glitz of the Las Vegas Strip.
The visitor center is managed by the Bureau of Land Management, it’s a great place to learn more about Red Rock Canyon and the Mojave Desert and to visit the gift shop. The interpretive center features indoor and outdoor exhibits that are very educational for all ages.
Don’t miss the drive around the 13 mile scenic loop as it winds through the colorful red rocks. The one-way driving tour passes some of the canyons most striking features, where you can access hiking trails and photographic viewpoints, or simply be awed in the beauty of the views right outside your car window
The Scenic Drive is open daily from 6:00 am to 5:00 pm. These open hours will last until March 1, 2016.
1000 Scenic Loop Dr, Las Vegas, NV 89161