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Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area

Photo: Ron Mader, Visitors Center

Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area is located about 15 miles (24 kilometers) west of Las Vegas.

History: In 1990 Congress designated Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area as Nevada’s first National Conservation Area (the seventh to be designated nationally). Today the nearly 200,000 acre Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area is managed by the Bureau of Land Management as part of its National Landscape Conservation System, and protected as a National Conservation Area.

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Red Rock Canyon – BLM
2018 Fee Increase

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@RedRockAudubon
@TravelNevada
@SaveRedRock
@RedRockCynLV
@FriendsRedRock
@friendsofnvwild
@ClarkCountyNV

Nearby: Cactus Joe’s Las Vegas Nursery, 12740 Blue Diamond Road
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Owner of beloved Cactus Joe’s nursery found a permanent home amid the desert plants

2019

Red Rock Canyon 2019

Headlines
For the love of Red Rock – Las Vegas Weekly
Popular and Busy Red Rock Canyon Needs a Paved Trail Along State Route 159 For Safety Purposes — Now – Alan Snel/LV Sports Biz
Hiking and heat dangers at Red Rock Canyon
https://www.reviewjournal.com/local/local-las-vegas/red-rock-canyon-entrance-fees-to-increase-next-month/
https://lasvegassun.com/news/2017/sep/07/judge-allows-save-red-rock-group-lawsuit-county
https://knpr.org/dc-blog/red-rock-punt
http://www.reviewjournal.com/news/politics-and-government/clark-county/controversial-plan-near-red-rock-canyon-gets-clark-county
https://lasvegassun.com/news/2017/feb/20/save-red-rock-clark-county-commission
http://www.ktnv.com/news/county-commission-set-to-vote-on-controversial-red-rock-development
http://nevadaforward.com/2017/02/09/save-red-rock-clark-county-face-off-court
http://www.timetoclimb.com/climbing/the-black-corridor-sport-climbing-in-red-rock
Failing water well, rotten boardwalk are Red Rock Canyon headaches@RefriedBrean
Proposed work at Red Rock includes new scenic loop escape route@RefriedBrean
Hikers stumble onto dinosaur prints at Red Rock Canyon
https://www.ipetitions.com/petition/save-red-rock-final

Birding
http://redrockaudubon.comhttp://redrockaudubon.com/where-to-bird@RedRockAudubon
https://www.facebook.com/RRASMAIN

Hikes
Bird and Hike Red Rocks Hikes
http://www.redrockcanyonlv.org/events/moenkopi-hike

Stargazing
http://www.redrockcanyonlv.org/news/stargazing-at-red-rock-canyon-2

Photos
Red rock canyon 08.2017

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Red Rock Canyon – Ron Mader

The area, named for its vivid, “rusted” red sandstone outcrops, offers visitors nearly 200,000 acres in which to experience unique sandstone escarpments, thickets of Joshua trees, beautiful desert flowers, the beloved desert tortoise, and evidence left by native peoples, such as roasting pits, petroglyphs, and pictographs. About a million people visit this stunning Nevada landscape each year to enjoy the 13-mile scenic drive; more than 30 miles of trails; excellent rock climbing, biking, and equestrian opportunities; and a vibrant visitor center. – BLM

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