Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area

Top 1% of attractions in Las Vegas
7 / 10

9 expert reviews

“A 197,000-acre National Conservation Area with more than 30 miles of hiking trails, accessible off the 13-mile scenic loop road that takes you through the canyon.”

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Fodor's Fodor's
"Red sandstone cliffs and dramatic desert landscapes await day-trippers and outdoors enthusiasts at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area." Full review
Travel + Leisure Travel + Leisure
"Many visitors bypass the club scene altogether in favor of Vegas’s more natural splendors and outdoor pursuits." Full review
Travel + Leisure Travel + Leisure
"Nevada’s first National Conservation Area—only 17 miles west of the Strip on Charleston Boulevard—is enormous: It’s 195,000-plus acres, and visited by more than a million people each year." Full review
Atlas Obscura Atlas Obscura
"Dyed by iron oxide over centuries, these sandstone rocks rise thousands of feet into the sky. " Full review
Time Out Time Out
"The 13-mile scenic drive makes stops at trailheads where short hikes reward visitors with glimpses of petroglyphs, fossils and the ruddy Aztec sandstone that gives the park its name. " Full review
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