If you are looking for an escape to nature from the lights and sounds of Las Vegas Red Rock Canyon State Park is just the place for you. You will marvel at the sights of this beautiful park. No matter what kind of adventure you are looking for you are sure to find it at Red Rock Canyon.
There are 26 trails located throughout Red Rock Canyon State Park. There are shorter, easy hikes that anyone can do. And there some longer, more strenuous hikes. Each hike has something unique to offer. You can see a petroglyph wall, get fabulous views of Las Vegas or see some seasonal waterfalls. This is a hikers paradise.
Red Rock Canyon is known for amazing rock climbing for everyone. Whether you are a beginner or a seasoned pro, you are going to have a blast scaling the walls. Be sure to bring lots of water. Some of the climbs require quite a bit of hiking to get to.
If you aren’t in the mood for a hike, you can take a drive through the 13 mile scenic route. This route will take you through the highs and lows of the canyon. There are several scenic lookouts along the way. This route is perfect for a family with small kids.
There is one campground in Red Rock Canyon State Park. This campground is perfect for tent campers. You will be roughing it at Red Rock Canyon, but it will be worth it. There is electricity or water hookups for rv campers so be prepared to use your camper as a simple shelter.
The 13 mile scenic route is perfect for bikers. Riding your bike through the 13-mile route will allow you to take your time to see all of the local floral and fauna of the region. You’ll be surprised at the plants you will see and you might even see a few animals along the way. If you want to do some off-roading, there are trails designated especially for mountain bikers.
Red Rock Canyon State Park is a must see when you visit Nevada. Be sure to stop by the visitor’s center when you enter the park for more information. You can also check out some pretty cool exhibits and talk to the rangers to get their recommendations on things to do during your visit.