Plan Your Visit to Red Rock Canyon

Driving Directions

Red Rock Canyon is located west of Las Vegas on Charleston Blvd (State Road 159).  Charleston is a major east/west street that can be accessed from any north/south surface street or from the 215 Beltway. View an interactive map to locate the canyon visitor center and obtain detailed driving directions from wherever you are.

Visitors should proceed west on Charleston. The boundary for Red Rock Canyon is approximately two miles west of the 215 Beltway/Red Rock Casino.

The Red Rock Canyon Visitor Center is located approximately four miles west of the park boundary and will be the second road that exits the right. The new Visitor Center and Museum opened in April 2010.

Red Rock Canyon Visitor Center

1000 Scenic Loop Drive
Las Vegas, NV  89161
Phone 702-515-5350
GPS Coordinates: 36 degrees 8 minutes North and 115 degrees 25 minutes West
GPS Coordinates: UTM 11 S 0653467 / 4002192
Visitor Center altitude is 3,720 feet
Highest auto turnout on Scenic Drive is 4,771 feet

Visitor Center is open every day from 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM. Operating hours will vary on Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas, New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day. Please call 702-515-5350 for operating hours on these holidays.

Fee and Passes

Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area is a United States Government Amenity Fee Area administrated by the Bureau of Land Management.

Hours of Operation

Scenic Drive - The scenic loop is open every day of the year with times changing slightly according to the season:

2014 Fee-Free Days

The Bureau of Land Management, in conjunction with other agencies within the Department of the Interior, will waive recreation-related fees for visitors to the National System of Public Lands for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (Jan. 20), Presidents’ Day weekend (Feb. 15- Feb 17), National Public Lands Day (Sept. 27), and Veterans Day (Nov. 11) in 2014.

Site standard amenity and individual day-use fees at BLM recreation sites and areas will be waived for the specified dates. Other fees, such as overnight camping, cabin rentals, and group day use, will remain in effect.