Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area
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  • Las Vegas: Red Rock Canyon Helicopter Landing Tour

    1. Las Vegas: Red Rock Canyon Helicopter Landing Tour

    Enjoy the "Best of Las Vegas" on this one-of-a-kind aerial flight featuring a natural gem of the magnificent Mojave Desert, Red Rock Canyon. Fly over the iconic fiery-red sandstone cliffs and the popular scenic loop of Red Rock Canyon on your way to one of the best views in Las Vegas. Departing from the Las Vegas Strip terminal, enjoy bird’s-eye views over Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area. Descend to a private vista to take in picturesque views of the Las Vegas Strip, Las Vegas Valley, and stunning natural scenery. From this panoramic overlook 2,900 feet over the city, you'll have 30-minutes to relax and sip champagne near Red Rock Canyon with beautiful views in the distance. Your helicopter landing adventure concludes with a breathtaking flight over some of the most luxurious homes and golf courses in Las Vegas. While you return from nature to the Las Vegas Strip, see iconic...

  • Las Vegas: Red Rock Canyon and Seven Magic Mountains Trip

    2. Las Vegas: Red Rock Canyon and Seven Magic Mountains Trip

    The Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area in Clark County, Nevada, is about 15 miles west of Las Vegas (pickup starts from 7 AM), and is easily seen from the Las Vegas Strip. The conservation area showcases a set of large red rock formations, a collection of sandstone peaks and walls called the Keystone Thrust. The walls are up to 3,000-feet high, making them a popular hiking and rock-climbing destination. The highest point in the park is La Madre Mountain at 8,154 feet. A 13-mile loop road provides vehicle access to many of the area's interesting features, while the side roads bring visitors to many of the area's trails. A visitor center marks the start of the loop road, which also contains a popular route for bikers, beginning with a moderate climb and then continuing downhill or on flat terrain. Red Rock Canyon is a side-canyon accessible only by an unmaintained off-road from th...

    A fun trip with a small group! Our guide was humorous and very knowledgeable about the sights- thank you! :)

  • Las Vegas: Red Rock Canyon Sunset Tour

    3. Las Vegas: Red Rock Canyon Sunset Tour

    Join a small group tour to Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area and take in the Seven Magic Mountains as an optional extra. Meet your experienced tour guide at your hotel on Las Vegas Boulevard. Climb aboard the air-conditioned van to start your trip to Red Rock Canyon. Follow the 13-mile Red Rock Canyon Scenic Route, stopping at the most beautiful viewpoints inside the nearly 200,000-acre National Conservation Area. Admire a series of colorful sandstone formations that sit beneath an older limestone backdrop, providing ideal photo opportunities. Some stops include a gentle hike to visit ancient petroglyphs, while others are great for photos and sightseeing. Right before the sun sets, take a short, easy hike to the peak of Pine Creek Canyon, overlooking Red Rock Canyon and the mountains. Witness firsthand the artwork of Mother Nature as the sky changes color from blue to fiery r...

    Lorenzo was the best. Very informative and a great photographer. Also a true gentleman that was a pleasure to talk to. Great tour with beautiful picturesque scenery. Wear good, comfortable sneakers. You're gonna need them!!

  • From Las Vegas: Red Rock Canyon Electric Bike Hire

    4. From Las Vegas: Red Rock Canyon Electric Bike Hire

    Benefit from pick-up at your hotel in Las Vegas, and then travel to the Red Rock National Conservation Area a few miles west of the city. Get fitted with the correct gear and electric bike on arrival, and benefit from any necessary training and clothing to enjoy your experience in safety. Get access to 20 miles of scenic bike paths along the Blue Diamond and Red Rock scenic loops, along with the paths around the affluent Summerlin district. Enjoy the freedom to stop and start at your leisure. Look for the local wildlife, such as coyotes and bighorn sheep. Reconnect with nature among the sandstone rocks of the Red Rock Canyon, estimated to be 180 to 190 million years old. Fill your lungs with fresh air and take in the stunning vistas of the conservation area before the transfer back to downtown Las Vegas.

    Tanya was a terrific organizer. She picked us up on time at our hotel. Then, she got us set-up with our E-bikes and allowed us to tour on our own. We had a great time at Red Rock Canyon. The whole trip took about three hours and we had a great day. We will definitely do the trip again the next time we are in Las Vegas. By the way, the E-bikes are custom made and are much higher-end than most bikes that are available for rental. We had plenty of battery charge left at the end of the ride.

  • Las Vegas: Red Rock Canyon Ultimate Guided Tour

    5. Las Vegas: Red Rock Canyon Ultimate Guided Tour

    The tour begins with pickup from Las Vegas then leaves the bright lights of the city behind as you head to the other-worldly landscapes of Red Rock Canyon. Make your first stop at the Red Rock Visitor Center to learn cool facts about the canyon and admire panoramic views of the route you’ll be following. Arrive at Calico 1 and be amazed by this imposing and truly unique setting. Spend some time exploring and imagine that you're roaming across the red scenes of Mars. From here, continue to a scenic viewpoint that overlooks the entire floor of the canyon. Snap unforgettable photos and marvel at the Escarpment and the Sandstone Quarry. Later, head into Willow Springs and the Lost Creek and hear stories of the land's important spiritual heritage to the canyon's Native Americans. See ceremonial sites and agave roasting pits, as well as ancient campsites and pictographs dating back over 1000...

    This tour was terrific! We had a full bus (12 people) and our tour guide JT (Justin) got us interacting with everyone on board right away. It was a party atmosphere. He took us over to Red Rock Canyon Conservation Area and treated us to a different world. Our 2 1/2 hr trip included a visit to the Visitors Center, and 4 or 5 stops so we could get out and explore the awesomely beautiful vistas of the area. His talk included history, science, and botanical information about the native plants, as well as sharing his love for this special area of the Mohave Desert. JT has an awesome sense of humor and was very accommodating; even brought water for everyone. Walking wasn't strenuous. Bring your cameras!

  • Las Vegas: Valley of Fire and Red Rock Canyon Day Trip

    6. Las Vegas: Valley of Fire and Red Rock Canyon Day Trip

    First stop is the Valley of Fire state park. See the famous Atlatl Rock, Elephant Rock and Rainbow Vista before you venture into the petrified sand dunes of Fire Canyon. Here, you will have the option to hike the Mouse's tank Trail (0.75-mile roundtrip). Keep your eyes peeled for Native American petroglyphs and learn about the many Native American cultures who made the Valley of Fire their home as your guide leads you through the hike. After your hike, enjoy a 13-mile scenic drive deeper into the Mojave Desert to Red Rock Canyon. Enjoy views of the 65-million-year-old Wilson Cliffs and Keystone Thrust before arriving at the Canyon where you will have some time to explore the area.

    Anthony was our guide, he was very efficient and helpful. A long day but we’ll worth it. This was my 3rd activity with Co-exist and I have nothing but praise for all 3, start to finish!!

  • Red Rock Canyon by Tour Trekker from Las Vegas

    7. Red Rock Canyon by Tour Trekker from Las Vegas

    Drive along the 13-mile scenic drive at Red Rock National Conservation area and see the dramatic rock formations and brilliant colors. A stop at the Visitors Center allows you to explore many exhibits and learn the history of the fascinating area. Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, only minutes from the Strip, has scenery which is so dramatic it is often selected as the backdrop for movies and commercials. Along the 13-mile scenic drive you will view the impressive Wilson Cliffs, part of the 65-million-year-old Keystone Thrust. Numerous geological features abound, including the fossilized sand dunes of the brilliantly colored Calico Hills. A brief stop at the Visitor Center allows you to explore many fascinating exhibits, interactive learning experiences, and a well stocked gift shop. Beautiful desert scenery, ancient Native American pictographs, an...

    This was an awesome tour! The tour guide gave us a lot of information and history of the area.

  • Red Rock Canyon w/Rocky Gap 4x4 Adventure

    8. Red Rock Canyon w/Rocky Gap 4x4 Adventure

    This is an exciting upgrade to the Red Rock Canyon Classic tour, riding in a cutting edge Jeep Wrangler. Within minutes of the Strip, you’ll find yourself on the natural side of Las Vegas. You will experience a thrilling off-road adventure up Rocky Gap Road, and appreciate the raw beauty of Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area at every turn. You’ll see the blazing Red Spring Mountain Range, fossilized sand dunes, and the brilliantly colored Calico Hills. Your guided journey along this 13 mile (21 kilometer) scenic loop, plus Rocky Gap Road, will surely impress you with all of its natural beauty.

    Our Guide made this trip very interesting and fun. Things were pointed out that we would have missed without his input. The off-road tour was very exciting!

  • Las Vegas 3-Hour Red Rock Canyon Electric Bike Tour

    9. Las Vegas 3-Hour Red Rock Canyon Electric Bike Tour

    Get ready to enjoy one of the best nature adventures Las Vegas has to offer. Spend 3 hours in the stunning Red Rock National Conservation Area on an electric bike ride – the new and exciting way to see this natural wonder. Experience 360-degree views as you enjoy a comfortable ride on a bike that is easy to handle and does the work for you. You’ll cycle the 13-mile loop and its 1000-foot elevation change with little or no effort on this sleek, innovative machine! Red Rock Canyon is just 15 miles west of Las Vegas and features some of the most spectacular views in this part of the country. Red and cream sandstone formations, waterfalls, rock engravings, feral horses, wild burros, bighorn sheep, coyotes, desert tortoise, and a variety of desert plant life is a glimpse of what this scenic adventure has to offer.

    This was an amazing morning, one of the best family outings! Our kids are 19-22 and neither my hubby of myself had been on a bike for years. Tour guides were very professional, focused on bike safety and were extremely knowledgeable regarding the beautiful area where we road. Beyond friendly staff, e-bikes were a blast!! I’d definitely recommend -in my opinion, far superior to riding in a jeep. Red Rock Canyon electric bike tour was a great value-Cost included round-trip transportation from our hotel!

  • Las Vegas: Guided Red Rock Canyon Tour

    10. Las Vegas: Guided Red Rock Canyon Tour

    Embark on this adventure and experience an incredible display of naturally layered sandstone. See the most studied fault in the world due to its exotic formations. After centuries of compounding sand dunes, these incredible Aztec Sandstone rocks that make up Red Rock Canyon draw nature-lovers and photographers alike.  Take in the stunning rainbow of colors and vast vistas that are peaceful, yet alive with history. Along with your certified guide, spot the native wild horses, bighorn sheep, and other rare desert flora and fauna. 

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What people are saying about Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area

I booked through GetYourGuide.com and we got Denny with West Pearl Tours as our driver. There aren't words to describe how incredible Denny was. He drove us through the Red Rock Canyon and to the Seven Magic Mountains. We was extremely prepared in areas we were lacking such as adequate amounts of cold bottled water. He was a very knowledgeable guide and explained a lot of the history and science behind the regions. He gave us caution to avoid areas that he had experienced as potentially dangerous due to wildlife. But above all that, he made sure that we captured every special moment. He took fantastic pictures from fantastic angles and views. He made sure we had fun with it and even gave us pose ideas. He even got on the floor to capture the perfect shot. Denny was amazing and when I'm back in Vegas I'm booking another tour just so I can get him.

Comfortable Ford Expedition was used.i was in the back seat and had enough room. The driver had plenty of water for us and everyone got an individual box of snacks including the likes of a bag of pretzels, wafer cookies and an energy bar. Guide was knowledgeable and I thought the amount of time at each stop was reasonable. I would suggest a little more time at the Red Rock Canyon visitor center. So much information!

Booking the excursion was very easy through the website. Our tour guide, Denny, showed up at our hotel right on time in a very comfortable van. Denny was very knowledgeable about all of pertinent facts surrounding the historical elements of the sites that were visited. He knew the best places to get great photos and even offered to take pictures of my wife and I at the different sites that we visited.

Love love the trip!! Tour guide was on time picking us up, he was gracious and attentive, right away offered us water and there were snack at the our seat. He was knowledgeable and took amazing pictures of us. Unfortunately, I don’t remember his name, only that he was from Brazil. Recommend this trip 100%.

Our Guide made this trip very interesting and fun. Things were pointed out that we would have missed without his input. The off-road tour was very exciting!