Red Rock Canyon
About Red Rock Canyon Tours
Situated in the foothills of the majestic mountains that overlook Las Vegas, Red Rock Canyon area offers spectacular views of the amazing rock formations that gave this area its name. The deep colors and intensity of the red rocks changes throughout the day as the sun makes its way across the sky.
Red Rock offers visitors the chance to view abundant wildlife, such as bighorn sheep, tortoises, lizards, snakes, coyote, kit fox, gray fox, wild horses, and even a pack of resident wild burros. There are also various species of birds and a variety of cacti and other desert plants, including the very unique Joshua tree.
A guided tour through Red Rock Canyon is an ideal way to learn more about the fascinating geological forces that shaped this area. The unspoiled natural landscape will leave you with amazing photos and memories of your trip to the American Southwest.
Red Rock Canyon Walking Tour with Limousine Bookings Available in 2022
We will provide water for you, but you are also more than welcome to bring additional beverages (including alcohol) and snacks. You will definitely want to bring a camera and/or a phone to take your own pictures of this exquisite location.
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area Private Tour Details
- 2 hours in Red Rock Canyon
- Bottled water provided in limousine; you are more than welcome to BYOB and/or snacks (no eating in the limo, please)
- Your choice to walk, hike, or sightsee
- Limousine pickup from your Las Vegas hotel at 8:00 AM
- Allow about 3.5 hours from pickup from your hotel to drop off at your hotel
- Entrance fees included in the price
- Courtesy limousine transportation to and from Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area for a MAX of 10 persons
Items not included
- Beverages other than bottled water
The Red Rock Canyon area was first recognized as a landmark in 1936 and then set aside as a national conservation area in the 1990s. The park consists of more than 195,000 acres in the Mojave Desert, about 30 minutes west of the famous Las Vegas Strip. The park has hiking trails, climbing routes, and a Visitor Center. Millions of tourists and locals delight in a visit to the lovely area each year.
Frequently Asked Questions
The desert landscape is peppered with outcrops of Aztec sandstone. Over the millennia, exposure to the wind, rain, and sun caused the iron minerals located inside the stone to "rust," thereby resulting in striking orange, brown, and deep-red colored rocks.
We can't guarantee the burros will make an appearance during the day of your tour. They are wild animals and come and go as they please. If you are lucky enough to catch sight of the pack, be sure to keep a safe distance as give them plenty of space.
Yes, you can! Our hiking and walking tours follow a guided path through the area. You'll have the opportunity to stop and take pictures of the red rocks and amazing desert scenery.
Keep in mind that Red Rock Canyon is located in the desert. As such, it can get hot during the spring, summer, and even fall months. Dress appropriately for the weather and be sure to bring some sunscreen!
It's located a mere 30-minute drive from the Las Vegas Strip. On a clear day, if you look to the west from a high enough vantage point on the Strip, you'll notice the foothills where Red Rock Canyon Park is located.