Red Rock Canyon 05.2014
nevada / Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area

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Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area in Nevada is an area managed by the Bureau of Land Management as part of its National Landscape Conservation System, and protected as a National Conservation Area. It is located about 15 miles (24 km) west of Las Vegas, and is easily seen from the Las Vegas Strip. The area is visited by more than two million people each year.

News: On Feb 22, 2017 the Clark County Commission voted on a controversial development of 5,025 homes at the edge of the park. Video from Clark County.

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Headlines

https://lasvegassun.com/news/2017/sep/07/judge-allows-save-red-rock-group-lawsuit-county
https://knpr.org/dc-blog/red-rock-punt
http://www.reviewjournal.com/news/politics-and-government/clark-county/controversial-plan-near-red-rock-canyon-gets-clark-county
https://lasvegassun.com/news/2017/feb/20/save-red-rock-clark-county-commission
http://www.ktnv.com/news/county-commission-set-to-vote-on-controversial-red-rock-development
http://nevadaforward.com/2017/02/09/save-red-rock-clark-county-face-off-court
http://www.timetoclimb.com/climbing/the-black-corridor-sport-climbing-in-red-rock
Failing water well, rotten boardwalk are Red Rock Canyon headaches - @RefriedBrean
Proposed work at Red Rock includes new scenic loop escape route - @RefriedBrean
Hikers stumble onto dinosaur prints at Red Rock Canyon
https://www.ipetitions.com/petition/save-red-rock-final

Elsewhere on the Web

http://www.redrockcanyonlv.org
http://www.blm.gov/nv/st/en/fo/lvfo/blm_programs/blm_special_areas/red_rock_nca.html

Birding

http://redrockaudubon.com - http://redrockaudubon.com/where-to-bird - @RedRockAudubon
https://www.facebook.com/RRASMAIN

Hikes

http://www.redrockcanyonlv.org/events/moenkopi-hike

Stargazing

http://www.redrockcanyonlv.org/news/stargazing-at-red-rock-canyon-2

Wikipedia

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Red_Rock_Canyon_National_Conservation_Area

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Red Rock Rendevous

http://www.cvent.com/events/red-rock-rendezvous-2015/event-summary-cd49b49ba06340c08ee426fc62f76e8c.aspx
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Rock Climbing in Red Rock Canyon NCA

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Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area - Poster

Less than 20 miles from the celebrated Las Vegas Strip in Nevada, the Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area showcases some of the best examples of what makes the southern Mojave Desert so spectacular. The area, named for its vivid, “rusted” red sandstone outcrops, offers visitors nearly 200,000 acres in which to experience unique sandstone escarpments, thickets of Joshua trees, beautiful desert flowers, the beloved desert tortoise, and evidence left by native peoples, such as roasting pits, petroglyphs, and pictographs. About a million people visit this stunning Nevada landscape each year to enjoy the 13-mile scenic drive; more than 30 miles of trails; excellent rock climbing, biking, and equestrian opportunities; and a vibrant visitor center.

Congress designated Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area in 1990 as Nevada’s first National Conservation Area (the seventh to be designated nationally). Today, the area is part of the Bureau of Land Management’s National Landscape Conservation System (also known as National Conservation Lands).