The Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area is located just a few miles west of Las Vegas and encompasses 195,819 acres within the Mojave Desert. Red Rock Canyon is an area of worldwide geologic interest and beauty with more than 30 miles of hiking trails, accessible off the 13-mile scenic loop road that takes you through the canyon. Vehicular access daily from 6 am-8 pm. $7 per car. All cars receive an area map upon entry; stop at the Visitor’s Center for more information. Picnic areas and restrooms are available.