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Meet your driver at your Las Vegas hotel for the trip to Red Rock Canyon, a National Conservation Area that’s just 16 miles (26 kilometers) outside of Las Vegas’ bustling downtown.

If you opt for the half-day “Red Rock Express” tour, travel the 13-mile (21-kilometer) loop road that takes in Red Rock Canyon’s most scenic spots, learning about the canyon’s geography and wildlife along the way.

On the longer “Red Rock Canyon” tour, there’s more time to stop and check out the desert sights: See the colorful sandstone at Calico Hills, visit limestone roasting pits used by Native Americans, and take in the petroglyphs at Willow Springs. After driving the loop road through the park, continue to Spring Mountain Ranch State Park, where you sit down to a picnic lunch on a ranch once owned by eccentric millionaire Howard Hughes.

The tour ends with drop-off at your Las Vegas hotel.

Locations visited
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area
Spring Mountain Ranch State Park
Calico Hills
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Overview
Visit a landscape of desert cliffs and rock formations on a Red Rock Canyon tour from Las Vegas with convenient options to suit your schedule. Get a glimpse of the wilderness that’s just beyond Las Vegas city lights, choosing between a half-day trip along Red Rock Canyon’s scenic loop road, or a longer trip that includes stops at petroglyphs, Native American sites, and Spring Mountain Ranch State Park.
Highlights
  • Explore Red Rock Canyon on a Las Vegas day trip
  • See Nevada’s wild desert scenery and learn Native American history
  • Upgrade to tour option with picnic lunch at Howard Hughes’ former ranch
  • Convenient pickup and drop-off at Las Vegas hotels
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Reviewed 6 days ago
A definite to do

This is a tour well worth taking. A sight to behold. Nature in all its beauty. Skip, our tour guide from Vegas Desert Tours was great. He was fun, well informed and made the ride that much more enjoyable. Had a great time and would...More

1  Thank Winifred V
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
Tommy is a five star guide!

Our guide, Tommy, made a trip to an amazing place, Red Rock, a wonderful experience. We highly recommend this tour! Tommy is a great guide!

Thank Karen W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Skip (the tour guide) Rocks!

I signed up for a Valley of Fire tour with Las Vegas Desert Tours, but it was cancelled the day before I was to go, so the company offered me the shorter Red Rock Canyon tour instead and immediately refunded my credit card the difference...More

Thank rowemorr
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile
Desert Rain??

We decided to take a tour to the Hoover Dam while in Vegas. We were picked up at our hotel on time and had a short drive to pick up other guests. When we got to our tour guide Adam, there wasn’t a dull moment...More

Thank Jenae M
Reviewed August 7, 2018 via mobile
A guide who loves his job

Skip was an amazing guide. He told us a lot of information and stories that were very interesting! The whole day he guides us with passion in his job. Regards ‘The Belgians’!

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Response from J R | Reviewed this property |
You do not have to walk around at all if you don't want to. The majority of the stops were at areas that you could get off the bus and snap some pictures. There is one stop at the beginning that has a walking path, but... More
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July 23, 2018|
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Response from Connie K | Reviewed this property |
Hi, it was A/C . Maybe you could give them a call. We took the Viator bus tour , small but comfortable. Great tour guide . Think you will enjoy it. Lots of info relating to the Indians and how they lived off the land. He... More
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Seaside283621
May 13, 2018|
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Response from 618bernardh | Reviewed this property |
I did not use a guide. I drove out to the Canyon from south Las Vegas around 9AM and spent about 3 hours hiking and talking with the park ranger. I then drove back to my hotel. It was in July so very hot but I was prepared... More
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