Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area has more than 200,000 acres of climbing routes, hiking, cycling and equestrian trails, a beautiful Visitor Center and some amazing Rock Stars – the resident desert tortoises.
There are 3 million visitors using the area each year – so Red Rock Canyon can use all the help it can get.
Friends of Red Rock Canyon:
- Has contributed $2.4 million in direct financial aid to support Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.
- Has provided $8.7 million in equivalent volunteer hours to maintain Red Rock.
- Supports hundreds of volunteers participating in trail maintenance, waste clean-up and graffiti removal.
- Staffs the information desk at Red Rock Visitor Center and assists 750,000 visitors a year.
- Protects wildlife, birds and plant life throughout the conservation area, including tortoises and pollinators.
- Monitors and repairs trails 60 miles of trails, especially after damaging rain and wind.
- Supports Clark County schools, the Las Vegas Police Department and underprivileged youth to experience Red Rock Canyon.
- Documents and preserves our Native American cultural sites.
- Staffs community events, including a naturalization ceremony and numerous volunteer events.
- Educates more than 300,000 visitors a year about Red Rock resources.
- Maintains and improves trees and native plants.
- Publishes a quarterly magazine, The Rock, to inform members, volunteers and the public.
- Manages a dynamic, informative website, digital newsletter and social media to keep everyone connected to Red Rock Canyon every day.