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“Beautiful!”

Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area
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$119.99*
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Morning Maverick Horseback Ride with Breakfast
Ranked #1 of 456 things to do in Las Vegas
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Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: Visitors can admire colorful rock formations on several hiking trails or on a 13-mile scenic drive.
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Houston, Texas, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Beautiful!”
Reviewed June 12, 2013

Before coming here, I had my doubt because from other people pictures I didn't think it would be as nice as the Grand Canyon or other places we have been too. To my surprise this place was so nice. There is not a bad place to take pictures. And the best part is only about 30 minutes away from Vegas. My husband and I hike the calico tank. It took us about 2 hours to get to the top. It was a great view but medium difficulty. If you don't want to hike there is also a great scenic drive that you can do. There are places for you to stop at during the drive to take picture. This place is a must see.

Visited May 2013
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Santa Clarita, California, United States
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“If you like the desert, you will like RRCNCA”
Reviewed June 11, 2013

Just out side of Las Vegas is another gem. Most people don't even know it exists. Lot's of cool photo opportunities in the park. Lot's of Hiking spots as well. The National Park folks have made this conservation area very easy to access. The scenic loop through the park is great for those who are mobility challenged, You can get great pictures without ever leaving the comfort of your car. Keep in mind you are in the desert and it can get HOT, HOT, HOT. Another great escape form the Hustle & Bustle of the strip.
John & LynNita Ellis

Visited July 2012
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“Take the scenic drive”
Reviewed June 11, 2013

This is a great place to take a break from the craziness of Vegas. The scenic drive is picturesque. You will find yourself stopping constantly to snap pictures. Beautiful!

Visited June 2013
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Hampton, Minnesota
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“Stunning - and only 1/2 hour from the strip!”
Reviewed June 11, 2013

I've visited Red Rock several times on trips to Vegas. Stunning drive, even better to do some hiking over the red rocks! Only half an hour from Vegas...worth the trip! The new visitors center is impressive...and no sales tax in the gift shop! Arrive early if you come in summer to avoid the heat if you plan to hike.

Visited June 2013
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Fayetteville, North Carolina
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“Beautiful”
Reviewed June 10, 2013

So close to the strip and an easy drive. Spectacular scenery and nice walks and look out areas. Was blazing hot in June. Take your camera. 12 mile easy drive - one way - loops around the canyon.

Visited June 2013
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