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Red Rock Canyon, Nevada Campground Photos, Directions & Reservations

Red Rock Canyon Campground Photos

Red Rock Canyon Campground Photos
Red Rock Canyon Campground Photos
Red Rock Canyon Campground Photos
Red Rock Canyon Campground Photos
Red Rock Canyon Campground Photos
Red Rock Canyon Campground Photos

Overview

Red Rock Canyon’s standard, RV, and group campsites are located in the stunning Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, an approximate 20 mile drive from “The Las Vegas Strip.” Visitors enjoy hiking, rock climbing, bike riding and scenic driving in this unique Mojave Desert environment.

Facilities

There are 53 individual standard sites. Ten people and two vehicles are allowed per site in the individual sites. There are six RV sites which have room for one RV and a vehicle. Seven large group sites can accommodate up to 20 people and 8 vehicles. All standard sites and group sites contain picnic tables, grills and campfire circles. All group sites have shaded picnic table area. Some individual standard sites have shaded picnic table areas. Each group site is primarily tenting with 10 individual small tent areas/group sites. Vault toilets, trashcans, and drinking water (in the individual camping area) are provided. While Moenkopi Road is paved, the roads throughout the campground are gravel.

Natural Features

Red Rock Canyon’s unique geology with multicolored sandstone atop of gray limestone creates a unique environment with seasonal springs and streams. There are 54 year-round water sources in the Spring Mountains. It’s also home to threatened desert tortoise and living cultural reminders of the pioneer past, wild burros and horses. The campground is in a quiet bowl near some of the most popular rock climbing destinations in the country, providing privacy with limited shade under the group picnic pavilion.

Recreation

The Red Rock Scenic Drive & Visitor Center as well as the Red Spring / Calico Basin areas are 3 and 2 miles respectively from the campground and accessible by vehicles. Activities available from the Red Rock Canyon Visitor Center are hiking, bike riding and rock climbing with guided hikes and educational programs available on certain days.

Recreation Sites

  • Standard Nonelectric
  • Shelter Nonelectric
  • Walk To
  • Group Shelter Nonelectric
  • Rv Nonelectric
  • Walk To
  • Overnight

Activities

  • Wildlife Viewing
  • Visitor Center
  • Horseback Riding
  • Hiking
  • Interpretive Programs
  • Camping
  • Historic & Cultural Site
  • Climbing
  • Biking

Amenities

  • Accessible Vault Toilet
  • Campfire Programs
  • Campfire Rings
  • Drinking Water
  • Fee Booth
  • Grills
  • Pets Allowed
  • Picnic Tables
  • Trash Collection
  • Vault Toilets
  • Water Spigot
  • Grills/Fire Ring
  • Fire Pit
  • Tent Pad
  • Quiet Area
  • Picnic Table
  • BBQ

Nearby Attractions

More than 60 miles of hiking trails; access to over 2000 documented rock climbing routes; picnic areas; mountain and road biking; horseback riding and scenic byway touring are also popular and available nearby.

Directions and Contact Information

The Red Rock Canyon campground is located at 3293 Moenkopi Rd., Las Vegas, NV 89161. To get there from Clark County 215 Beltway west, take the Charleston Blvd. exit (exit #26) and head west. Drive 3.5 miles to Moenkopi Rd. Turn south on Moenkopi Rd. and drive for a mile (past the BLM Fire Station).
Physical Address: Moenkopi Road, Las Vegas, Nevada 89161.

If you are using a mapping application search for “Red Rock Canyon Campground, Las Vegas, NV.”

Need to Know

  • Please check in with camphost for required vehicle permits that need to be displayed in the vehicle dash or rear view mirror.
  • Campground reservation holders do not need to book a Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area Scenic Timed Entry ticket in order to access the campground. If while visiting the area you would like to visit the Scenic Drive, you will need to make a timed entry reservation.
  • Individual-standard campsites are limited to 10 people and 2 vehicles per site. Group sites are limited to 20 people and six vehicles per site UNTIL COVID RESTRICTIONS ARE LIFTED. RV sites are limited to one RV and one vehicle per site. Walk-to sites are limited to one vehicle and two smaller tents per site. These are Reservation only.
  • There are no extra parking areas. Parking is limited to the campsite’s designated parking. There is no Day Use Area in the campground.
  • Only America the Beautiful Senior and Access Passes are valid for ½ price discount on camping and only in the standard and rv sites. The camphost will want verify the pass that is used for the site.
  • Limited cellphone coverage
  • Campground Closed June 1 – August 31. Campers can reserve sites up to six months before arrival.
  • Maximum length of stay is 14 days.
  • There are no hookup services (electrical, propane/gas, water tank filling, or grey/black water disposal).
  • Prepare for the elements temperatures can go below freezing in the winter and spike up to 100+ during the spring and summer season.
  • Be aware of rattlesnakes, coyotes, rodents, bees, and sharp vegetation.
  • Off-road vehicles are not allowed in the campgrounds
  • No natural shade or wind breaks. Dogs must be on a leash.
  • Fires are only allowed in BLM approved metal fire rings
  • No firewood is available on site; however nearby grocery stores do sell bundles of firewood.
  • Fire season is generally May-October. During this time, only propane stoves are allowed: no open fires even in campground. Please call 702-515-5350 for current fire restrictions.

Location Map

Latitude : 36° 7′ 53.0000″ N
Longitude: 115° 23′ 2.0000″ W

Mailing Address

1000 SCENIC LOOP DRIVE
Las Vegas, NV 89161

Phone Number

702-515-5387

Additional Information

Nevada State Tourism
Nevada State Road Conditions

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