LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area will be reopening the scenic drive on Monday, June 1, after being closed due to the pandemic.
The following areas will also be open:
- Red Rock Overlook
- Late Night Trailhead
- Red Spring Boardwalk
- Calico Basin and Kraft Mountain Trailheads
- The Sloan Canyon NCA parking area at Nawghaw Poa Road
The following facilities remain closed:
- The Red Rock Canyon Visitor Center
- Red Spring Picnic Area
- All campsites at the Red Rock Campground
- The Sloan Canyon Visitor Contact Station
According to a news release from the BLM, the scenic drive will be open daily from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Late exit and overnight permits will not be issued until further notice. In addition, parking is only permitted in parking lots and not along the drive.
If parking lots become full and the area hits capacity, the BLM said the gates will be temporarily closed until the area drops below capacity.
The BLM is asking visitors to follow guidelines set forth by the CDC when it comes to visiting recreation and park areas. The BLM said it will ensure all visitors are following the CDC guidance to avoid contracting COVID-19.
You can find any updates about the Red Rock Conservation Area at this link.