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Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area - Fees and Passes
Amenity Fees and Passes
Photo of Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area began collecting amenity fees in 1998. As you travel around the 13-Mile Scenic Drive, your fees are evident in interpretive and educational programs for visitors and school groups, well-maintained roads, interpretive trail signs, restful picnic areas, clean restrooms and trash receptacles. Conservation of critical habitat for desert tortoises and other wildlife, protection for wild horses and burros, and cultural resource preservation are benefits of your support of this area. Trail maintenance and repair, as well as law enforcement support are funded by amenity fees to sustain a safe place for you, your family and friends to recreate. 
America the Beautiful Pass Program CardThe America the Beautiful Pass Program - The National Park Service and Federal Recreational Lands Pass Program began in 2007, replacing the National Parks, Golden Eagle, Golden Age and Golden Access passes. These are interagency passes that will be honored by the Bureau of Land Management, National Park Service, U.S. Forest Service, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and Bureau of Reclamation at fee sites across the nation. Information on this program can be found at and 
Passes are available at the entrance station. Funds received from pass sales at Red Rock Canyon are used provide and maintain amenities.
A number of passes are accepted:
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area Daily Pass 
Private Vehicle                 $7        
Pedestrian        $3

Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area Annual Pass
Annual Pass                         $30        

America the Beautiful - The National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Passes
Annual Pass                                                      $80                 
Military Annual (active duty)free
Senior Pass (62+ years old)$10 (lifetime)
Access Pass (permanent disability)   free (lifetime)
Every Kid in a Park (4th graders)free

Pass Usage Guidelines

Passes are valid for:

  • one personal car (for all pass types)
  • one or two pass owners on two motorcycles or scooters. Signatures of both people must be on the pass and must match identification. Senior and Access Pass are valid for the pass owner on one motorcycle only
  • up to four adult bicyclists
  • up to four pedestrians
  • children under 16 are always admitted for free
2016 Fee Free Dates

In 2016, more than 2,000 national parks, national forests, national wildlife refuges, and other federal lands will offer free admittance to everyone on selected dates. At Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, the following dates are fee free:

January 18, 2016Martin Luther King Jr. Day
February 13-15, 2016President's Day Weekend
September 24, 2016National Public Lands Day
November 11, 2016Veterans Day

Commercial Fee 

If you are planning to bring an organized group to Red Rock Canyon, please contact an Outdoor Recreation Planner at 702-515-5350 for more information.

Other Fees

There are other activities at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area which would require payment of a fee:

Camping: $15/individual site per night, $40/group site per night


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