Thank you for your including Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area in your wedding plans. We have a wedding permit system to ensure your wedding is as special as possible while protecting Red Rock Canyon's unique resources.
An approved Special Recreation Permit (SRP) is required for all weddings. Applications must be submitted a minimum of 14 days in advance of intended use. SRPs are available on a first come, first served basis.
Advanced payment of $210 is required prior to permit issuance. Please call (702) 515-5371 for payment options.
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area offers two wedding locations:
Overlook on State Route 159: The overlook provides a scenic panoramic view of Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area. It is a developed site with a paved parking area (approximately 25 parking spaces) and hiking trail and picnic tables. It is located approximately 1.7 miles south of Red Rock Canyon's 13-Mile Scenic Drive entrance, off of State Route 159.
Red Spring: This developed area features red rocks, trees, a boardwalk trail and platform which are commonly used for ceremonies. There is plenty of parking and picnic area tables available at this location. Red Spring is located approximately one mile from the intersection of State Route 159 and Calico Road. This intersection is approximately four miles west of 215 and Charleston Blvd. or one mile east of the 13-Mile Scenic Drive entrance.
Wedding sites are available at the following times:
|Dates ||Hours |
|March 1 to March 31||6 a.m. to 7 p.m.|
|April 1 to Sept 30||6 a.m. to 8 p.m.|
|Oct 1 to Oct 31||6 a.m. to 7 p.m.|
|Nov 1 to Feb 28/29||6 a.m. to 5 p.m.|
Permits do not allow exclusive use of a site. Picnic areas, trails and other facilities are open to the public. The maximum number of people at the wedding is 50. A member of your party must have a copy of approved permit in hand at time of wedding. Failure to abide by regualtions will result in denial of future permits and possible issuance of a citation by BLM personnel or law enforcement.
Please keep in mind that rice, birdseed, butterflies, balloons, arches, chairs and other props are prohibited.
If you and your party plan to enter the 13-Mile Scenic Drive, there is a charge of $7 for private vehicle or $2 per person in a bus or limo with a permit.
If you have any questions or comments, please call (702) 515-5371 or e-mail RRC_Reservations@blm.gov
Wedding Chapels and Officiants with Permits