Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area - Backcountry Camping

Backcountry camping is allowed within the core area of Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area above 5,000 feet.  A paperless permit is required and can be obtained by calling: 702-515-5050 and leaving your informaiton after the voice message. 

The backcountry area is remote with no drinking water or firewood for campfires.  Campers must select a previously disturbed campsite and must camp father than 200 feet from springs and riparian areas. 

There is no developed trail system in the backcountry.  Ground fires are prohibited, camping stoves are permitted.  To minimize conflicts with wildlife, pets should be on a leash and pet waste must be cleaned up.

Please carry out all trash.  Litter is an eyesore and a hazard to wildlife.  Trash cans are located at parking lots along the Scenic Drive and in Willow Springs.

There is also one developed campground at Red Rock Canyon.

Whether in the backcountry or developed campground, all stays are limited to 14 days.


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