Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area fee free February 15

View of sandstone cliffs with limestone mountains in background

The Bureau of Land Management will waive amenity-related fees at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area for Presidents Day on February 15. Other fees, such as camping, entry reservations and group day use, will remain in effect. 

A timed entry reservation is still required for entry to the Scenic Drive between the hours of 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. and available through at The gates open at 6 a.m., and no reservations are required before 8 a.m. There is also limited mobile phone service at Red Rock Canyon NCA.

Red Rock Canyon was designated as Nevada's first national conservation area. It is located 17 miles west of the Las Vegas Strip on Charleston Boulevard/State Route 159. The area includes a 13-Mile Scenic Drive, miles of hiking trails, rock climbing, horseback riding, mountain biking, road biking, picnic areas, and nature observing. More information about the NCA is available at

This year, we invite everyone to reimagine your public lands as we celebrate 75 years of the BLM’s stewardship and service to the American people. The BLM manages approximately 245 million acres of public land located primarily in 12 Western states, including Alaska. The BLM also administers 700 million acres of sub-surface mineral estate throughout the nation. The agency’s mission is to sustain the health, diversity, and productivity of America’s public lands for the use and enjoyment of present and future generations. 

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Bureau of Land Management


Red Rock/Sloan Field Office


John Asselin