Red Rock Scenic Drive To Reopen On Monday

Red Rock Visitor Center Will Remain Closed

Mitch Kelly
May 30, 2020 - 9:30 am

LAS VEGAS, NV (KXNT) -  The reopenings just keep on coming.

Beginning Monday, the BLM Southern Nevada District will reopen access to:

• Red Rock Canyon Scenic Drive
• Red Rock Overlook
• Late Night Trailhead
• Red Spring Boardwalk
• Calico Basin and Kraft Mountain Trailheads

During this phase, 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. Parking is only permitted in parking lots and not along the Scenic Drive. When the parking lots are full and the area hits capacity, the gates will be temporarily closed until the area drops below capacity.

While these areas are accessible for visitors to enjoy, a return to full operations will continue to be phased and services may be limited. When recreating, the public should follow local area health orders, practice Leave No Trace principles,practice social distancing and avoid high-risk outdoor activities.

The Red Rock Campground will remain closed, as it closes annually between Memorial Day and Labor Day weekend.

Also, with public health in mind, the following facilities/areas remain closed at this time:

• The Red Rock Canyon Visitor Center
• Red Spring Picnic Area
• All campsites at the Red Rock Campground