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Red Rock Canyon Scenic Drive hours change on Friday

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Posted at 7:44 AM, Feb 25, 2019
and last updated 2019-02-25 10:44:59-05

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — The 13-mile Scenic Drive at Red Rock Canyon will be open 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. starting March 1.

This change happens yearly as days become longer and sunset is later in the day.

The Visitor Center will continue to be open 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

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 LEED-certified visitor center, 13-Mile Scenic Drive, miles of hiking trails, picnic areas, rock climbing, horseback riding, mountain biking, road biking and nature observing.

More information about the NCA is available here.