11/21/2019 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 11/21/2019 10:44
LAS VEGAS - Red Rock Canyon and Sloan Canyon National Conservation Areas will have limited hours on Thanksgiving Day, November 28.
The Scenic Drive area at Red Rock Canyon will be open from 6 a.m. to noon, and the Visitor Center will be open 8 a.m. to noon. The fee gates will close at noon. The Visitor Contact Station at Sloan Canyon will be open from 8 a.m. to noon. Normal operating hours will resume November 29. More information and normal operating hours at Red Rock Canyon NCA is available at https://www.blm.gov/red-rock-canyon-nca. For more information and operating hours at Sloan Canyon NCA, please visit https://www.blm.gov/sloan-canyon-nca.
Visitation at Red Rock Canyon NCA increases significantly during the Thanksgiving weekend, with the most congested time anticipated between 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. on Friday and Saturday. Increased visitation is also expected at Sloan Canyon NCA during the holiday weekend.
To ensure a high-quality visitor experience and to allow access for emergency vehicles (if needed), the 13-Mile Scenic Drive at Red Rock Canyon may be temporarily closed during periods of high visitation. Road signs will be posted along State Route 159 if/when the Scenic Drive is closed. Visitors may call (702) 515-5350 to check if the Scenic Drive is open.