Red Rock Adventures

Exciting Outdoor Activities in Las Vegas

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The excitement at Red Rock Resort isn't limited to gourmet meals, world-class entertainment and our best of Las Vegas spa. With a beautiful high desert wonderland less than 10 minutes away from the property, we offer an unparalleled array of outdoor activities. Whether you want to rock climb the 5th most popular destination in the country, mountain bike your way through a spider web of wild horse trails or experience the beauty of the Colorado River from hiking trails, rafts or your own personal kayak, we're prepared to deliver the best outdoor entertainment in Las Vegas. Why limit your Sin City trip to indoor activities? Take your vacation to new heights with an exciting outdoor entertainment package from Red Rock Adventures.

Morning Horseback Ride

Positioned at the base of the majestic Wilson Cliffs in Red Rock Canyon, you'll find a small western camp known for offering the best horseback riding in Las Vegas. Take a ride to receive an unusual, but beautiful perspective of the surrounding red rocks, and abundant local wildlife. If you're looking for something extra special, then try the morning trail ride, where the peace and quiet of the canyon are matched with breathtaking views of the rising sun setting fire to the area's sandstone cliffs. There's no better way to start your day. YEAR-ROUND.

Afternoon Horseback Ride

As the afternoon shadows grow longer across the canyon floor, the morning views throughout Red Rock Canyon undergo a dramatic change. In the winter months, you'll be thankful for the warm desert sun, as will the critters now warm enough to leave their homes and begin the day's forage. Is that a wild horse, or a burro in the distance? Only time will tell, but one thing is certain - the end of your afternoon horseback riding adventure promises a scrumptious cowboy dinner and a crackling fire back at camp. Yee-haw! YEAR-ROUND.

River Raft Adventure

Rafts ported below the Hoover dam can leisurely float down Black Canyon, where the water is a constant 51 degrees, the cliffs rise as high as 2,000 feet above the river’s surface and desert big horn sheep, coyote and bald eagles might be just around the next bend. This is not white water rafting, but it is every bit as interesting! The large motorized rafts float down the river at a leisurely pace, while your guide brings to life the natural and cultural history of this portion of the Colorado River. Your full day river adventure includes a picnic lunch in a souvenir insulated bag. SEASONAL.

Bike & Kayak

Combine mountain biking with kayaking to create a perfect day of outdoor activities in Las Vegas! Spend the morning riding a full suspension mountain bike through the famous single-track trails of Bootleg Canyon. Beginners, or those looking for a more leisurely ride can opt for the scenic version offered by River Mountain Trail. Either way, your full day adventure affords great riding, fantastic views and the opportunity to spot local native wildlife, like bighorn sheep and desert tortoises, all while soaking in the beauty of Lake Mead. SEASONAL.

Kayaking Black-Canyon

The guided Black Canyon kayak adventure starts at the base of the world-renowned Hoover Dam and continues down river, offering ample time to soak in the natural Hot Springs along the way. On this full day trip, you’ll be able to enjoy the beauty of Black Canyon while riding the Colorado River currents all the way down to famous Willow Beach. Transportation to and from the launch point, safety equipment, safety briefing, water, snacks and lunch are included. YEAR-ROUND.

Half-Day Kayaking

Step right into the pages of history with a walking tour of the Techatticup mine, where you’ll venture deep into a rumored to be haunted gold mine, visiting 3 different mine shafts, one of which drops over 900 feet. Learn how the hardiest men labored feverishly looking for GOLD in them there hills, chiseling their way through the mountainside inch by inch, using only the most primitive tools and working by candlelight. After your Mine Tour, a short drive will drop you off at the nearby Colorado River, where Steamboats of yesteryear were loaded to the brim full of ore and precious minerals from the Eldorado Mines. Enjoy spectacular river views as you leisurely paddle your way through this historic, beautiful area. Your trip includes the Kayak Tour, the walking Gold Mine Tour and Picnic Lunch on the banks of the River. YEAR-ROUND.

Hike & Hot Springs

Do you like hiking? How about exploring the backcountry by winding your way through the shade of towering canyon walls? Are you interested in seeing ancient petroglyphic rock art from the local Mohave and Paiute tribes? Does soaking in a natural hot springs sound like heaven? If so, then come uncover the secrets of Black Canyon with this best of Las Vegas hiking experience.

You'll journey down a narrow wash on a trail that meanders through slot canyons with sandstone walls which reveal ancient Indian petroglyphs. During the springtime, your hike will take you past colorful wildflowers and all the way down to the banks of the mighty Colorado River, where native bighorn sheep gather to drink from the cool waters. Scramble over boulders and weave your way through the tall canyon walls to reach a series of several rejuvenating natural hot spring pools.

After a picnic lunch on the beach, relax in the natural hot springs that are known for their healing properties. Lounge in the warmth of the sun while listening to the trickling stream beside you.

Finish exploring the canyon and riverside trails before making your way back to the trailhead, happy to have basked in the beauty of the surrounding area. SEASONAL.

Guided-Hikes

Red Rock Canyon State Park's colorful high desert landscape and scattered mountainous terrain features ideal hiking opportunities for all abilities and experience levels. Guided-hikes through this 400 million-year old majestic and geological wonder are offered every day! Enthusiastic experts will lead you through this marvel of nature that's sure to exceed all expectations about the quality of hiking destinations in Las Vegas. During specific seasons, full-day guided hikes to relaxing hot springs on the Arizona side of the Hoover Dam are also available. Red Rock Canyon – Year Around / Arizona Hot Springs – Seasonal

Guided Bike Tour

For those who prefer to get off their feat and onto a seat, the Red Rock Canyon and Lake Mead Mountain/Road Guided Bike Tour will hit the spot. This outdoor adventure is perfect for people of all experience levels and interests, featuring a 13 mile road-biking one-way loop through Red Rock Canyon, as well as an assortment of sanctioned mountain-biking trails, featuring some of the finest biking opportunities in the world. Whether you're interested in a guided bike adventure, or simply just want to rent a bike, we've got you covered. YEAR-ROUND.

Guided Rock Climbing

Red Rock Canyon ranks as the 5th most popular climbing destination in the country, so it's no exaggeration to say that rock climbers from all around the world gravitate to the area for climbing experiences ranging from bouldering to multi-pitch climbs. Whether you're a sport climber, a 'trad' climber, or a novice who wants to try their hand at this thrilling, and challenging sport, there's no better time for a guided rock climb than right now, and no better place to do it than right here in Las Vegas. YEAR-ROUND.

Indoor Climbing Gym

Rock climbing certainly looks fun, but for those who've never done it before, there's no better way to give it your first go than by climbing indoors. Whether you're a novice, or an advanced climber, indoor climbing gyms offer everything needed for a challenging, interesting adventure experience. Oh, and when outdoor temperatures soar into the 100's, there's simply nothing quite like climbing in a comfortable indoor environment. Be sure to beat the heat, but don't sacrifice the chance to experience a thrilling climbing adventure right here in Las Vegas! YEAR-ROUND.