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Red Rock Canyon, Nevada

Nevada USA


Beautiful sandstone canyon west of Las Vegas, Nevada with nice hiking and rock climbing and a few birds.


Notable Species

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Birds you can see here include:

Turkey Vulture, Great Horned Owl, White-throated Swift, Ladder-backed Woodpecker, Woodhouse's Scrub Jay, Bushtit, White-breasted Nuthatch, Bewick's Wren, Spotted Towhee, Black-chinned Sparrow, Black-throated Sparrow, Verdin, Juniper Titmouse, Costa's Hummingbird

Other Wildlife

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Site Information

History and Use

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Areas of Interest

I highly recommend the Willow Springs trail, but there are many.

Access and Facilities

There is a $5.00 parking/entry fee. They have a very nice visitor center and gift shop (from Joe H).

Contact Details

Bureau of Land Management.

External Links

Content and images originally posted by bernerjc


bernerjc's review

Not that birdy. However there is a more birdy Willow Springs trail that I didn't visit.

Saw the following over three hours at Ice Box Canyon and another very narrow canyon at Red Rock Canyon park afternoon of April 15, 2005 Turkey Vulture 1 Great Horned Owl 1 White-throated Swift 20 Ladder-backed Woodpecker 6 Western Scrub-Jay 1 Bushtit 1 White-breasted Nuthatch 1 Bewick's Wren 3 Spotted Towhee 4


  • Beautiful scenery
  • good for your non-birding companions


  • not that birdy overall