The Red Rock Canyon is a conservation area 45 minutes away from Las Vegas and offers ample nature and fantastic views of natural scenery and even wildlife within a short drive from the city of glamour and glitz. The red rock area offers desert beauty of calm sand compared to the bright lights and hype of the city of Las Vegas and there are also scenic red sandstones and sand dunes. There are also hiking and rock climbing trails in the area and one can even watch some waterfalls in the desert area. There are also native American footprints in the area and one can even go horseback riding for the ultimate American desert experience. There are also cactus trees and sage bushes that complete the dry desert picture and there are also funny creatures like squirrels and even a visitor centre offering tourist guides and tours of this grand desert near the glamour city.