Red Rock Canyon, Nevada

"Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area is an oasis in a neon desert.

'Red Rock' as it is known to the locals, gets its name from the red colored sandstone formation embedded in the mountains that form the western and northern margins of this small valley. The distinct red colored layers of sandstone streak horizontally across mountains known as the Wilson Cliffs and can be seen from almost anywhere in Las Vegas valley.
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From red...


to white....




7 comments:

ghee said...

interesting rocks!its so nice to explore!

Ebie said...

Interesting, last week, we stopped at the Red Rock Canyon State Park but it was located in Catil, CA off the Highway SR 14. But I have not been seen the Las Vegas rocks!

JO said...

Thanks Ghee.

Hi Ebie,
I guess we can see these types of rocks anywhere... we also have something similar in Canada.

Joe-ann said...

looks great jo, thanks for sharing. wish can go there someday.hehehe.

JO said...

Hi Joe-Ann,
You won't regret it!

Heart of Rachel said...

Beautiful rock formations.

alisonwonderland said...

Southern Utah has a lot of those red rocks too. I enjoy visiting there.