Red Rock Canyon State Park

37749 Abbott Dr.
Cantil, CA 93519- Map It
(661) 946-6092

AAA Editor Notes

Red Rock Canyon State Park is 25 mi. n.e. via SR 14. Red, brown and gray sandstone cliffs have eroded into spectacular shapes. The colorful formations served as landmarks for freight wagons that stopped at the canyon's springs. Included in this desert community are Joshua trees, cholla cactus, golden eagles, desert tortoises and coyotes. A visitor center provides information about geology and history, and a pamphlet for a self-guiding half-mile nature trail is available. Pets on leash are allowed. Camping is permitted. Picnicking is permitted.
Day use fee $6. Primitive camping fee $25; $23 (ages 62+).
Hours: Park open daily dawn-dusk. Visitor center open Fri.-Sun.; hours vary by season.