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Horse Riding at Red Rock Canyon - Tour from Las Vegas

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Key Highlights
  • Ride real cowboy trails through stunning desert terrain
  • Ideal for novices or experienced riders
  • See some of the most spectacular scenery in Southern Nevada
  • Stunning photo-opportunities
  • The perfect way to take a break from hectic Vegas
  • Complimentary pick-up and drop-off
  • Activity Schedule
    When does it run?



    2 hours

    Start time

    Start time for the ride: 15 May – 16 Sep: 8.00 am; 17 Sep – 14 May: 9.00 am
    Pick-up at Golden Nugget: 15 May – 16 Sep: 6.50 am; 17 Sep – 14 May: 7.50 am
    Pick-up at Circus Circus: 15 May – 16 Sep: 7.00 am: 17 Sep – 14 May: 8.00 am
    Pick-up at Caesars Palace: 15 May – 16 Sep: 7.15 am; 17 Sep – 14 May: 8.15 am
    Pick-up at Excalibur: 15 May – 16 Sep: 7.30 am: 17 Sep – 14 May: 8.30 am
    Pick-up at South Point: 15 May – 16 Sep: 7.45 am; 17 Sep – 14 May: 8.45 am
    Duration: 2 hours

    Meeting Point

    Please make your way to one of the Las Vegas resorts listed below:
    Golden Nugget: South Tower Entrance
    Circus Circus: Outside main entrance underneath the circus clown sign
    Caesars Palace: Outside the casino next to the Planet Hollywood sign
    Excalibur: Outside rear rotunda entrance
    South Point: Main Entrance
    Please report at the meeting point 15 minutes before the start time. This is mandatory to allow time for pre-departure briefing.

    Ending Point

    You will be dropped off at the place where you were picked up

  • Overview & Itinerary
    Overview Take a break from the hustle bustle of Vegas and escape into the fresh air and glorious scenery of the Mojave desert.

    Ride real cowboy trails on a supremely well-trained horse and watch the multi-hued rocks glowing in the morning sun. Enjoy the peace of the desert and look out for wildlife like eagles, kit foxes or jack rabbits. You’ll find it hard to believe that you are only 30 minutes or so from Las Vegas.

    Make sure you have your camera with you as the views are breath-taking.

    Experienced riders and novices alike will love this desert horse-back adventure.


    Get in touch with your inner cowboy on this Horse Riding at Red Rock Canyon tour.

    At the start of the day you will be picked up from one of the following pickup points.

    You will reach the ranch, located in the Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, at about 8:00am (in summer, 9:00am in winter) and will be introduced to your horse! Set off with your cowboy guide up a narrow canyon with limestone cliffs looming a hundred feet above you.

    Enjoy the golden glow of morning and the stunning desert landscapes as your sure-footed horse picks its way along historic cowboy trails.

    You will see ancient caves, amazing geological formations and the majestic Wilson Cliffs rising to 7,000 feet and streaked with rich red sandstone. Watch the sky for birds such as eagles or red-tailed hawks. And keep an eye out for burros among the rocks, chuckwalla lizards, or jack rabbits with their huge ears.

    The trail ride lasts for 2 hours. Afterwards you will be dropped back in Las Vegas at the point from which you were picked up.

  • Inclusions & Exclusions
    • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
    • Transportation in an air-conditioned vehicle
    • English-speaking guide
    • Bureau of Land Management fee USD $ 10
  • Please note & Additional info
    Please note

    Please call the activity operator at least 24 hours prior to start of the tour for reconfirming departure details. Give the activity operator your cell phone number, hotel and room number so they can contact you if there are any problems at the time of pickup

    Children under six are not permitted to ride.

    If you are not staying at any of the resorts nominated as pick-up locations (Golden Nugget, Circus Circus, Caesars Palace, or Excalibur) please make your way to the one that is closest to where you are staying.

    Traffic problems could delay your pick-up vehicle. Please allow for as much as a 15-minute variance in pick-up time.

    Guests who are more than 10 minutes late to the pick-up location will be considered ‘no shows’ and will be subject to cancellation policies.

    Helmets are available for those who wish to wear them, though they are not required.

    Additional info

    The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details and local telephone numbers at the destination. They will happily answer any logistical questions you may have.

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