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Hours changing for Red Rock Canyon scenic drive

Hours are changing this week for the scenic drive at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, according to the Southern Nevada District Office of the Bureau of Land Management.

The 13-mile drive will be open 6 a.m. to 5 p.m. starting Friday. The change happens as days become shorter. Also, Daylight Saving Time ends Sunday morning, when clocks are set back one hour.

The visitors center’s hours will remain the same, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Visitation in the fall is expected to be heavy. The most congested times are 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on weekends and holidays.

Mobile phone service is limited at Red Rock Canyon. Keep this in mind if you are using a ride-share service.

For more information go to www.blm.gov/red-rock-canyon-nca.