Red Rock Canyon Scenic Drive Delayed Due to Flash Flooding
By TheNevadaGlobeStaff, March 15, 2023 3:10 pm
LAS VEGAS – The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has announced a delayed opening for the Scenic Drive at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area on Wednesday morning. The BLM released a statement on Twitter, explaining that flash flooding at Oak Creek has resulted in unsafe driving conditions on the road.
Visitors planning to take the Scenic Drive are advised to exercise caution and follow BLM’s social media channels for updates on the road’s reopening. The BLM has not yet disclosed the estimated time for the Scenic Drive’s reopening.
Red Rock Canyon is a popular destination for locals and tourists, known for its unique rock formations and scenic trails. The area is managed by the BLM, which has implemented safety measures to ensure visitors’ safety amid natural hazards such as flash floods.
The delayed opening of the Scenic Drive serves as a reminder to visitors to remain vigilant and informed about the current weather conditions before embarking on any outdoor activities.
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