Plan Your Visit
Red Rock Lakes National Wildlife Refuge provides wildlife based recreational opportunities to thousands of visitors every year. People enjoy viewing the unique geology and diverse wildlife, whether by boat, automobile or foot. The refuge elevation spans from 6,600 feet in the valley to 9,400 feet in the Centennial Mountains, creating diverse habitats and weather conditions. We recommend sturdy footwear, warm clothing, rain gear, and a camera, good binoculars or spotting scope for optimum enjoyment. Please read this section carefully to plan your visit to increase your enjoyment and safety. Remember, weather is unpredictable on the refuge and extreme variations in precipitation and temperature can exist from day to day and week to week.