Nevada's oldest and largest state park, dedicated in 1935, which derives its name from the stark red sandstone formations. Ancient trees and early man are represented throughout the park by areas of petrified wood and 3,000 year-old Indian petroglyphs. There are two individual campgrounds with a combined total of 73 units, and three group areas; in addition, there are four shaded picnic areas with restrooms.
A Visitor Center provides exhibits on the geology, ecology, prehistory and history of the park and nearby region. The park also hosts an Annual Atlatl Competition in which participants test their skills with replicas of ancient spears. Open year round, the park has numerous campsites equipped with shaded tables, grills and water, as well as many intriguing trails to tempt hikers.
Day use entrance fee: $10.00 per vehicle
Bike in: $2.00 per bike
Camping: $20.00 per night + $10.00 for sites with utility hook ups