Wildlife Viewing

Ash Throated FlycatcherWildlife is abundant within the park with sightings occurring regularly. Mule deer, javelina, coyotes, and bobcats are all commonly seen by visitors throughout the year, as well as a wide variety of birds. Blacktail rattlesnakes are seen on occasion during the warmer months as well as tarantulas and lizards.

Download a list of birds found in the park.

Bird Walks at Red Rock

Red Rock State Park hosts bird walks every week on Wednesdays and Saturdays throughout the year. Times for these walks change with the seasons, so be sure you bring plenty of water, wear comfortable hiking shoes, and dress appropriately for the weather. Our bird walk schedule is as follows:

  • 8 a.m.: March - May
  • 7 a.m.: June - August
  • 8 a.m.: September - November
  • 9 a.m.: December - February