About the Sloan Canyon National Conservation Area

Stewarded by Friends of Sloan Canyon

Sloan Canyon National Conservation Area was designated in 2002 as part of the Clark County Conservation, Recreation and Development Act of 2002. The 48,438 acre NCA surrounds a smaller 14,000 acre core of wilderness in the North McCullough Wilderness. The marquee attraction is Sloan Canyon Archeological Site, with 300 rock art panels with 1,700 drawings. The NCA has an abundance of cactus species and a population of desert bighorn sheep.

From the blog

  • 10.5.11

    Jeff Long and Terri Robertson, Friends of Gold Butte

    Fresh back from the 2011 Friends Rendezvous in Indian Wells, we have number of videos, photos and blog posts to share with you from the event. First up? Some reflections from Jeff Long and Terri Robertson of Friends of Sloan Canyon and Friends of Gold Butte on the conservation lands … read more

  • 09.21.11

    Get outside and volunteer: National Public Lands Day is Sept 24

    This year, National Public Lands Day is September 24, 2011. While many supporters of the National Conservation Lands already volunteer throughout the year, this day provides a high profile opportunity to get others involved in conservation stewardship projects. More than 1,900 events are scheduled across the country, including several in the National … read more