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Idaho
South-Central Region
City of Rocks National Reserve
City of Rocks National Reserve City of Rocks National Reserve credits NPS Photo/Wallace Keck
Campsites are nestled here in the Elephant Rock Basin
City of Rocks National Reserve City of Rocks Climber on granite formation called credits NPS Photo/Wallace Keck
Over half of the 100,000 annual visitors to City of Rocks come to experience climbing
City of Rocks National Reserve Emigrant Signatures at City of Rocks credits NPS Photo/Wallace Keck
California-bound emigrants painted their signature on Register Rock in 1850
City of Rocks National Reserve Grand Autumn View of City of Rocks credits NPS Photo/Wallace Keck
City of Rocks offers sweeping vistas and awe-inspiring scenery
City of Rocks National Reserve Silent City of Rocks credits NPS Photo
snowy granite spires
City of Rocks National Reserve Replica Emigrant Wagons at City of Rocks credits NPS Photo/Wallace Keck
Nearly 250,000 California-bound emigrants traveled through City of Rocks 1843-1882
City of Rocks National Reserve City of Rocks National Reserve credits Share the Experience, Roxie Crouch
City of Rocks National Reserve
City of Rocks National Reserve Window Arch at City of Rocks credits NPS Photo/Wallace Keck
Forces of nature sculpt unexpected features in granite such as Window Arch
CITY OF ROCKS NATIONAL RESERVE
CITY OF ROCKS NATIONAL RESERVE
City of Rocks National Reserve
Almo, Idaho   83342
(lat:42.076 lon:-113.7017)

Phone: 208 824-5901
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Emigrants of the California Trail describe the rocks here in vivid detail as "a city of tall spires," "steeple rocks," and "the silent city." Today, this backcountry byway attracts rock climbers, campers, hikers, hunters, and those with the spirit of adventure. There's inspirational scenery, exceptional opportunities for geologic study, and remnants of the Old West awaiting your discovery.


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From Boise: take I-84 East to exit 216 (Declo); go south on Highway 77 to Conner Creek Junction; turn right (west) on Highway 77 Spur to Almo. The visitor center and the park entrance are south of the post office and businesses. From Pocatello: take I-86 West to I-84 West to exit 216 and proceed as above. From Salt Lake City: take I-84 west to exit 245 (Sublette), turn left and go west to Malta. From Malta take Highway 77. Take Highway 77 Spur to Almo.

Idaho
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Idaho State Parks

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