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Have travelled through New Mexico and this was my first time here. The rocks are very impressive... read more

Reviewed August 9, 2019
Altus, Oklahoma
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As a landscape photographer this state park is a must visit! The rock look like they were placed... read more

Reviewed June 28, 2019
Mancos, Colorado
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One of New Mexico's most visited sights, this state park is uncommercialized and filled with strange rock formations.
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327 Highway 61, Deming, NM 88034
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Reviewed August 9, 2019

Have travelled through New Mexico and this was my first time here. The rocks are very impressive and I saw a # of folks camp there as well. Must do that at some point. Great picture taking spot and you can do the whole thing...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed June 28, 2019

As a landscape photographer this state park is a must visit! The rock look like they were placed like a puzzle with trails that lead all around through them. Nice plant life and many many jack rabbits!

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed May 31, 2019

These are the biggest rocks all in one place I’ve ever seen. Took a lot of pictures. Well worth the drive to get there.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Sandra B
Reviewed May 15, 2019 via mobile

Need place to visit. Only been there to take people to see have not camped there yet. The rangers are always friendly and knowledgeable about the park! Fun outing!

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Candace O
Reviewed May 14, 2019 via mobile

Well worth the 30 mile drive from Deming. Once you get there it will amaze you when it comes into site as it is truly unique with nothing like it in the area. The drive will let you see all of the rock groups. Make...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed May 9, 2019

Amazing jumble of rocks. We just drove through (cost $5 for the whole day), wish we had had time to walk the trails and explore a bit. They have done a marvelous job of carving out camping sites next to the rocks It is an...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Michael J
Reviewed April 26, 2019 via mobile

We are staying one night ( no hookups for camping). I agree with other reviews, the best camp sites are without hook-ups. The rocks are enormous and fun to explore easily without getting lost! I could see letting older kids explore on their own: however...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed April 6, 2019

It almost made me wish I liked to camp out - what a fun place to camp among the rocks. Each campsite was reasonably private and had some neat scenery. We drove around and also got out and walked through the rocks and it was...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed March 27, 2019 via mobile

Glad we stopped here. It is a cool site. If you camp you can set you camper up between the rocks. Looks like it would be fun!

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Marcia L
Reviewed March 19, 2019

In a state with some beautiful and well-kept parks, City of Rocks is a standout for its uniqueness, as well as the available services. If you absolutely have to have a full connection site, you can get one. But the best sites at this park...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Meredith C
September 10, 2019|
Response from Ranger145 | Reviewed this property |
Best would be El Paso, TX
October 7, 2017|
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I don’t believe there is any available.
Teresa R
July 28, 2017|
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Response from DoBeAdventure | Reviewed this property |
A couple of hours would be plenty. That being said, we felt as though we would like to camp there at a future date as it is so unique.