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Great climbing

This is a gem, easily visited in a couple of hours though we also saw lots of people camping. You... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Woodbury, Minnesota
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Amazing Park

I didn’t really know what to expect, but I was very impressed. You can walk through the rocks, they... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
West Palm Beach, Florida
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One of New Mexico's most visited sights, this state park is uncommercialized and filled with strange rock formations.
327 Highway 61, Deming, NM 88034
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a gem, easily visited in a couple of hours though we also saw lots of people camping. You are encouraged to climb all over the rocks. I wonder if this will be the case years from now when the graffiti and damage gets...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I didn’t really know what to expect, but I was very impressed. You can walk through the rocks, they are like a city, and the surrounding area is quite pretty. They have trails for biking and hiking as well. There is a bird feeder, and...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

City of Rocks was such an incredible experience and surprised us. We had only planned to stop by; we saw the marking on our google map and had an extra 2 hours to spare, so we decided to drive through. Our breath was taken away...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed October 23, 2018

We keep returning to the City of Rocks. It has a surreal appearance , especially as night falls. If you want to escape from city life for a while this is the place. There are formal hook up sites or you can just find a...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Richard D
Reviewed October 2, 2018

This is a kids' paradise--you can climb to your heart's content among these rocks that look like they were just dropped there by a huge giant hand. All around is flat scrub-covered desert; so the shade and trees that grow around the rocks provide appreciated...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Cyndi F
Reviewed September 29, 2018

Really enjoyed riding thru the park. The theme is so cool, all the campsite and picnic areas are named after constellations. Each giant rock has its own unique shape so it’s fun to make up your own names for them. The ridge has a beautiful...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed August 6, 2018

Good place to take the kids. If you go on a holiday weekend make sure to go early as it does get somewhat full.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank favioca
Reviewed July 31, 2018

What a nice way to spend the day or camp if you so desire. The park has great signage and you can walk among the rocks or on paths. You can even drive around and stop at different areas. There are many picnic areas and...More

Date of experience: July 2018
3  Thank frappe825
Reviewed July 30, 2018

We drove through and stopped to see the sites. If we had more time, we would have hiked through all the area. We did not camp there, but there is some nice camp sites there.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Joe G
Reviewed July 22, 2018 via mobile

We took the family for a road trip and decided on the City of Rocks. The family enjoyed the rock climbing and the open space to enjoy bike riding. The park has plenty picnic areas, restrooms, and water stations; this accomodated our family very well....More

Date of experience: July 2018
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David M
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Response from mamaoftwoboys | Reviewed this property |
we did not see any. sorry. but give them a call to make sure.
Teresa R
July 28, 2017|
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Response from Betty F | 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.
January 11, 2017|
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Response from Koala S | Reviewed this property |
As long as they are leashed and you clean up their messes.