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City of Rocks State Park

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Address: 327 Highway 61, Deming, NM 88034
Phone Number: 685-536-2800
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One of New Mexico's most visited sights, this state park is...

One of New Mexico's most visited sights, this state park is uncommercialized and filled with strange rock formations.

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Thsi place is liek something out of a Kubrick movie

City of rocks is one of the coolest places I've visted in NM the rock formations remind me of a natural Stonehenge well worth the trip

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
zandrew26
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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

City of rocks is one of the coolest places I've visted in NM the rock formations remind me of a natural Stonehenge well worth the trip

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Albuquerque
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Took a walking tour of the area, very relaxing, beautiful flowers, Scenery was amazing. We're both in our 70's so the paths available were great. Parking is free. We did see a few insects no mosquitos.

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Deming
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great adventures exploring the amazing rock formations, picnicking and just enjoying the wide open spaces!

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El Paso, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My parents always brought my brother and I here right before we went back to school. It's a great place to get away from the city, have a nice picnic then finish the day with a great trial walk! The park provided clean bathrooms, plenty of camping grounds with an accommodated grill, trash bin, and table. Very clean, friendly visitors... More 

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Bryan, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

great place to view the stars. I suggest camping among the rocks. Very friendly staff, awesome sites for small and larger groups.

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IL
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We took a hike from the Pegasus campsite to the observation point and back. No shade, but an easy walk on the cool day we had. While in the park we enjoyed the cactus garden at the visitor's center and the wild cactus. We saw Black Tailed Jack Rabbits, a Kit Fox, Cotton Tail Rabbits and many species of birds.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2016 via mobile

Amazing view! Hydra bike and hiking trail takes you all the way around the city on a very long but also easy hike. Lots of wild life on the trail, jack rabbits as well as lizards and horny toads. Didn't see any snakes, but be careful because they are around.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2016

What a great place to check out on a day trip. Not far from Deming, where I was working temporarily, and on the way to Silver City. This is great place to stop for a walk amongst these rock formations, to get some cool pictures or have a picnic with friends. The park is easily accessible, dog friendly and very... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016 via mobile

A great place to get out and explore. Gorgeous photo ops. We just made a pit stop but felt like we were able to a lot as the formations are close together

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Phoenix, Arizona
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2016

We had been based at the Grant County airport (Silver City) for the last two months. The City of Rocks is less than ten miles from the airport, but there had been too many other things to see on our day off and we hadn't made time to get out there till last Monday. I'm glad we took the time... More 

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