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City Of Rocks National Reserve

192 Reviews
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City Of Rocks National Reserve

192 Reviews
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3035 Elba Almo Rd, Almo, ID 83312-9700
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Don H wrote a review Oct 2020
Kirkland, Washington920 contributions193 helpful votes
My rating does not count towards this monument as it is a spectacular natural place that you should visit. We planned to stay 2-3 days but left after only one as the incredible number of house flies was unbearable. I counted dozens in our truck at one time. Is this place next to a cattle feedlot maybe?? Also the camping registration is not like any other national park or monument but is administered by the State of Idaho? Why? It is poorly run. Instructions on the post at each site is fine, but tell me how you are supposed to know where the pay station is?? So we returned to the visitor center to pay and the young girl working there could not even tell us if the site we picked was really available. Come on - get your act together, or better yet, let the NPS run the place like all other National Monuments.
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Date of experience: September 2020
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Maureen wrote a review Sep 2020
4 contributions1 helpful vote
It doesn't take that long to drive the gravel roads, so why not? The rock formations are amazing, the rock climbers are entertaining, and the large amount of hiking was a total surprise. And there is lots of camping.
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Date of experience: September 2020
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ryanls82 wrote a review Sep 2020
Oxford, Ohio360 contributions97 helpful votes
Cheap entertainment and a good hike. You can drive through most of the area or take a hike along the geology trail. I enjoyed the hike ad it was an easier hike.
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Date of experience: July 2020
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Shannon W wrote a review Sep 2020
Archie, Missouri39 contributions3 helpful votes
Out in the middle of no where. Depending on what way your are coming from you will have to drive at least 11 miles of gravel road. Interesting history but the most exciting thing we came across was a cattle drive.
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Date of experience: September 2020
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Benjamin R wrote a review Aug 2020
Rexburg, Idaho657 contributions159 helpful votes
I have heard about City of Rocks, and never been there until this visit. I am struggling to find adequate words to describe the dramatic boldness of this natural, national reserve, a place where Nature, in her ancient best is exposed. Surrounded by tranquil farm ground and gentle mountains, this petrified jumps out of the ground and projects beauty and power, the igneous towers and rolls of rock reminders of past ages exposed by erosion and magnificent forces under the crust of the earth. It is off the beaten path, but lovely, and teeming with life. There are many camping sites, and some public restroom facilities in the center near the car park.
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Date of experience: August 2020
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