City Of Rocks National Reserve

City Of Rocks National Reserve

Things To Do

Things To Do

Castle Rocks State Park, a former ranch, is one of Idaho's newest state parks located adjacent to City of Rocks National Reserve. Its 1,240 acres include outstanding rock formations, early 20th century ranch structures and pastures. Facilities are still in development but recreational opportunities include rock climbing, picnicking, hiking, horseback riding and superb bird watching.

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Castle Rocks State Park Smoky Mountain Campground is now open for RV camping. There are 38 campsites that offer 30 amp electrical and water service. Smoky Mountain Campground also features an RV dump station.

City of Rocks offers 64 standard sites in and among the granite formations, with easy access to trails and vistas. Clean vault toilets and water stations are centrally located. Most sites include a tent pad, picnic table and fire grill.

For camp site deteails and map, see the City of Rocks Camping brochure.

The geologic features are internationally renown for rock climbing. About 700 routes have been developed to date. 100 to 300-foot spires provide most of the climbing opportunities, although there are 600-foot spires which provide extended adventures.