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City of Rocks State Park

327 Highway 61, Deming, NM 88034
685-536-2800
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City of Rocks

City of Rocks...ROCKS! Very interesting geological formations that lend themselves to easy hiking... read more

Reviewed 16 March 2017
Don D
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Must see!

If you are in the area this is a must see. You can get out and walk around, or drive around. Don't... read more

Reviewed 14 March 2017
LEM19
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Deming, NM
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327 Highway 61, Deming, NM 88034
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Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

City of Rocks...ROCKS! Very interesting geological formations that lend themselves to easy hiking and a unique camping experience if you are lucky enough to get a spot. Would have loved to be there for sunset and stargazing but we couldn't get a spot. Not many...More

Thank Don D
Reviewed 14 March 2017

If you are in the area this is a must see. You can get out and walk around, or drive around. Don't miss the visitors center where these unique formations are explained. Great camping sites too and perfect place for stargazing! I live about 45...More

Thank LEM19
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

My father-in-law took my husband and I out here and I had a blast. Climbing the rocks and being able to see how they might have been formed, either due to weather or something unrelated was surreal. I was taken back by the fact they...More

1  Thank Katie C
Reviewed 5 March 2017

We drove in as the sun was setting- took a quick drive around- enough to know that we had to come back and explore. At the end of our 10 day road trip we purposely back tracked to the park to spend an hour exploring...More

1  Thank alkreitner
Reviewed 4 March 2017

We pulled into City of Rocks without a reservation and were dismayed to find that there were no electric sites available, which as it turned out, was to our advantage. The electric sites were pretty much like a small parking lot, BUT OH THE OTHERS....More

2  Thank durrae j
Reviewed 22 February 2017

Most people come here and probably just walk among the huge boulders that define the park. However, I chose to hike the peripheral trails and climb to the top of Table Mountain in addition to going through the boulders. The desert environment along the trails...More

2  Thank jfdjr
Reviewed 17 February 2017

It really is like a city of narrow streets. You can explore them and be surprised by what lays around the next rock. We thoroughly enjoyed wandering around the area and plan to be back in order to camp there for a few days. There...More

1  Thank Betty F
Reviewed 3 February 2017

Right in the middle of the flat desert there appears a large group of standing stones that does indeed look like a "city of rocks". There is a visitor center that nicely explains the geology of how these rocks cam to be. Worth the trip...More

2  Thank Bern666
Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

We visited here to see the City of Rocks. It's just a small park with unusual rock formations. Good place to spend a couple of hours. We walked through the park and were surprised to see RV and camping sites among the rock formations. If...More

2  Thank Jean H
Reviewed 30 January 2017

What a unique little treasure hidden away way off the road but well worth the work to get there. Located in a small valley in a plain of rolling flatlands, this rock city is best described by its name. The collection of wind and water...More

2  Thank SueFromWinnipeg
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aanakaliaa
Are dogs allowed?
12 January 2017|
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Response from Koala S | Reviewed this property |
As long as they are leashed and you clean up their messes.
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TexeCuter
Are the fire pits equipped with grates for cooking
7 December 2016|
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Response from dsurra | Reviewed this property |
Yes but they're 'rustic.' You mght want to put tin foil on them to cook.
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Jzhang1
Is there any way to rent any tents nearby?
7 August 2015|
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