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City of Rocks State Park

327 Highway 61, Deming, NM 88034
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What a great place to check out on a day trip. Not far from Deming, where I was working... read more

Reviewed 28 July 2016
Stephanie V

A great place to get out and explore. Gorgeous photo ops. We just made a pit stop but felt like we... read more

Reviewed 25 July 2016
Karen B
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One of New Mexico's most visited sights, this state park is uncommercialized and filled with strange rock formations.
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good30%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“silver city” (25 reviews)
“visitor center” (16 reviews)
“picnic tables” (9 reviews)
327 Highway 61, Deming, NM 88034
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Reviewed 28 July 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...More

Thank Stephanie V
Reviewed 25 July 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

Thank Karen B
Reviewed 22 July 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...More

2  Thank N701AZ
Reviewed 12 July 2016 via mobile

We camp or visit city of rocks several times of year. Great place to camp, especially with large groups. Very friendly employees and extremely clean and well maintained. A must see, unique and beautiful place

1  Thank Jennifer M
Reviewed 29 June 2016 via mobile

Definitely in my top 5 favorite places in New Mexico, maybe top 20 life-time. Very cool place to explore and completely amazing campsites nestled among the rock formations. Great facilities, including a couple of clean, free showers, but no supplies with 30 minutes, so come...More

1  Thank New2ABQ
Reviewed 26 June 2016

I told my young adult kids we were stopping at a "rock park" and they did not seem to enthused. When we got there they took off and started climbing on all the rocks and taking pictures. We had 6 of them with us and...More

1  Thank Karen G
Reviewed 21 June 2016

After miles of low rolling terrain, featureless except for an occasional "mountain", you come to this tightly packed collection of fifty foot tall, upright boulders. From a distance, there are no boulders, then the park, then none again. The boulder field is essentially encircled by...More

2  Thank Donald E A
Reviewed 15 June 2016 via mobile

I've visited this part of New Mexico many times, but until this trip, I passed right by this amazing park. It was formed 35,000,000 ago by a huge volcanic eruption that was 1000 times bigger than Mt.St. Helens. It's a must see for anyone who...More

1  Thank Sara C
Reviewed 14 June 2016

My family visited this place, and it's absolutely stunning! You can drive through or take a walk through the rocks. You can even climb on them! My family and I had a blast. If you have the time, they have campsites available as well. The...More

1  Thank markandkimklos
Reviewed 27 May 2016

Though the park isn't that big, I find it incredibly beautiful. Really kool large boulder rocks creating a "city" with "streets" that run through it. Sometimes the rocks create perfect "thrones" you can sit and relax in. Or huge rabbit looking structures. Let your imagination...More

1  Thank Moment J
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David M
8 October 2017|
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Response from larrylG356TI | Reviewed this property |
I have family in nearby Deming NM and have never camped overnight there. I have seen the restrooms and showers and am sure you could water easily enough. You could call the reservation line at (877) 664-7787 and probably... More
Teresa R
29 July 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.
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.