• Climbers on Morning Glory Spire

    City Of Rocks

    National Reserve Idaho

For Kids

For kids at City of Rocks National Reserve!

Learn all about City of Rocks National Reserve by talking with a ranger at the Visitor Center. Park employees work hard to protect and preserve the natural and historical features of the park.



Climbing Experience Program

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Climbing Experience Program

The climbing experience program offers visitors an introduction to the experience of climbing outdoors in a supervised setting. Trained employees lead first-time climbers on fun easy routes to experience the Reserve's most popular recreation.

Children must be 10 or older, and accompanied by a paying adult.


Summer Day Camp

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Summer Day Camp - June 10, 12, and 14

Discover park secrets through education and fun! The summer day camp, for children 7 to 11 years old,will be held 8:30 a.m. to noon on June 10th and June 12th and 8:30 am to 12:30 p.m. on June 14th. Lunch will be provided on the third day. Activities will focus on cultural and natural history. Space is limited and reservations are required. Fee: $5.00

Did You Know?

Silhouette of a Pony Express rider against a colorful sunset.

Beginning around 1860, a local version of the famous Pony Express also ran through the City of Rocks, along a route that extended from Boise, ID to Brigham City, UT, by way of Rock Creek, Oakley, Goose Creek, City of Rocks stage station, Raft River Headwaters, and Kelton Pass.