Visitor Center Operating Hours Notification
The City of Rocks Visitor Center will be closed May 21 & 22 for an All-Employee Orientation. The visitor center will reopen May 23 and operate from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. 7 days a week (including holidays) through October.
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
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.
photo by juanita jones
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?
Throughout the West emigrants recorded their passing by writing their names (often with axle grease) at unique places like City of Rocks. Camp Rock once contained hundreds of names. But these historic records are fast disappearing.