Laws & Policies
City of Rocks National Reserve and Castle Rocks State Park are managed according to public laws, regulations, rules, and policies. This page serves as a convenient reference for the interested public.
Public Law 100-696 created City of Rocks National Reserve on November 18, 1988
Regulations and Rules
Code of Federal Regulations: Title 36 - Parks, Forests and Public Property; Chapter 1 - National Park Service govern activities on federal public lands within the Reserve
Management Policies 2006 - The Guide to Managing the National Park System
Cooperative Agreement between the National Park Service and the Idaho Department of Parks and Recreation
Did You Know?
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.