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?
Tales of a stage robbery complete with lost loot buried beneath one of the City’s rocky crags, soon to be known as Treasure Rock, have formed part of local lore for almost 120 years. Most agree that the Kelton stage was robbed circa 1878 of $90,000 - $200,000 in gold bullion.