• Climbers on Morning Glory Spire

    City Of Rocks

    National Reserve Idaho

Our Staff & Offices

Visitor Center

Visitor Center and Headquarters

Photo by Wallace Keck

City of Rocks National Reserve
Castle Rocks State Park

Headquarters and Visitor Center
3035 South Hwy 77 Spur
PO Box 169
Almo, ID 83312


This facility includes the main visitor center for City of Rocks National Reserve and Castle Rocks State Park, offering interpretive exhibits, books, maps, T-shirts, and other park-related items. This building also includes the park's administrative offices.



208-824-5911: Wallace Keck, Park Superintendent
208-824-5912: Venna Ward, Assistant Park Manager
208-824-5913: Carl Byrd, Chief of Maintenance
208-824-5914: Brad Shilling, Climbing Ranger
208-824-5915: Kristen Bastis, Chief of Cultural Resources
208-824-5916: Juanita Jones, Chief of Visitor Services
208-824-5919: Trenton Durfee, Park Ranger Natural Resources

Did You Know?

Sketch of immigrants camped by their wagon on the prairie.

City of Rocks was a major landmark for emigrants traveling along the California Trail. This unique geological area provided rest and inspiration for the many weary travelers who were heading for Granite Pass and ultimately for California.