• 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?

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.