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.
Photo by Kris Hawkins
City of Rocks offers 64 standard sites, in and among the granite formations, with easy access to trails and vistas. Clean vault toilets and water stations are centrally located. Most sites include a tent pad, picnic table, and fire gril.
General Camping Information
City of Rocks offers the Juniper Group Site for equestrian campers. This area is remote and primitive. The campsite features a corral, standard campsite amenities, and a vault toilet. Smoky Mountain Campground, near the east entrance to the reserve, offers six sites, with water and electricity, paved camping spurs, coral, and showers.
Single Site Fee Schedule
Group Site Fee Schedule (12 people/night minimum)
Did You Know?
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.