• Climbers on Morning Glory Spire

    City Of Rocks

    National Reserve Idaho

Directions

How to get here

Driving from Boise: take I-84 East to exit 216 (Declo); go south on Highway 77 to Conner Creek Junction (stop sign); then turn right (west) on Highway 77 Spur to Almo. The visitor center and the park entrance are south of the post office and businesses.

Driving from Pocatello: take I-86 West to I-84 West to exit 216 and proceed as above.

Driving from Salt Lake City: take I-84 west to exit 245 (Sublette) , turn left and go west to Malta. From Malta take Highway 77 to Conner Creek Junction, continuing straight west through the junction the Highway becomes 77 Spur. Take Highway 77 Spur to Almo. The visitor center and the park entrance are south of the post office and businesses.

Flying: The nearest air service is Burley (charter) 45 miles north, Twin Falls (85 miles NW), Salt Lake City (170 miles SE), Boise (215 miles NW), Pocatello (100 miles NE). Most visitors plan flights into SLC or BOI airports and then rent a vehicle for the three-hour drive.

Public Transportation:
There is no public transportation to the Reserve.

Regional Map of South-central Idaho
Regional Map

Did You Know?

Twin Sisters granite spires against a summer sky.

The Twin Sisters in City of Rocks National Reserve are made up of different rocks. The darker sister is made of granite that is 2.5 billion years old and is some of the oldest rock in the Lower 48 states. The lighter sister is made of granite from a younger formation that is 25 million years old.