City of Rocks is well known for its inspiring and scenic landscapes
From Bread Loaves to White Wall, City of Rocks is full of interesting place-names left by California Trail emigrants, local settlers, and rock climbers.
Almo Pluton, Elba Quartzite, tafoni....
Over 150 species of birds have been recorded in the City of Rocks checklist area. This gallery includes most of them (under construction, many more species to be added 9/4/14)
Over 498 species of plants occur in or adjacent to the Reserve. May through July is peak wildflower season.
From Idaho's relatively rare pinyon pine to the common sagebrush, City of Rocks displays a wide variety of woody plants.
56 mammals have been confirmed or are believed to occur within the Reserve. Here are a few you could expect to see.
Climbing routes on Bread Loaves, Pratice Rock, Flaming Rock....
Kelton Stage Station, Emigrant Signatures, Mica Mine....
Campers, Hikers, Volunteers, and Staff
Last updated: February 28, 2015
City of Rocks National Reserve
P.O. Box 169