Find Rocky Inscriptions from Western Pioneers

California National Historic Trail 

Inscriptions carved in rock


Discover carved names of pioneers on the California National Historic Trail at City of Rocks National Reserve in southern Idaho.

Emigrants on the California Trail camped here and inscribed their names on the curious rock formations that lend this park its name.

Hiking, camping, sightseeing, wildlife watching, and world‐class rock climbing can be experienced here. The park is located near Almo, Idaho.

To learn more and for directions at the park’s website:

Last updated: February 23, 2016