“Strange Rock Formations in Faywood!”
City of Rocks State Park is a state park of New Mexico, USA, consisting of large sculptured rock formations in the shape of pinnacles or boulders rising as high as 40 feet. The incredible volcanic rock formations give this park its name. Visitors can camp, hike and explore the rocks. Enjoy the amazing night sky at State Parks’ first astronomical observatory.
Camping w hookups: $15 City of Rocks is best visited in late fall, winter or early spring, when temperatures are mild and rattlesnakes are more likely to be dormant. The park offers 52 campsites, including full RV hookups, cactus-rich botanical garden, plus hiking and trails. Top tip: After dark is when City of Rocks really shines, thanks to low light pollution. The park boasts its own 14-inch telescope in a solar-powered observatory open several nights a week
This was a hit for the kids. They climbed for hours. I was wishing for an RV and a book and the kids were wishing for even more time. It was so naturally entertaining we returned a few days later for more rock climbing fun! It was the best 5 dollars ever spent!
A really nice state park, that was pretty quiet in mid-November. We got there late and it said that the park was closed but there were only a few cones that you could simply drive around. It said that you needed a reservation on the signs, but I had called and they said I couldn't make a reservation (?). So we just found a nice site and camped for the night. The rock formations are very interesting and cool-looking.
Really cool place. Kids had a great time!
What a beautiful place. Didn't have much
time to spend there but hope to come back! Each campsite is private and surrounded with rock so it feels like you're the only one there. Worth the 30 minutes it takes to get there off interstate 10
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City of Rocks State Park
- Sun - Sat: 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
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