City of Rock National Reserve Campground Idaho

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Numerous granite formations, some 70 stories tall, attract world-class rock climbers. The Reserve protects 6.2 miles of the California National Historic … See more

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Dec 3, 2023
While onway to twin fall city, we went to enjoy this beautiful city of rocks natural reserve. Firstly we reach visitors center for information. No entry fee for visitors. We started this trip on a di… Full review by AnilAggarwal
Jul 23, 2023
We added this stop onto a visit to Shoshone falls. We had looked up a couple of hikes in advance and when we got there, there is no service & we struggled a bit at first to figure out where the trail… Full review by Tink0707
Jul 13, 2023
Beautiful but not RV friendly. Wish we could have stayed but all 60+ sites require same day online reservation but there’s no cell service. QR codes are not helpful when there’s no service. This park… Full review by weareoutthisdoor

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We will be camping at City of Rocks for just one night in August. I assume the temps will still be scorching hot, so does …
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We will be camping at City of Rocks for just one night in August. I assume the temps will still be scorching hot, so does anyone have suggestions of an amazing campsite that offers plenty of shade and is private? There are so many! Any other tips are greatly appreciated! My son is hoping to do a little climbing on our way north to the Sawtooths and Frank Church.
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August may not be as scorching as you imagine, since most of the campsites are above 6,200 feet. It can be quite pleasant. You did not say what kind of camping unit you are in, but …
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August may not be as scorching as you imagine, since most of the campsites are above 6,200 feet. It can be quite pleasant. You did not say what kind of camping unit you are in, but here are some shady tent sites: #18-20, 27-28, 36-37, 41-43, 46-49, 53-55; my favorites are #37, 46, 54.
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How is the weather dor camping and hiking in mid-March?
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It might be muddy or it could be completely dry. I think you will be just fine. It is so cool looking worth checking out.
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What is the policy on dogs?
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Speaking as the park superintendent, I appreciate the previous responses. We are a dog friendly park, but owners must keep them leashed, and also prevent them from digging in the …
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Speaking as the park superintendent, I appreciate the previous responses. We are a dog friendly park, but owners must keep them leashed, and also prevent them from digging in the vegetation, especially at climbing staging areas and campsites.
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