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City of Rocks State Park

327 Highway 61, Deming, NM 88034
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Great Park Workers

A wonderful visit with informative volunteers and workers. Beautiful labyrinth at the park... read more

Reviewed 26 May 2017
Walden, New York
Unique, fun place for mild hiking

Interesting views, easy hiking, and looked like a fun place to camp. The campsites were right in... read more

Reviewed 25 May 2017
Sally M
Canton, Ohio
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One of New Mexico's most visited sights, this state park is uncommercialized and filled with strange rock formations.
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good31%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“silver city” (25 reviews)
327 Highway 61, Deming, NM 88034
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Reviewed 26 May 2017

A wonderful visit with informative volunteers and workers. Beautiful labyrinth at the park building. I wish I knew the story behind it as many of the stones were river stones...not from the park. Great hike in warm, dry weather. Take a bottle of water. Good...More

1  Thank sagacious56
Reviewed 25 May 2017

Interesting views, easy hiking, and looked like a fun place to camp. The campsites were right in or near the boulder formations.

Thank Sally M
Reviewed 22 May 2017

As you drive into the park, until you are almost there you can't see the rocks and you wonder if it was worth it. When you crest the hill, and see it you will be surpeised. The campsites are mostly tucked in between the rocks....More

Thank Elliott T
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

We drove a little out of our way to get there but I thought it was worth it. My husband, not so much. I got some interesting pictures and it was fun to try to spot the animals running around.

Thank Lenoxknits
Reviewed 16 April 2017

Visited City of Rocks on a beautiful Saturday afternoon. Many tents and RVs there. Makes you wonder how these rocks appeared in the middle of nowhere. Very easy to navigate in your car or to walk among the rocks. Definetly a place to visit.

Thank avis l
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

Stumbled upon this place and what a surprise. The whole area is covered with huge boulders. I'm talking house size boulders all piled upon one another and thrown all around by some ancient volcano. The campsite are placed in between and all around the rocks....More

Thank BobHarrelson
Reviewed 3 April 2017

New Mexico has 35 state parks, and although this one is small (only one square mile), it is one of my favorites. The park was formed by volcanic eruption over 30 million years ago and the rock formations in the park are only known to...More

2  Thank Joan W
Reviewed 30 March 2017

A truly wonderful place to boon-dock, camp-out...but don't take the web site's availability as '"gospel" It was not! I had accessed and they said 'nothing' available for 2 weeks. It was quite a trip out to the outback north of Deming just to see this...More

Thank Theo R
Reviewed 26 March 2017

what a bizarre scene... hundreds of building-sized (most 2 or 3 stories tall) boulders all clustered together in one spot. great for climbing around & on top of... especially for the kids. hours of fun & great shots for picture-taking

Thank fromthewire
Reviewed 25 March 2017

We camped here a couple of years ago in an electric site. We now have a generator and came back to try a dry camping site among the rocks. It was our first experience boondocking and it was awesome! The campsites among the rocks are...More

Thank ketah777
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11 January 2017|
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Response from Koala S | Reviewed this property |
As long as they are leashed and you clean up their messes.
7 December 2016|
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Response from dsurra | Reviewed this property |
Yes but they're 'rustic.' You mght want to put tin foil on them to cook.