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City of Rocks State Park

327 Highway 61, Deming, NM 88034
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What an excellent place to visit and explore. There are hidden original Indian painting... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Rick L
Olympia, Washington
Beautiful rock formations

We drove out after lunch and stayed the night. We hiked around the beautiful rock formations, did a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Ruidoso, New Mexico
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One of New Mexico's most visited sights, this state park is uncommercialized and filled with strange rock formations.
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good30%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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327 Highway 61, Deming, NM 88034
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Reviewed 2 days ago

What an excellent place to visit and explore. There are hidden original Indian painting throughout. I found two. Great camping places, showers and a nice RV area too. Very good value. Can't wait until our next time through.

Thank Rick L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We drove out after lunch and stayed the night. We hiked around the beautiful rock formations, did a hike up to the lookout, and also did a 2 mike hike just before the Visitor Center. The RV hookup spots were nice, no complaints except they...More

1  Thank KJGB1984
Reviewed 1 December 2017

Wonderful. Middle of nowhere and off the beaten path. Camping is fine and the night sky is fantastic. Walk, hike, explore the area. Carry water and remain hydrated. Even on cool days.

Thank Cavydad
Reviewed 25 November 2017

A very cool sight to see. Camping is good here too. Plan on a couple of hours and be sure to go to the overview spot.

Thank Douglas R
Reviewed 20 November 2017

I went here solo, thinking I was going to make a quick day trip out of it. WRONG! This place deserves an entire day AND night of camping. It is the perfect mix of solitude/dark skies/and facilities. Here is the breakdown. There are several camping...More

Thank wrldtrvlr72LT
Reviewed 19 November 2017

New Mexico has the best campgrounds and City of Rocks ranks right up there. City of Rocks is close to Deming and has plenty of scenic, secluded campgrounds if you are willing to camp with no power or water. Unfortunately, the electric and water are...More

2  Thank collectabook
Reviewed 9 November 2017

Breath taking awesome sites and the rocks are amazing.This looks like a terrifc spot for RV Camping. The rocks are formed from volcanic eruptions millions of years ago. Well worth the visit!

1  Thank Jim1038
Reviewed 9 November 2017

It has many interesting rock formations. The many campsites randomly placed throughout makes it a little odd to explore.

2  Thank Bobwis
Reviewed 28 October 2017

Spending the night under the dark skies of the park - incredible! This place is isolated and affords plenty of opportunity for the imaginative. Campsites are spaced far enough apart so as not to be bothered b your neighbor. The rock formations are fun and...More

2  Thank Teresa R
Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

Made the slight detour driving from El Paso to SilverCity...so glad we did! Paid the $5 fee at gate (honor system- no one manning the the station). Took the overlook drive up to find a great viewpoint of these large volcanic rocks cluster in the...More

Thank HunBabe
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David M
7 October 2017|
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Response from mamaoftwoboys | Reviewed this property |
we did not see any. sorry. but give them a call to make sure.
Teresa R
28 July 2017|
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Response from Betty F | Reviewed this property |
A couple of hours would be plenty. That being said, we felt as though we would like to camp there at a future date as it is so unique.
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.