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City of Rocks State Park

327 Highway 61, Deming, NM 88034
685-536-2800
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Quiet time

Took a walking tour of the area, very relaxing, beautiful flowers, Scenery was amazing. We're both... read more

Reviewed 13 September 2016
Leanore J
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Albuquerque
Nature in all its glory!

Great adventures exploring the amazing rock formations, picnicking and just enjoying the wide open... read more

Reviewed 12 September 2016
dsurra
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Deming
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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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“silver city” (25 reviews)
“visitor center” (18 reviews)
“picnic tables” (9 reviews)
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327 Highway 61, Deming, NM 88034
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685-536-2800
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"star gazing"
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Reviewed 13 September 2016

Took a walking tour of the area, very relaxing, beautiful flowers, Scenery was amazing. We're both in our 70's so the paths available were great. Parking is free. We did see a few insects no mosquitos.

Thank Leanore J
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Reviewed 12 September 2016

Great adventures exploring the amazing rock formations, picnicking and just enjoying the wide open spaces!

Thank dsurra
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Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

My parents always brought my brother and I here right before we went back to school. It's a great place to get away from the city, have a nice picnic then finish the day with a great trial walk! The park provided clean bathrooms, plenty...More

Thank conbonkers89
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Reviewed 6 September 2016

great place to view the stars. I suggest camping among the rocks. Very friendly staff, awesome sites for small and larger groups.

Thank Wapiti0599
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Reviewed 28 August 2016

We took a hike from the Pegasus campsite to the observation point and back. No shade, but an easy walk on the cool day we had. While in the park we enjoyed the cactus garden at the visitor's center and the wild cactus. We saw...More

Thank Kay749
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Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

Amazing view! Hydra bike and hiking trail takes you all the way around the city on a very long but also easy hike. Lots of wild life on the trail, jack rabbits as well as lizards and horny toads. Didn't see any snakes, but be...More

1  Thank Daniel H
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Reviewed 28 July 2016

What a great place to check out on a day trip. Not far from Deming, where I was working temporarily, and on the way to Silver City. This is great place to stop for a walk amongst these rock formations, to get some cool pictures...More

Thank Stephanie V
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Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

A great place to get out and explore. Gorgeous photo ops. We just made a pit stop but felt like we were able to a lot as the formations are close together

Thank Karen B
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Reviewed 22 July 2016

We had been based at the Grant County airport (Silver City) for the last two months. The City of Rocks is less than ten miles from the airport, but there had been too many other things to see on our day off and we hadn't...More

2  Thank N701AZ
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Reviewed 12 July 2016 via mobile

We camp or visit city of rocks several times of year. Great place to camp, especially with large groups. Very friendly employees and extremely clean and well maintained. A must see, unique and beautiful place

1  Thank Jennifer M
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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.
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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.
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aanakaliaa
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.
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