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Open Year-round
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Reservations possible?
Yes
RV Hookups
No
Potable water
Yes
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If your agenda is to climb City of Rocks, nothing gets you closer to the game than City of Rocks Campground. These dry campsites are dispersed throughout the reserve with walk-in and drive-in access. Refer to the campground brochure for an overhead view of which campsites are within walking distance of favorite climbing destinations such as Elephant Rock, Bath Rock, and Bread Loaves. Shade is at a premium during the summer months in City of Rocks. Also refer to the campground brochure for coded reference of each site’s shade status.

Days can be hot and unprotected, and water is a drive away from most camping areas. Pack large water jugs to fill up at Emery Canyon Picnic area or at the Bath Rock parking lot.

Group sites are available at Twin Sisters, Bread Loaves, and Juniper.  Juniper Group Site also features a backcountry corral for equestrian campers.

Logistics + Planning

Preferable season(s)

Spring
Summer
Fall

Parking Pass

National Park Pass

Price per night (basic site)

12.00 $ (10.08 €)

Pros

Camping sites near favorite climbing spots.

Cons

Limited shade. Dispersed potable water.

Pets allowed

Allowed with Restrictions

Managed by

Idaho State Parks and Recreation

Reservation phone number

1 (888) 922-6743

Features

Historically significant
Vault toilet
Potable water
Picnic tables
Horseback riding

Recommended Campsites Without Photos

10, 16, 29, 32, 37, 43, 45, 46, 54, 55, 58

Location

Field Guide

Nearby Lodging + Camping

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