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Outdoor activities farther from Boise: City of Rocks National Reserve
March 29, 2022

City of Rocks is a granite- face climbing site. Climbers find the granite of the Almo Pluton to be some of the best. About 700 routes have been developed. City of rocks also has access to hiking, mountain biking, and horseback riding. Winter is great for snowshoeing and skiing!

Location: 3035 Elba- Almo Road Almo ID

Contact: (208)824-5901

Hours: 365 24/7. Winter months some roads are impassable.

Visitor Center Hours: Summer 8am-4:30pm Winter/Fall Wednesday-Sunday 8am-4:30pm, closed on holidays

Wi-Fi: Available to the public

Activities: Hiking, climbing, camping, birding, auto touring, horseback riding, mountain biking, hunting and archery, fishing, winter activities. Check for detailed information on which trails are best for you 

Camping: Please check website for campground reservation season information, permits, and fees at

Reservations: Strongly encouraged if you plan to stay overnight. Reservations can be made online at or by calling (888)922-6743 

Pets: Allowed at the park but must be kept on a leash within 6ft

Check visitor center or website for current conditions at 

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