City of Rocks National Reserve

ShareTweet When you visit The City of Rocks National Reserve in Idaho you have a few different lodging options.  Primitive camping is available in The City of Rocks, camping with RV hookups is available in the Smoky Mountain Campground that is actually located in the Castle Rock State Park and there are two Yurts in […]

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ShareTweet The second day at the City of Rocks began with a better night sleep in a yurt on something that was more like an actual mattress than a tent, sleeping pad and sleeping bag on slanted ground.  The yurt at the City of Rocks required a little bit more of a cash outlay than […]

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ShareTweet When you visit the City of Rocks National Reserve In Idaho you are out in the middle of nowhere and there are limited places to stay while there.  Camping at The City of Rocks may be your best bet when you visit this area in the National Park system.  If you are traveling on […]

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ShareTweet Though it took forever to get the tent up last night (~2 hours!) and the campsite wasn’t level, it was a much more comfortable night sleep than sleeping in the car had been the night before at Fossil Butte National Monument.  There were supposed to be campsites at the City of Rocks for $12.00 […]

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ShareTweet Last night was a sleep in the car night at Fossil Butte.  A night “sleeping in the car” is always a rough night when it’s a summer trip and the car is still packed with a full load of ski gear as well as enough to get you through the summer.  When the car […]

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