Almo, Idaho: City of Rocks - Bathtub Rock

Take a driving tour of the "city" to see odd rocks as wells as signatures and wagon ruts left by westward bound pioneers since at least 1843. Don't miss Bathtub Rock.

City of Rocks National Reserve

Address:
City of Rocks Rd., Almo, ID
Directions:
City of Rocks National Reserve. West of Almo. From Boise, I-84 East to exit 216 (Declo), south on Idaho 77 to Conner Creek, then southwest on the Elba-Almo Road to the visitor center in Almo. From there go west 2 miles on City of Rocks Rd.
Hours:
Mid-May-mid-Oct 8 am - 4:30 pm. Other - weekends 8 am - 4:30 pm. (Call to verify)
Phone:
208-824-5910
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City of Rocks - Bathtub Rock

Be sure to go to the Almo Outpost after climbing for the day. Delicious potatoes and fun decorations.

[Karren, 06/24/2012]
City of Rocks - Bathtub Rock

My family and I have gone to the City of Rocks every year for as far back as I remember. For hikers, there are excellent trails and for the less athletic of us, there is plenty to see from your car, you can drive through start to finish. Drawback, kind of hard to find, but worth it. Don't miss Bathtub Rock, a naturally carved out bowl in a rock high up, the sun heats the water; not sure if you can still get in tub or not. Plenty of other neat looking rock formations.

[Alisha Teeter, 06/05/2010]

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