Faywood, New Mexico: City of Rocks - Toilet Rock

Acre after acre of big, oddly-shaped rocks, including "Toilet Rock" and others too awkward to mention.

City of Rocks State Park

327 Hwy 61, Faywood, NM
I-10 exit 82 (Deming). Drive north on US Hwy 180 for 24 miles, then turn right onto Hwy 61. The entrance to City of Rocks State Park will be three miles on the left.
Daily 7 am - 9 pm. (Call to verify)
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City of Rocks - Strange Extrusion

I didn't realize how Freudian I must be, but I think I see a ....? From a 1991 trip.

[Pete Erwin, 08/12/2000]

Kids! Shield your eyes! City of Rocks is home to the equally embarrassing Toilet Rock, exhibited in our first book... June 2005 - Tipster Gene Shiau notes that there is an unmanned fee collection post at the entrance, but pay up, because you may be caught once inside the park.

Toilet Rock.

Toilet Rock

Wanted to ask you about a New Mexican site called "Toilet Rock". I had heard about it before I moved here two years ago, but none of the locals ever seem to have heard of it. Have I been duped? Is it really here? I figure if anyone knows, it's you.

[Matthew Celeskey, 11/25/1997]

Toilet Rock appears from a distance to be a toilet -- especially beautiful when silhouetted against a sunset. It's in City of Rocks State Park in NM.

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