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  information ################## --> City of Rocks National Reserve: General Information</a></td></tr> <tr><td valign=top><img style="margin-top:4px;" src=/images/a.gif></td><td></td><td> The <b>City</b> of <b>Rocks</b> is located in southern <a href="/topics/Idaho" title="Idaho" class=fl>Idaho</a> on the northern edge of the Great Basin. </td></tr> <tr><td valign=top><img style="margin-top:4px;" src=/images/a.gif></td><td></td><td> <b>City</b> of <b>Rocks</b> employees will fill the water trough for a $5.00 water delivery fee, but it is not required that horse owners take advantage of this service. </td></tr> <tr><td valign=top><img style="margin-top:4px;" src=/images/a.gif></td><td></td><td> The <b>City</b> of <b>Rocks</b> does require that weed free certified hay be used within the park.</td></tr> <tr><td></td><td colspan=2><font color=gray>www.nps.gov /ciro/home.htm</font>   (430 words)</td></tr> </table> </td> </tr> </table><body face="Arial"> <br> <table cellpadding=0> <tr> <td>  </td> <td> <table > <tr><td> </td><td colspan=2><a href="http://www.mountainproject.com/v/idaho/city_of_rocks/105739322">Mountain Project: Climbing City of Rocks > Idaho</a></td></tr> <tr><td valign=top><img style="margin-top:4px;" src=/images/a.gif></td><td></td><td> <b>City</b> of <b>Rocks</b> is a mecca of climbing, just over the Utah/Idaho border in rural <a href="/topics/Idaho" title="Idaho" class=fl>Idaho</a>. </td></tr> <tr><td valign=top><img style="margin-top:4px;" src=/images/a.gif></td><td></td><td> The <b>City</b> of <b>Rocks</b> went by many names early on; Goblin <b>City</b>, Chapel <b>Rocks</b>, Pyramid Circle, and Ancient <b>City</b> were just a few of the monikers that were utilized by the early emigrants. </td></tr> <tr><td valign=top><img style="margin-top:4px;" src=/images/a.gif></td><td></td><td> They came through the area on their way to California for a better life, and the <b>rock</b> formations that take on many shapes and figures were a perfect landmark for them to use.</td></tr> <tr><td></td><td colspan=2><font color=gray>www.mountainproject.com /v/idaho/city_of_rocks/105739322</font>   (1031 words)</td></tr> </table> </td> </tr> </table><body face="Arial"> <br> <table cellpadding=0> <tr> <td>  </td> <td> <table > <tr><td> </td><td colspan=2><a href="http://www.sltrib.com/travel/ci_3865197">Salt Lake Tribune - Idaho's City of Rocks</a></td></tr> <tr><td valign=top><img style="margin-top:4px;" src=/images/a.gif></td><td></td><td> <b>CITY</b> OF <b>ROCKS</b> NATIONAL RESERVE, <a href="/topics/Idaho" title="Idaho" class=fl>Idaho </a>- The towering spikes, monoliths and pillars of <a href="/topics/Granite" title="Granite" class=fl>granite</a> that jut out of the high desert floor along the old wagon trail to California's gold fields were marveled at by thousands of transcontinental travelers more than a century ago. </td></tr> <tr><td valign=top><img style="margin-top:4px;" src=/images/a.gif></td><td></td><td> Several of the spires of <b>rock</b> are historic billboards that memorialize the thousands of westward settlers who passed through from <a href="/topics/1843" title="1843" class=fl>1843</a> until <a href="/topics/1869" title="1869" class=fl>1869</a>, when the transcontinental railroad was completed. </td></tr> <tr><td valign=top><img style="margin-top:4px;" src=/images/a.gif></td><td></td><td> <b>City</b> of <b>Rocks</b> National Reserve: The <b>City</b> of <b>Rocks</b>, in southern <a href="/topics/Idaho" title="Idaho" class=fl>Idaho</a> on the northern edge of the Great Basin, is open year-round.</td></tr> <tr><td></td><td colspan=2><font color=gray>www.sltrib.com /travel/ci_3865197</font>   (691 words)</td></tr> </table> </td> </tr> </table><div id="ad2" style="display: none"></div><body face="Arial"> <br> <table cellpadding=0> <tr> <td>  </td> <td> <table > <tr><td> </td><td colspan=2><u>Oregon-California Trails Association</u>   <i>(Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)</i></td></tr> <tr><td valign=top><img style="margin-top:4px;" src=/images/a.gif></td><td></td><td> The <b>City</b> of <b>Rocks</b>, recently designated as a National Reserve, inspired awe in all of the emigrants who passed this way. </td></tr> <tr><td valign=top><img style="margin-top:4px;" src=/images/a.gif></td><td></td><td> A geologic wonder, the <b>City</b> of <b>Rocks</b> developed into one of the most important and historic junctures along the entire length of the overland emigrant trails. </td></tr> <tr><td valign=top><img style="margin-top:4px;" src=/images/a.gif></td><td></td><td> To wander among these vast ledge of <b>rock</b>, to crall in the great caves, caverns, and holes, which nature had formed in these <b>rocks</b> fills the mind of man, with a wild romantic Grandeur, which raises him above his natural sphere, and leads him, to aspire, to reach the angles [angels'] seat.</td></tr> <tr><td></td><td colspan=2><font color=gray>www.octa-trails.org /JumpingOffToday/VirtualTour/CityofRocks.asp</font>   (609 words)</td></tr> </table> </td> </tr> </table><body face="Arial"> <br> <table cellpadding=0> <tr> <td>  </td> <td> <table > <tr><td> </td><td colspan=2><a href="http://www.southernnewmexico.com/Articles/Southwest/Luna/CityofRocks.html">Southern New Mexico Travel and Tourism Information: City of Rocks</a></td></tr> <tr><td valign=top><img style="margin-top:4px;" src=/images/a.gif></td><td></td><td> In the interior of "the <b>city,"</b> the <b>rocks</b> meld and merge to form arches, curvaceous streets, and dark alleyways. </td></tr> <tr><td valign=top><img style="margin-top:4px;" src=/images/a.gif></td><td></td><td> This is a <b>city</b> of dreams, a <b>city</b> of particular delight to children and to adults who can still imagine and think as children do. </td></tr> <tr><td valign=top><img style="margin-top:4px;" src=/images/a.gif></td><td></td><td> The <b>City</b> of <b>Rocks</b> State Park is twenty-seven miles northwest of Deming and thirty-one miles southeast of Silver <b>City</b>.</td></tr> <tr><td></td><td colspan=2><font color=gray>www.southernnewmexico.com /Articles/Southwest/Luna/CityofRocks.html</font>   (699 words)</td></tr> </table> </td> </tr> </table><body face="Arial"> <br> <table cellpadding=0> <tr> <td>  </td> <td> <table > <tr><td> </td><td colspan=2><u>CityOfRocks</u>   <i>(Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)</i></td></tr> <tr><td valign=top><img style="margin-top:4px;" src=/images/a.gif></td><td></td><td> <b>Rock</b> formations like those at the park exist in only 6 other places in the world. </td></tr> <tr><td valign=top><img style="margin-top:4px;" src=/images/a.gif></td><td></td><td> <b>City</b> of <b>Rocks</b> was first to receive an observatory in the Division. </td></tr> <tr><td valign=top><img style="margin-top:4px;" src=/images/a.gif></td><td></td><td> To get to <b>City</b> of <b>Rocks</b> State Park from Deming, take US 180 northwest 24 miles; then go northeast on NM 61 for 4 miles to the park access road.</td></tr> <tr><td></td><td colspan=2><font color=gray>www.emnrd.state.nm.us /emnrd/parks/cityrocks.htm</font>   (222 words)</td></tr> </table> </td> </tr> </table><body face="Arial"> <br> <table cellpadding=0> <tr> <td>  </td> <td> <table > <tr><td> </td><td colspan=2><u>Access Notes - Vol. 9 City of Rocks</u>   <i>(Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)</i></td></tr> <tr><td valign=top><img style="margin-top:4px;" src=/images/a.gif></td><td></td><td> <b>City</b> of <b>Rocks</b> National Reserve in <a href="/topics/Idaho" title="Idaho" class=fl>Idaho</a> has issued its Comprehensive and Climbing Management Plans, which outline management priorities and actions as the reserve passes out of the hands of the <a href="/topics/National-Park-Service" title="National Park Service" class=fl>National Park Service</a> and into the jurisdiction of the <a href="/topics/Idaho" title="Idaho" class=fl>Idaho</a> Department of Parks and Recreation. </td></tr> <tr><td valign=top><img style="margin-top:4px;" src=/images/a.gif></td><td></td><td> <b>City</b> of <b>Rocks</b> will remain a unit of the National Park System with its day-to-day management fulfilled by the <a href="/topics/Idaho" title="Idaho" class=fl>Idaho</a> DPR. </td></tr> <tr><td valign=top><img style="margin-top:4px;" src=/images/a.gif></td><td></td><td> It was imposed due to the Twin Sisters' status as a "Cultural/Historic Landmark" and despite a 1993 <b>City</b> of <b>Rocks</b> study which found that climbers cause minimal visual and environmental impact.</td></tr> <tr><td></td><td colspan=2><font color=gray>www.cs.cmu.edu /afs/cs/user/cline/www/AccessFund/AccessNotes/V9/city.html</font>   (554 words)</td></tr> </table> </td> </tr> </table><body face="Arial"> <br> <table cellpadding=0> <tr> <td>  </td> <td> <table > <tr><td> </td><td colspan=2><a href="http://www.legendsofamerica.com/ID-CityRocks.html">City of Rocks National Reserve, Idaho</a></td></tr> <tr><td valign=top><img style="margin-top:4px;" src=/images/a.gif></td><td></td><td> In the late 19th century, homesteaders began to filter into the <b>City</b> of <b>Rocks</b> area, practicing dry land farming and ranching. </td></tr> <tr><td valign=top><img style="margin-top:4px;" src=/images/a.gif></td><td></td><td> The <b>City</b> of <b>Rocks</b> is also known to be one of the finest technical <b>rock</b> climbing sites anywhere in the world, with 100-300 foot spires providing the climbing opportunities. </td></tr> <tr><td valign=top><img style="margin-top:4px;" src=/images/a.gif></td><td></td><td> The <b>City</b> of <b>Rocks</b> National Reserv is administered cooperatively by the <a href="/topics/National-Park-Service" title="National Park Service" class=fl>National Park Service</a> and the <a href="/topics/Idaho" title="Idaho" class=fl>Idaho</a> Department of Parks and Recreation.</td></tr> <tr><td></td><td colspan=2><font color=gray>www.legendsofamerica.com /ID-CityRocks.html</font>   (811 words)</td></tr> </table> </td> </tr> </table><body face="Arial"> <br> <table cellpadding=0> <tr> <td>  </td> <td> <table > <tr><td> </td><td colspan=2><a href="http://www.gearreview.com/book_cityofrocks.asp">Rock Climbing Idaho's City of Rocks Book Review - GearReview.com</a></td></tr> <tr><td valign=top><img style="margin-top:4px;" src=/images/a.gif></td><td></td><td> The <b>City</b> of <b>Rocks</b> in southern <a href="/topics/Idaho" title="Idaho" class=fl>Idaho</a> is world renown for it's climbing. </td></tr> <tr><td valign=top><img style="margin-top:4px;" src=/images/a.gif></td><td></td><td> Pictures of the <b>rock</b> formations and route descriptions are included, but the actual route topo, in most cases, are not. </td></tr> <tr><td valign=top><img style="margin-top:4px;" src=/images/a.gif></td><td></td><td> This just served to add to the confusion of access to the <b>City</b> of <b>Rocks</b>, which access is under assault.</td></tr> <tr><td></td><td colspan=2><font color=gray>www.gearreview.com /book_cityofrocks.asp</font>   (487 words)</td></tr> </table> </td> </tr> </table><body face="Arial"> <br> <table cellpadding=0> <tr> <td>  </td> <td> <table > <tr><td> </td><td colspan=2><u>City of Rocks</u>   <i>(Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)</i></td></tr> <tr><td valign=top><img style="margin-top:4px;" src=/images/a.gif></td><td></td><td> The <b>rock</b> formations at the park are so unique that they are only known to exist in six other places in the world. </td></tr> <tr><td valign=top><img style="margin-top:4px;" src=/images/a.gif></td><td></td><td> <b>City</b> of <b>Rocks</b> State Park is midway between Silver <b>City</b> and Deming off US 180. </td></tr> <tr><td valign=top><img style="margin-top:4px;" src=/images/a.gif></td><td></td><td> Der Staatspark <b>„City</b> of <b>Rocks“</b> erhielt seinen Namen von den unglaublichen Felsformationen, die vor 30 Millionen Jahren aus Vulkanasche entstanden und von Wind und Wasser in Reihen monolithischer Blöcke geformt wurden.</td></tr> <tr><td></td><td colspan=2><font color=gray>www.oldwestcountry.com /cityofrocks.html</font>   (556 words)</td></tr> </table> </td> </tr> </table><body face="Arial"> <br> <table cellpadding=0> <tr> <td>  </td> <td> <table > <tr><td> </td><td colspan=2><a href="http://www.darkisle.com/newmexico/cityofrocks/rocks.html">City of Rocks</a></td></tr> <tr><td valign=top><img style="margin-top:4px;" src=/images/a.gif></td><td></td><td> The grouping is a result of a volcanic erruption many millions of years ago and soil errosion has left behind the big <b>rocks</b>. </td></tr> <tr><td valign=top><img style="margin-top:4px;" src=/images/a.gif></td><td></td><td> These <b>rocks</b> seem to average 15-30 feet in height and vary greatly in width. </td></tr> <tr><td valign=top><img style="margin-top:4px;" src=/images/a.gif></td><td></td><td> The <b>City</b> of <b>Rocks</b> was settled between 750 and 1250 by the Mimbres Indians.</td></tr> <tr><td></td><td colspan=2><font color=gray>www.darkisle.com /newmexico/cityofrocks/rocks.html</font>   (252 words)</td></tr> </table> </td> </tr> </table><body face="Arial"> <br> <table cellpadding=0> <tr> <td>  </td> <td> <table > <tr><td> </td><td colspan=2><a href="http://www.cr.nps.gov/history/online_books/ciro/hrsaa.htm">City of Rocks NR: Historic Resources Study (Appendix A)</a></td></tr> <tr><td valign=top><img style="margin-top:4px;" src=/images/a.gif></td><td></td><td> The shadow was cool—inviting and brought to mind the Spiritus 1 illustration—of the figure—the Scenery was grand and the concave <b>rocks</b> at the narrow pass was quite a curiosity. </td></tr> <tr><td valign=top><img style="margin-top:4px;" src=/images/a.gif></td><td></td><td> This known as the <b>City</b> <b>rocks</b> and certain bears a striking resemblance to a <b>city</b>. </td></tr> <tr><td valign=top><img style="margin-top:4px;" src=/images/a.gif></td><td></td><td> The plains of <a href="/topics/Raft-River" title="Raft River" class=fl>Raft River</a> were covered with splendid feed, and after passing the <b>"City</b> of <b>Rocks,"</b> a great cluster of giant pinnacles that towered a hundred feet high, decided to lay over for several days in order to rest our cattle before entering the Snake desert.</td></tr> <tr><td></td><td colspan=2><font color=gray>www.cr.nps.gov /history/online_books/ciro/hrsaa.htm</font>   (4515 words)</td></tr> </table> </td> </tr> </table><body face="Arial"> <br> <table cellpadding=0> <tr> <td>  </td> <td> <table > <tr><td> </td><td colspan=2><a href="http://www.gilawilderness.com/travel/cityofrocks.htm">City Of Rocks State Park</a></td></tr> <tr><td valign=top><img style="margin-top:4px;" src=/images/a.gif></td><td></td><td> State Park <b>City</b> of <b>Rocks</b> State Park was established in May 1952. </td></tr> <tr><td valign=top><img style="margin-top:4px;" src=/images/a.gif></td><td></td><td> The <b>“city”</b> is a truly geologic monument formed by large sculptured <b>rock</b> columns, or pinnacles, rising as high as 40 feet and separated by paths or </td></tr> <tr><td valign=top><img style="margin-top:4px;" src=/images/a.gif></td><td></td><td> <b>City</b> of <b>Rocks</b> State Park is in the Mimbres Valley of the Chihuahuan desert and typical vegetation and wildlife abound.</td></tr> <tr><td></td><td colspan=2><font color=gray>www.gilawilderness.com /travel/cityofrocks.htm</font>   (680 words)</td></tr> </table> </td> </tr> </table><body face="Arial"> <br> <table cellpadding=0> <tr> <td>  </td> <td> <table > <tr><td> </td><td colspan=2><a href="http://www.cr.nps.gov/history/online_books/ciro/hrsn.htm">City of Rocks NR: Historic Resources Study (Notes)</a></td></tr> <tr><td valign=top><img style="margin-top:4px;" src=/images/a.gif></td><td></td><td> <b>City</b> of <b>Rocks</b> pioneer C. Walgamott reported that in 1875, "evidence of the conflict was marked plainly by trenches thrown up under each wagon as they were arranged in circles." </td></tr> <tr><td valign=top><img style="margin-top:4px;" src=/images/a.gif></td><td></td><td> For example, in 1920 <b>City</b> of <b>Rocks</b> dryland farmers are included in the Moulton (Junction Valley) district rather than the Almo district. </td></tr> <tr><td valign=top><img style="margin-top:4px;" src=/images/a.gif></td><td></td><td> 19; Weldon, "Homesteaders at the <b>City</b> of <b>Rocks,"</b> pp.</td></tr> <tr><td></td><td colspan=2><font color=gray>www.cr.nps.gov /history/online_books/ciro/hrsn.htm</font>   (8056 words)</td></tr> </table> </td> </tr> </table><body face="Arial"> <br> <table cellpadding=0> <tr> <td>  </td> <td> <table > <tr><td> </td><td colspan=2><a href="http://www.innonbroadwayweb.com/attractions.htm">New Mexico Vacation Gila National Forest Cliff Dwelling City of Rocks NM</a></td></tr> <tr><td valign=top><img style="margin-top:4px;" src=/images/a.gif></td><td></td><td> New Mexico Vacation Gila National Forest Cliff Dwelling <b>City</b> of <b>Rocks</b> NM Silver <b>City</b>, New Mexico was founded in the 1880s when silver was discovered in the area. </td></tr> <tr><td valign=top><img style="margin-top:4px;" src=/images/a.gif></td><td></td><td> Silver <b>City</b> is the gateway to the Gila National Forest and Wilderness. </td></tr> <tr><td valign=top><img style="margin-top:4px;" src=/images/a.gif></td><td></td><td> <b>City</b> of <b>Rocks</b> State Park is located south of Silver <b>City</b>.</td></tr> <tr><td></td><td colspan=2><font color=gray>www.innonbroadwayweb.com /attractions.htm</font>   (406 words)</td></tr> </table> </td> </tr> </table><body face="Arial"> <br> <table cellpadding=0> <tr> <td>  </td> <td> <table > <tr><td> </td><td colspan=2><a href="http://www.ohwy.com/id/c/cityoisp.htm">City of Rocks National Reserve Almo, Idaho (Geology)</a></td></tr> <tr><td valign=top><img style="margin-top:4px;" src=/images/a.gif></td><td></td><td> Many of the <a href="/topics/Granite" title="Granite" class=fl>granite</a> <b>rock</b> formations that are the outstanding features of the Reserve are over 2.5 billion years old, some of the oldest <b>rocks</b> found in North America. </td></tr> <tr><td valign=top><img style="margin-top:4px;" src=/images/a.gif></td><td></td><td> The <b>rocks</b> were shaped by weathering forces into the fantastic shapes you see now. </td></tr> <tr><td valign=top><img style="margin-top:4px;" src=/images/a.gif></td><td></td><td> During the westward expansion, the <b>City</b> of <b>Rocks</b> was an important landmark along the <a href="/topics/California-Trail" title="California Trail" class=fl>California Trail</a>.</td></tr> <tr><td></td><td colspan=2><font color=gray>www.ohwy.com /id/c/cityoisp.htm</font>   (172 words)</td></tr> </table> </td> </tr> </table><body face="Arial"> <br> <table cellpadding=0> <tr> <td>  </td> <td> <table > <tr><td> </td><td colspan=2><a href="http://www.bluebhikku.com/cityofrocks.html">City of Rocks</a></td></tr> <tr><td valign=top><img style="margin-top:4px;" src=/images/a.gif></td><td></td><td> <b>City</b> of <b>Rocks</b>, Stefan George's newest release, is further testament to this sagacious poet's powerful alchemy. </td></tr> <tr><td valign=top><img style="margin-top:4px;" src=/images/a.gif></td><td></td><td> It is a collection of 12 portraits, real-life dramas, and lost horizons rendered in song by Stefan and performed by him and his band Songtower. </td></tr> <tr><td valign=top><img style="margin-top:4px;" src=/images/a.gif></td><td></td><td> Like the little state park in southern New Mexico referred to in the title, the album is a gathering of souls set in stone, curiously isolated yet somehow bonded, belonging to each other..</td></tr> <tr><td></td><td colspan=2><font color=gray>www.bluebhikku.com /cityofrocks.html</font>   (74 words)</td></tr> </table> </td> </tr> </table><body face="Arial"> <br> <table cellpadding=0> <tr> <td>  </td> <td> <table > <tr><td> </td><td colspan=2><a href="http://www.exumguides.com/special/city.shtml">Exum Guides City of Rocks, Idaho</a></td></tr> <tr><td valign=top><img style="margin-top:4px;" src=/images/a.gif></td><td></td><td> <b>City</b> of <b>Rocks</b> National Monument is a 50 square mile area in central <a href="/topics/Idaho" title="Idaho" class=fl>Idaho</a> clustered with hundreds of <a href="/topics/Granite" title="Granite" class=fl>granite</a> towers. </td></tr> <tr><td valign=top><img style="margin-top:4px;" src=/images/a.gif></td><td></td><td> Internationally famed for its magnificent <b>rock</b>, sporting thousands of routes of any difficulty, the <b>"City"</b> is an ideal place for honing your climbing skills in a relaxed high desert atmosphere. </td></tr> <tr><td valign=top><img style="margin-top:4px;" src=/images/a.gif></td><td></td><td> Routes vary in length between one and six pitches and encompass all genres of climbing including cracks, bolted faces, slabs, chimneys, and roofs.</td></tr> <tr><td></td><td colspan=2><font color=gray>www.exumguides.com /special/city.shtml</font>   (125 words)</td></tr> </table> </td> </tr> </table><body face="Arial"> <br> <table cellpadding=0> <tr> <td>  </td> <td> <table > <tr><td> </td><td colspan=2><u>City of Rocks Comment Period Extended</u>   <i>(Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)</i></td></tr> <tr><td valign=top><img style="margin-top:4px;" src=/images/a.gif></td><td></td><td> <b>City</b> of <b>Rocks</b>, ID—The Twin Sisters, the most prominent and recognizable <b>rock</b> formations at the <b>City</b> of <b>Rocks</b> National Reserve (CIRO) in <a href="/topics/Idaho" title="Idaho" class=fl>Idaho</a>, have been closed to climbing since 1993. </td></tr> <tr><td valign=top><img style="margin-top:4px;" src=/images/a.gif></td><td></td><td> <a href="/topics/Idaho" title="Idaho" class=fl>Idaho’s</a> <b>City</b> of <b>Rocks</b> National Reserve (CIRO) began the process of revising its 1998 Climbing Management Plan (CMP), but the <a href="/topics/National-Park-Service" title="National Park Service" class=fl>National Park Service</a> (NPS) has already decided, without public input, that it won’t even consider an alternative that would allow any climbing on the famed Twin Sisters formation. </td></tr> <tr><td valign=top><img style="margin-top:4px;" src=/images/a.gif></td><td></td><td> The <b>City</b> of <b>Rocks</b> has extended the comment period through at least Friday April 7.</td></tr> <tr><td></td><td colspan=2><font color=gray>www.outdoornewswire.com /v/current/htdocs/etc/sa.php/63617465676f72794c6162656c3d436c696d62696e67266c6f636174696f6e3d323030362f30342f313134343037373635342672737349643d33323933</font>   (282 words)</td></tr> </table> </td> </tr> </table><body face="Arial"> <br> <table cellpadding=0> <tr> <td>  </td> <td> <table > <tr><td> </td><td colspan=2><a href="http://jemez.org/city_of_rocks.htm">City of Rocks State Park, NM</a></td></tr> <tr><td valign=top><img style="margin-top:4px;" src=/images/a.gif></td><td></td><td> <b>City</b> of <b>Rocks</b> is ideal for desert hide and seek, picnicking, and camping. </td></tr> <tr><td valign=top><img style="margin-top:4px;" src=/images/a.gif></td><td></td><td> The <b>"City"</b> was formed of volcanic ash 30 million years ago and sculpted by wind and water into rows of monolithic blocks. </td></tr> <tr><td valign=top><img style="margin-top:4px;" src=/images/a.gif></td><td></td><td> The <b>"city"</b> is wonderfully suitable for adventurous kids of all ages (younger children may need parental guidence).</td></tr> <tr><td></td><td colspan=2><font color=gray>jemez.org /city_of_rocks.htm</font>   (484 words)</td></tr> </table> </td> </tr> </table><body face="Arial"> <br> <table cellpadding=0> <tr> <td>  </td> <td> <table > <tr><td> </td><td colspan=2><u>City of Rocks National Reserve</u>   <i>(Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)</i></td></tr> <tr><td valign=top><img style="margin-top:4px;" src=/images/a.gif></td><td></td><td> <b>City</b> of <b>Rocks</b> National Reserve offers scenic walks near the historic <a href="/topics/California-Trail" title="California Trail" class=fl>California Trail</a> and opportunities for wildlife watching, photography, world-class technical climbing, hiking, picnicking, and camping. </td></tr> <tr><td valign=top><img style="margin-top:4px;" src=/images/a.gif></td><td></td><td> <b>City</b> of <b>Rocks</b> National Reserve lies in southern <a href="/topics/Idaho" title="Idaho" class=fl>Idaho</a> on the northern edge of the Great Basin, but its streams flow into the Snake River Drainage. </td></tr> <tr><td valign=top><img style="margin-top:4px;" src=/images/a.gif></td><td></td><td> The degree-of-difficulty scale for <b>rock</b> climbing in the <b>City</b> of <b>Rocks</b> runs from least difficult, at 5.0, to 5.10, most difficult.</td></tr> <tr><td></td><td colspan=2><font color=gray>www.frankstehno.com /sagemesa/destinations/idaho/cityofrocks/cityrocksintro.htm</font>   (608 words)</td></tr> </table> </td> </tr> </table><body face="Arial"> <br> <table cellpadding=0> <tr> <td>  </td> <td> <table > <tr><td> </td><td colspan=2><u>Rock Climbing.com : City of Rocks National Reserve</u>   <i>(Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)</i></td></tr> <tr><td valign=top><img style="margin-top:4px;" src=/images/a.gif></td><td></td><td> Contrary to a popular belief perpetuated in the media, the <b>City</b> of <b>Rocks</b> is not a modern sport climbing area. </td></tr> <tr><td valign=top><img style="margin-top:4px;" src=/images/a.gif></td><td></td><td> <b>City</b> of <b>Rocks</b> National Reserve is internationally known for technical <b>rock</b> climbing. </td></tr> <tr><td valign=top><img style="margin-top:4px;" src=/images/a.gif></td><td></td><td> The east side of the <b>rock</b> is private property and the access is up in the air right now so if you are climbing on the private section be cautious and try and leave no trace.</td></tr> <tr><td></td><td colspan=2><font color=gray>www.rockclimbing.com /routes/listArea.php?AreaID=15</font>   (1447 words)</td></tr> </table> </td> </tr> </table><body face="Arial"> <br> <table cellpadding=0> <tr> <td>  </td> <td> <table > <tr><td> </td><td colspan=2><u>Rock climbing and bouldering at City of Rocks near Almo, ID, Idaho</u>   <i>(Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)</i></td></tr> <tr><td valign=top><img style="margin-top:4px;" src=/images/a.gif></td><td></td><td> <b>Rock</b> Climbing and Bouldering at <b>City</b> of <b>Rocks</b> near Almo, ID, <a href="/topics/Idaho" title="Idaho" class=fl>Idaho</a>. </td></tr> <tr><td valign=top><img style="margin-top:4px;" src=/images/a.gif></td><td></td><td> <b>City</b> of RocksRock Climbing and Bouldering at <b>City</b> of <b>Rocks</b> near Almo, ID, <a href="/topics/Idaho" title="Idaho" class=fl>Idaho</a> </td></tr> <tr><td valign=top><img style="margin-top:4px;" src=/images/a.gif></td><td></td><td> When approaching the <b>City</b> of <b>Rocks</b> from the North all that can be seen is rolling hills and flat plains.</td></tr> <tr><td></td><td colspan=2><font color=gray>www.getbeta.com /location_climbing.asp?locID=5390</font>   (342 words)</td></tr> </table> </td> </tr> </table><body face="Arial"> <br> <table cellpadding=0> <tr> <td>  </td> <td> <table > <tr><td> </td><td colspan=2><u>Surf City Rocks</u>   <i>(Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)</i></td></tr> <tr><td valign=top><img style="margin-top:4px;" src=/images/a.gif></td><td></td><td> * Surf <b>City</b> falls under the Supervision of the Pittsburgh Leadership Foundation and is a project of the Pittsburgh Youth Network. </td></tr> <tr><td valign=top><img style="margin-top:4px;" src=/images/a.gif></td><td></td><td> Surf <b>City</b> recommends a leader to camper ratio of 1:5. </td></tr> <tr><td valign=top><img style="margin-top:4px;" src=/images/a.gif></td><td></td><td> To be a camper at Surf <b>City</b>, you must come with a participating church.</td></tr> <tr><td></td><td colspan=2><font color=gray>www.alloypictures.com /surfcity/parent.html</font>   (197 words)</td></tr> </table> </td> </tr> </table><body face="Arial"> <br> <table cellpadding=0> <tr> <td>  </td> <td> <table > <tr><td> </td><td colspan=2><u>Amazon.com: Rock Climbing Idaho's City of Rocks (FalconGuide): Books: Tony Calderone</u>   <i>(Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)</i></td></tr> <tr><td valign=top><img style="margin-top:4px;" src=/images/a.gif></td><td></td><td> <a href="/topics/Idaho" title="Idaho" class=fl>Idaho's</a> <b>City</b> of <b>Rocks</b> National Reserve has long been heralded as one of North America's premier climbing areas, and for good reason. </td></tr> <tr><td valign=top><img style="margin-top:4px;" src=/images/a.gif></td><td></td><td> The <b>City's</b> unique high-desert environment, pleasant camping, and rich history combine with the fabulous climbing to attract cragsters from all over the globe. </td></tr> <tr><td valign=top><img style="margin-top:4px;" src=/images/a.gif></td><td></td><td> I have climbed in the <b>City</b> of <b>Rocks</b> area for 5 years now, and this is definately a must have book for those new to the area, or exploring new sections of the area.</td></tr> <tr><td></td><td colspan=2><font color=gray>www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/1560447516?v=glance</font>   (1251 words)</td></tr> </table> </td> </tr> </table><body face="Arial"> <br> <table cellpadding=0> <tr> <td>  </td> <td> <table > <tr><td> </td><td colspan=2><a href="http://www.wildernet.com/pages/area.cfm?areaID=US0021&CU_ID=1">Wildernet - City of Rocks National Reserve</a></td></tr> <tr><td valign=top><img style="margin-top:4px;" src=/images/a.gif></td><td></td><td> The hiking trails are great and well maintained, the <b>rock</b> climbing is world-class. </td></tr> <tr><td valign=top><img style="margin-top:4px;" src=/images/a.gif></td><td></td><td> Campgrounds are located with proximity to the trails and you will find some of the cleanest primitive toilets in any park. </td></tr> <tr><td valign=top><img style="margin-top:4px;" src=/images/a.gif></td><td></td><td> I worked at <b>City</b> of <b>Rocks</b> for 12 years and have heard nothing but great things from our visitors about our parks (<b>City</b> of <b>Rocks</b> National Reserve and Castle <b>Rocks</b> State Park,and the historic ranching/pioneer heritage.</td></tr> <tr><td></td><td colspan=2><font color=gray>www.wildernet.com /pages/area.cfm?areaID=US0021&CU_ID=1</font>   (348 words)</td></tr> </table> </td> </tr> </table><body face="Arial"> <br> <table cellpadding=0> <tr> <td>  </td> <td> <table > <tr><td> </td><td colspan=2><u>City of Rocks Back Country Byway</u>   <i>(Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)</i></td></tr> <tr><td valign=top><img style="margin-top:4px;" src=/images/a.gif></td><td></td><td> Forming a 49-mile "necklace" around the Albion Mountain Range, the <b>City</b> of <b>Rocks</b> Back Country Byway traverses historically significant rural landscapes that preserve numerous unique attributes of Western development. </td></tr> <tr><td valign=top><img style="margin-top:4px;" src=/images/a.gif></td><td></td><td> The <b>City</b> of <b>Rocks</b> area's historic and geological values, pristine scenic beauty, and opportunities for recreation led to its designation as a national reserve. </td></tr> <tr><td valign=top><img style="margin-top:4px;" src=/images/a.gif></td><td></td><td> The <b>City</b> of <b>Rocks</b> National Reserve rivals Yosemite National Park as a favorite of technical <b>rock</b> climbers as it contains a great number and variety of climbs.</td></tr> <tr><td></td><td colspan=2><font color=gray>www.byways.org /browse/byways/10998</font>   (173 words)</td></tr> </table> </td> </tr> </table><body face="Arial"> <br> <table cellpadding=0> <tr> <td>  </td> <td> <table > <tr><td> </td><td colspan=2><a href="http://www.hikercentral.com/parks/ciro">City Of Rocks National Reserve, Idaho</a></td></tr> <tr><td valign=top><img style="margin-top:4px;" src=/images/a.gif></td><td></td><td> From Salt Lake <b>City</b> take I-15 north to Tremonton, then west on I-84 to Snowville and then routes 30 and 42, or continue north on I-84 to the Sublette exit and go west toward Malta, Elba, and Almo. </td></tr> <tr><td valign=top><img style="margin-top:4px;" src=/images/a.gif></td><td></td><td> Most of the campsites among the <b>rock</b> formations are accessed from the road. </td></tr> <tr><td valign=top><img style="margin-top:4px;" src=/images/a.gif></td><td></td><td> <b>Rock</b> climbing, camping, hiking, photography, joining in guided programs, natural and cultural history study, bird watching, cross country skiing, snowshoeing, ice climbing, and deer hunting.</td></tr> <tr><td></td><td colspan=2><font color=gray>www.hikercentral.com /parks/ciro</font>   (996 words)</td></tr> </table> </td> </tr> </table><body face="Arial"> <br> <table cellpadding=0> <tr> <td>  </td> <td> <table > <tr><td> </td><td colspan=2><u>Installment #3</u>   <i>(Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)</i></td></tr> <tr><td valign=top><img style="margin-top:4px;" src=/images/a.gif></td><td></td><td> <b>City</b> of <b>Rocks</b> has no shortage of these routes. </td></tr> <tr><td valign=top><img style="margin-top:4px;" src=/images/a.gif></td><td></td><td> After a couple of days trying to clip bolts in the middle of cruxes, looking at death falls, with the two best sport crags at the place closed, we decided it was time to look for some boulders. </td></tr> <tr><td valign=top><img style="margin-top:4px;" src=/images/a.gif></td><td></td><td> This is the amount of <b>rock</b> you can see from one of the six or so parking lots to access the climbing.</td></tr> <tr><td></td><td colspan=2><font color=gray>www.newenglandbouldering.com /road/number3.html</font>   (533 words)</td></tr> </table> </td> </tr> </table><body face="Arial"> <br> <table cellpadding=0> <tr> <td>  </td> <td> <table > <tr><td> </td><td colspan=2><u>City of Rocks State Park, New Mexico</u>   <i>(Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)</i></td></tr> <tr><td valign=top><img style="margin-top:4px;" src=/images/a.gif></td><td></td><td> <b>City</b> of <b>Rocks</b> State Park, New Mexico, should not be confused with <b>City</b> of <b>Rocks</b> National Reserve in southern <a href="/topics/Idaho" title="Idaho" class=fl>Idaho</a>. </td></tr> <tr><td valign=top><img style="margin-top:4px;" src=/images/a.gif></td><td></td><td> This page is about <b>City</b> of <b>Rocks</b> State Park, New Mexico. </td></tr> <tr><td valign=top><img style="margin-top:4px;" src=/images/a.gif></td><td></td><td> <b>City</b> of <b>Rocks</b> State Park is in southwestern New Mexico, on NM61 near its junction with US180, southeast of Silver <b>City</b>.</td></tr> <tr><td></td><td colspan=2><font color=gray>www.grouptravels.com /usa_can/nm/cityrock.htm</font>   (99 words)</td></tr> </table> </td> </tr> </table><script language="JavaScript"> <!-- // This function displays the ad results. // It must be defined above the script that calls show_ads.js // to guarantee that it is defined when show_ads.js makes the call-back. function google_ad_request_done(google_ads) { // Proceed only if we have ads to display! 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