City of Rocks National Reserve
Almo, Cassio County, Idaho
Thousands of overland emigrants were inspired by the scenery here and vividly described the site in numerous diaries and journals. People inscribed their names and dates on the rocky spires which can still be seen today. The routes through this area went to the Willamette Valley in Oregon via the Applegate Trail and to the Sierra Nevada goldfields via the California Trail.
Driving from Boise: take I-84 East to exit 216 (Declo); go south on Highway 77 to Conner Creek Junction (stop sign); then turn right (west) on Highway 77 Spur to Almo. The visitor center and the park entrance are south of the post office and businesses.
Driving from Pocatello: take I-86 West to I-84 West to exit 216 and proceed as above.
Driving from Salt Lake City: take I-84 west to exit 245 (Sublette) , turn left and go west to Malta. From Malta take Highway 77 to Conner Creek Junction, continuing straight west through the junction the Highway becomes 77 Spur. Take Highway 77 Spur to Almo. The visitor center and the park entrance are south of the post office and businesses.
The site is open to the public and is administered by the National Park Service.