The best hiking in Castle Rocks State Park Idaho starts at the Castle Rocks Ranch Unit and the Stines Creek Picnic Area. Within the Ranch Unit, you can explore the 2-mile Backyard Boulders Loop. Or venture further into the geological complex toward Eagle Rock Grove, Shark’s Fin, and Brackenbury Gulch. Keep reading for trail maps and our pick for the best easy day hike, the Backyard Boulders Trail.
Enjoy the best City of Rocks Idaho Camping at Castle Rocks State Park. Located just outside of the National Reserve, the state campground offers a full range of amenities and quick access to the Reserve and nearby Almo, the visitor’s center, and Durfee Hot Springs.
City of Rocks Climbing. Hiking. Camping. The City of Rocks and Castle Rocks State Park offer some of the most diverse and interesting climbing areas in the Pacific Northwest. Climb moderate to advanced single- and multi-pitch routes; no special permits needed. If you want to place permanent anchors, you can find the permit forms on
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Explore Idaho National Parks and the City of Rocks National Reserve. Hike, backpack, climb, bike, and ride your way through this scenic geological area. Get all the best recommendations and trip ideas here.
Hike trails around the lake and the surrounding mountains. Kayak and fish along the marshy inlet or out into the lake. Camp in any of the park’s reservable spots for RVs, trailers, and tents. Click any link in our table of contents above to find information, resources, and recommendations for the best place to camp near Yellowstone, Henrys Lake State Park!
We’ve planned the best 7 Day West Yellowstone Vacation Itinerary so you don’t have to! Check out each of the days below to put together your own vacation to Yellowstone and the surrounding area near Henrys Lake State Park in Idaho, Jackson Hole, and Grand Teton National Park.
Day 6 on our trip to Yellowstone: Today we exploring Yellowstone National Park, starting at Gibbon Falls and the Norris Geyser Basin. We continue with lunch at the Mammoth and Mammoth Hot Springs, followed by more bison encounters and a tour of Fort Yellowstone.
Day 5 on our trip to Yellowstone: Today we are traveling to Jackson, Wyoming and Grand Teton National Park. We’ll bike around Jackson, eat at our favorite lunch spot, cruise around the Tetons, and visit local historical museums.