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Hole in the Wall State Park with some scenery, good pared with City of Rocks Preserve

Did both the state park piece and the City of Rocks Preserve (much bigger) as part of trip in... read more

Reviewed 11 November 2018
Downingtown, Pennsylvania
Better than It's bigger neighbor for beginner climbers

We came here after doing some fun moderate climbs at The City of Rocks and were pleasantly... read more

Reviewed 18 September 2018
Joe A
Idaho Falls, Idaho
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Reviewed 11 November 2018

Did both the state park piece and the City of Rocks Preserve (much bigger) as part of trip in September. Did the backyard boulders trail which took about 40 minutes or so after talking pictures. Spent alot more time at the City of Rocks Preserve....More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 18 September 2018

We came here after doing some fun moderate climbs at The City of Rocks and were pleasantly surprised with some of the super fun moderate routes. If you are looking for fun sub 5.9 routes I would definitely suggest you spend some time here on...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Joe A
Reviewed 6 September 2018

Most people go to City of Rocks, so it's nice to try a new spot. We've been here twice, though to the same crag, but this time there were some new bolted lines that hadn't been there 9 years ago. Will check out other crags...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Wendie W
Reviewed 7 August 2018

We had a great time visiting Castle Rocks State Park. It was a bit smokey while we were there due to the wildfires in the area but we were still able to see the amazing scenery the state park has to offer. When visiting City...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank ceutce
Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile

This place is about 2 miles from City of Rocks and has way less people and easier access for beginning climbers that want easy or challenging free climbs. Loved it. My 11 year old and teenagers all climbed to the top of the peaks. What...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Vacation637452
Reviewed 2 July 2018

We hiked a couple of trails here - flat and easy. Watched a number of climbers on Castle Rock! Fun! We found the trails well-marked here, much better than in the City of Rocks. Helpful hint - get there early. The parking lot for the...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 11 September 2017

We visited here on 8/26/17. There is a $5 entry fee (self pay) and the roads into and in the park are good dirt/gravel roads suitable for an normal car. We drove through the park to Castle Rock which is where the road ends, watched...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank Peter K
Reviewed 30 June 2017

We had a family vacation at Castle Rocks. We rented the Lodge at Castle Rocks. The Lodge is a GREAT place to stay. It was very clean, furnished with everything we needed, and very comfortable. I would highly recommend this for anyone wanting to stay...More

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank JRBRupert_Idaho_USA
Reviewed 9 June 2017

There is a $5.00 fee. You are on your honor to pay. The grandkids liked playing in the small creek. They also were able to climb some rocks.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Fishinggall49
Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

This place is spectacular. About 15 miles of trails, and amazing views all around. Trails weren't very well maintained when I was here and quite overgrown. Maybe it's still too early in the season. Nonetheless, this was totally worthwhile and I enjoyed hiking for about...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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