News and Events

Friends Meeting

There will be a Friends Group meeting November 10, 2018. It will be held at the City of Rocks State Park, in the at the maintenance shed at 11.:00am. The meeting will open with a presentation by Ms. Melissa Amarello entitled "Living with Snakes". Melissa will discuss how to manage snakes in your yard, answer common questions about snakes, and share her observations on snake behavior. Melissa is co-founder and director of Adovocates for Snake Preservation. She will bring live snakes. This presentation will be followed by a general meeting of the Friends Group, and conclude with a pot-luck dinner open to all meeting participants and attendees.

City of Rocks Days

City of Rocks Days will be held in May. We are hoping to have this all set up for May 14th 2019. This is when the park first got established. If anyone would like to participate, be a vendor, or play music in this event please contact our friends group. You will need to get a speical use permit from the vistor center or contact the park for more details. Come and join us for this event.

Upcoming Events

The following upcoming events and potential projects were discussed "Adopt-a-Highway" cleanup between mile markers 3 and 4 on Hwy 61 will be held on October 28, 2018 at 8:30 am; firewood cutting and bundling; Botanical Garden renovation; and programs for upcoming meetings.